Russ Toal, Immediate Past President of the Georgia Public Health Association, offered a testimony during a Joint Health Appropriations Committee Hearing on the FY 2011 Budget on February 25.
The Fourth Annual Southern Obesity Summit will be held September 12-14 in Atlanta. The Summit Planning Committee has issued a call for proposals for breakout sessions.
Georgia Public Health Association Executive Director Bob Stolarick is urging GPHA members to speak out in support of increasing the tobacco excise tax to prevent further state budget cuts.
The Georgia Public Health Association recently selected Robert Stolarick, DDS as its new Executive Director.
Dr. Jeff Levi, Executive Director of the Trust for America’s Health, recently hosted a webinar about the Role of Public Health in Health Reform.
Dr. Rhonda M. Medows discussed Medicaid shortfalls and other budgetary issues during a hearing before the Joint Appropriations Committee on January 21, 2010.
The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute released a document highlighting the Governor’s Amended FY 2010 & FY 2011 Healthcare Budget Proposals.
The American Public Health Association is announcing the Call for Abstracts for the 2010 Annual Meeting to be held November 6-10, in Denver, CO. The theme of the meeting is “Social Justice: A Public Health Imperative.”
A new public health news bureau, funded by a $46,000 grant and staffed by Grady College graduate students, will soon give voice to people and health-related issues often overlooked in the state.
The Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) recently elected Dr. Alpha Fowler Bryan as the organization’s president for 2010.