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

CPH awards mini-grants to students for community projects
CPH awards mini-grants to students for community projects

New experiential learning program builds community connections, research skills The University of Georgia College of Public Health has awarded mini-grants to four student-led community outreach projects focused on addressing health

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Interdisciplinary seed grants expand telemedicine research
Interdisciplinary seed grants expand telemedicine research

Carolyn Lauckner, an assistant professor of health promotion and behavior in the College of Public Health, is working with Bernadette Heckman, associate professor and director of clinical training in the

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PSO Student Scholar: Matt Melatti
PSO Student Scholar: Matt Melatti

For Matt Melatti, the opportunity to be a 2018-19 PSO Student Scholar represents a way to become an active, informed citizen who knows the importance of public service. Hometown: Fayetteville, Georgia

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