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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Seawell Award recipient champions next generation of public health leaders
Seawell Award recipient champions next generation of public health leaders

Katie Darby Hein, a clinical assistant professor in the University of Georgia College of Public Health, is the recipient of the 2021 Lee Anne Seawell Faculty Recognition Award from the

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New UGA center to combat global human trafficking
New UGA center to combat global human trafficking

Each year, an estimated 800,000 people are trafficked globally, though the true number may be higher. In a quest to arm officials and stakeholders around the globe with more accurate

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CPH In the Media: March 2021 Roundup
CPH In the Media: March 2021 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of March 2021: WUGA FM’s Athens News Matter checked in with environmental health science professor Erin Lipp, whose

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