Applications are currently being accepted for the 8th National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health (NLAPH) cohort. The application deadline is Tuesday, November 27, 2018.
The GPHA Epidemiology section, in partnership with the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University, presented a webinar in May, detailing a food-borne illness outbreak and investigation. A recording of the webinar is now available.
Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2019 GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference. Due to the recent weather event, GPHA has extended the abstract submission deadline until November 2, 2018.
On behalf of the members of the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA), it is with much sorrow that I share word of the passing of a distinguished friend, scholar, researcher and past GPHA President, Selina A. Smith.
Longtime member and former GPHA President Lisa M. Carlson is one of two candidates for President-Elect of the American Public Health Association (APHA). If elected, Carlson would become APHA President-Elect at the close of the 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego on November 14.
The National Institute for Children’s Health Quality has launched a new awareness campaign about involving families as a way to optimize children’s health initiatives.
Rep. Terry England (R-Auburn) has been recognized as the 2017 Legislator of the Year by the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) in recognition of his numerous contributions to the profession and to the health of all Georgians.
View a recording of a webinar on opioid surveillance, hosted by the Georgia Public Health Association’s Epidemiology Section on April 26, 2018.
Action in the 2018 Legislative Session is officially at a close now, with May 8th being the final day for Governor Nathan Deal to sign or veto bills that passed the House and Senate. View our final Legislative Report for the 2018 session, including the fate of all the bills we’ve been following this year.
If you attended the 2018 GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference, we’d appreciate you taking the time to complete a brief survey about your experience. The deadline to complete the survey is May 15th, and upon completion you’ll get early access to conference presentations.