The 2019 Georgia Legislative Session has officially convened, and our legislative liaison Scott Maxwell has issued his first legislative report of the new year. The report includes information on Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed budget, which calls for a 2% raise for state employees and a $3,000 raise for public school teachers.
The Georgia Public Health Association is offering a limited number of scholarships to students for the 90th Annual Meeting and Conference at Westin Buckhead, Atlanta May 7-9, 2019. The deadline for application is February 15.
GPHA is teaming up with several public health partners to host a Health Professionals Workforce Development Workshop February 13, 2019 from 8:30am-3:30pm at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
The Georgia Public Health Association is soliciting proposals for the following services: accounting, audit, executive, legislative education, and website & social media.
Congratulations to Dr. Lloyd M. Hofer, Health Director of the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale (GNR) County Health Departments! Dr. Hofer has won the Distinguished Leader Healthcare Award through the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce.
GPHA is now accepting nominations for the offices of Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, APHA Representative, and Representative-at-Large. Nominations are due by January 18, 2009.
The National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) is accepting abstracts from individuals or groups who’d like to present at the 2019 NALBOH Conference, happening August 14-16, 2019 in Denver. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2019.
Public health professionals – we’d like to hear from you! The GPHA Academic Section and other partners are asking for your input on upcoming workshop topics and continuing education needs as a whole.
The GPHA Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the GPHA Section Awards and Sellers-McCroan award, to be presented at our annual meeting in May 2019. The deadline for nomination submission is December 14, 2018 at 5 pm. There will be NO deadline extension.
The Fall 2018 edition of GPHA News includes information about an upcoming Workforce Development workshop being planned by the GPHA Academic Section and the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, as well as updates on our annual spring conference, and a link to access an Epidemiology Section webinar.