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.

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College recognizes achievements of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members
College recognizes achievements of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members

In celebration of UGA Honors Week and the end of the 2021-2022 academic year, the College of Public Health recognized more than 70 dedicated faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community

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CPH In the Media: April 2022 Roundup
CPH In the Media: April 2022 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of April 2022: Violence prevention researcher Pamela Orpinas’ project, with UGA colleague Joon Choi, which partners with clergy

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Traffic safety researchers see dangers – and solutions – for rural residents
Traffic safety researchers see dangers – and solutions – for rural residents

One third of Georgia roadway deaths in 2020 occurred in rural counties, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Georgia. Of the total of 1,587 roadway

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