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Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald to Lead CDC Posted: Jul 18 2017

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Director of the Georgia Department of Public Health, will soon serve on the national stage. The Trump administration has appointed Fitzgerald to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

FREE Nursing CE Hours Available Posted: Jul 10 2017

Looking for continuing education credits? Here are links to some free available nursing CE hours! 

Public Health Leaders Get Recognition at DPH Meeting Posted: Jun 19 2017

In its June meeting, the Georgia Department of Public Health recognized several public health groups for their leadership and service, including the Epidemiology Section, Vital Records Department, and the Cobb/Douglas public health district.

Rural Development Caucus Meeting Schedule Posted: Jun 06 2017

Georgia’s House Rural Development Caucus has released its remaining meeting schedule for 2017.

Governor Deal signs FY 2018 Budget, May 1, 2017 Posted: May 01 2017

Governor Deal today held budget signing ceremonies across the state for next year’s $25 billion state budget. This budget is based on a 3.5 percent increase in general fund revenues over FY 2017, reflecting Georgia’s sustained economic growth.

GPHA Names Sen. Renee Unterman Legislator of the Year Posted: Apr 17 2017

Sen. Renee Unterman (R-Buford) has been recognized as the 2016 Legislator of the Year by the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) in recognition of her numerous contributions to the profession and to the health of all Georgians. The award presentation was made in front of more than 500 GPHA members at the association’s annual Spring meeting in Atlanta.

Student Poster Sessions for APHA 2017 Meeting Posted: Apr 12 2017

Are you a student looking to present your work at the annual APHA conference in November? There will be two student poster sessions for the upcoming APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta, GA. The deadline for submitting poster abstracts is April 30, 2017.

Media Advisory: Georgia Public Health Association brings health policy experts to Atlanta Posted: Apr 05 2017

Reporters are invited to attend and interview featured speakers at the 88th Annual GPHA Meeting and Conference: Faces of Public Health, People, Providers, Professionals, and Partners. Featured speakers will discuss everything from emerging infectious diseases to how the state and federal budgets will impact rural hospitals and public health programs.

Your Questions Wanted for PH Education and Training Roundtable Discussion Posted: Apr 04 2017

You have questions – our panelists have answers! We want your input during the conference closing plenary roundtable next week. We have a top-notch group of roundtable participants discussing public health education and training, and we’d like them to answer your questions.

Crunch Time for the GA General Assembly Posted: Mar 26 2017

As the end of the legislative session nears, we have an update on bills that are still making their way through the legislative process in Georgia’s General Assembly. The report also includes an update on the race to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in the 6th Congressional
District.