The nurses of the Georgia Public Health Association are urging Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to support the creation of a separate Department of Public Health.
Georgia’s Public Health budget will have to shrink even further, according to a letter from Dr. Sandra Elizabeth Ford, the acting Director of Georgia’s Division of Public Health.
GPHA board secretary and event coordinator Gregory Fenno earned Certified Government Meeting Professional credentials at a recent training in Dallas.
GPHA was recently awarded a mini-grant to help strengthen its capacity to improve and protect public health.
Dr. Kathryn R. Martin has been named assistant dean of the Southeast Georgia Clinical Campus of the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine based at Savannah’s St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System.
(UPDATED JUNE 30) The Georgia Public Health Association believes the citizens of Georgia can be better served by an independent Department of Public Health, and is urging elected officials to create a stand-alone public health agency.
The Georgia Public Health Association is asking all members and concerned citizens to contact House and Senate budget conferees and urge them not to support the proposed cuts to public health.