The Department of Health Promotion and Behavior educates future public health professionals in the social and behavioral aspects of public health and in the prevention of health-related problems and conditions. Faculty, students and staff in the department study the underlying factors influencing health in order to create multilevel interventions that positively impact that health and well-being at individual, group, organizational, and community levels.

Degree Programs

Student Profile: Emily Loedding
Student Profile: Emily Loedding

For doctoral student Emily Loedding, the first-hand experience she was able to attain pursuing her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in health promotion & behavior at the College of Public Health

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Motherhood at work: Exploring maternal mental health
Motherhood at work: Exploring maternal mental health

Up to 1 in 5 women in the postpartum period will experience a mental health disorder like postpartum depression or generalized anxiety disorder. How an organization handles a mother’s return

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CPH In the Media: August 2022 Roundup
CPH In the Media: August 2022 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of August 2022: Wastewater surveillance research led by Erin Lipp, professor of environmental health science, was featured on

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