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Feb 23
Epidemiology Seminar – Bill Potts-Datema, Division of Adolescent and School Health, CDC
12:20 PM - 1:10 PM
217 Russell Hall, HSC

UGA College of Public Health
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Spring 2018 Seminar Series

Promoting Health in the Nation’s Schools

This week’s guest speaker is: Bill Potts-Datema, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Speaker Biography: William (Bill) Potts-Datema serves as Chief of the Program Development and Services Branch of the CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health. During his 12 years at CDC, he has supervised school health or community health program implementation for all state education agencies, most state health departments, several territorial and tribal education agencies, and over 60 national nongovernmental organizations. He is a doctoral candidate at UGA. He has held a number of national leadership positions including Director of Partnerships for Children’s Health at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts; Executive Director of the Society of State Leaders of Health and Physical Education in Washington, DC; member of the national boards of the National PTA, ASCD, American School Health Association, American Association for Health Education, Foundation for the Advancement of Health Education, and National Commission for Health Education Credentialing; and chair of the national board of directors of Action for Healthy Kids. He served as a Global Executive Board member and Regional Vice-President for North America for the International Union for Health Promotion and Education.

Everyone is welcome to attend!  Contact Andreas Handel (ahandel@uga.edu) for more information.


February 23, 2018
12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
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