The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) board met December 20th via teleconference and gave final approval to Governor Brian Kemp’s 1115 Medicaid Waiver application. The waiver plan would expand access to Medicaid in Georgia, but include requirements that recipients of the expansion be employed or involved in other activities.
Become a Peer Reviewer for jGPHA
The Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association (jGPHA) is currently recruiting peer reviewers for the Spring 2020 issue. Applications are due by January 28th.
Health Professionals Workforce Development Workshop
The Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University is hosting a professional development workshop February 12, 2020 in Statesboro.
NEW DEADLINE, DEC 20: Call for Abstracts for the 2020 GPHA Conference
The Georgia Public Health Association 2020 conference planning committee welcomes your abstracts for oral presentations and scientific posters. The submission deadline has been extended to Friday, December 20, 2019 at 5 p.m.
jGPHA Call for Papers: Submissions Due February 28, 2020
The Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association (jGPHA) announces a call for papers for the Spring 2020 issue: Moving Translational Approaches to Community Transformation. Submissions are due by February 28, 2020.
Governor Kemp Announces Georgia Access Health Waiver
Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp has launched Georgia Access – a Section 1332 state relief and empowerment waiver to the Affordable Care Act.
GA Dept. of Public Health Issues Vaping-Related Health Advisory
As the number of vaping-related injury cases in Georgia continues to rise, the Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory detailing the health risks of e-cigarettes, vaping devices and vaping products.
Governor Kemp Announces New Appointments
On Thursday, October 24th, Governor Brian P. Kemp conducted swearing-in ceremonies for 20 appointees to serve on various state boards, associations, commissions, and councils.
GPHA Newsletter: Fall 2019
The Fall 2019 edition of our newsletter is here, with information about our 2020 Conference, details about upcoming webinars, and other public health news you need to know.
How to Write a Successful Abstract: View Webinar
Did you miss the GPHA Epidemiology Section webinar on writing abstracts for public health conferences? Or do you want another look at the slides? We have you covered with links to a recording of the webinar, plus the slides available as a download.