Building Georgia’s Culture of Health

Understanding that a community’s economic vitality is directly impacted by the overall health of its citizens and access to affordable, quality healthcare, the College of Public Health and the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development with support from Georgia Power, are offering the 2018 Public Health Leadership Academy (PHLA).  Launched in March 2015, the PHLA’s mission is to increase the capacity of leaders to transcend boundaries, work collaboratively, and transform their communities in order to improve the health of Georgians.

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Candidates

Participants may include business, non-profit, and public leaders; professionals from multiple sectors including health, social work, psychology, ministry, and education; as well as other community-based entities that have an impact on factors that affect public health.

Program

Through five two-day sessions, discussions, support, and peer networking, leaders will increase their capacity to transcend boundaries and work collaboratively to transform the health of their communities.

How To Apply

To apply for the 2018 Cohort of the Public Health Leadership Academy complete the application packet and mail it to the UGA College of Public Health Office of Outreach and Engagement. Applications are due by 5:00 pm on November 18, 2017. Participants will be notified of their acceptance by December 15, 2017. Additional information about the program is outlined in the application packet.  For more information on the program, contact Carolina Darbisi or Marsha Davis.