Improving health takes many hands.
We actively engage with the populations and communities we serve, incorporating their voices, to find solutions with staying power.
Pursue Understanding. Take Action.
UGA and the College of Public Health have a presence in all 159 counties in Georgia. Our faculty, staff, and students work directly with Georgia communities to fully understand existing barriers to health and deliver solutions with staying power.
Explore the many communities where our College is carrying out public service projects, engaged scholarship, and service learning projects.
Committed to the Public’s Health.
The concepts of service and practice are at the core of the UGA College of Public Health’s mission to enhance the quality of life for communities in Georgia and around the world.
Through its various degree programs and experiential learning opportunities, the College places an emphasis on community-oriented problem solving, putting the theories and concepts explored in the classroom into practice in real-world settings. Faculty, staff, and students at the College tackle the world’s biggest public health challenges head-on through active research and outreach.
In addition, the College’s Office of Outreach, Engagement & Equity builds and sustains ongoing university and community partnerships that advance community health, student education, and faculty research and service efforts.
Learn more about our Outreach Services or checkout our spotlights to learn more about the people, programs and partnerships that further our College’s mission to be pursue understanding and take action.