Connections 2020 is Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s statewide convening of grantees, partners, and community leaders, slated for March 2020. Session proposals are being accepted through October 18, 2019.
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Provide Your Input on the 10 Essential Public Health Services
PHNCI is partnering with the de Beaumont Foundation to review and possibly revise the 10 Essential Public Health Services to be more in line with current and future public health practice. There are several opportunities to share your opinion in surveys, virtual townhall meetings and more.
Georgia State University Hosts Open House for DrPH Program
Interested in an advanced degree in public health? Georgia State University’s School of Public Health is hosting an Open House specifically for the Doctor of Public Health Program Wednesday, October 30th at 5 p.m. in Atlanta.
Free Webinar: Creating a Meaningful Life in the Aftermath of Trauma
The Walden University School of Health Sciences is offering a free webinar on September 27 from 2-3:30 EST entitled “Creating a Meaningful Life in the Aftermath of Trauma and Beyond Posttraumatic Growth.”
State Rep. Ed Rynders to Resign
State House District 152 Rep. Ed Rynders is resigning from the Georgia House with a year left on his current two-year term. Rynders is a republican from Leesburg, and chairman of the House’s Governmental Affairs Committee and secretary of the Appropriations and Health and Human Services committees.
Appointees Named to State Boards and Commissions
Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp announced 17 appointees to serve on various state boards and commissions today.
Apply for APHA Public Health Fellowship
Do you have a passion for public health and a desire to influence health policy as a staff person in the U.S. Congress? Then you may want to apply for the Public Health Fellowship in Government offered by the American Public Health Association (APHA). Applications are due Sept. 4, 2019.
Dr. Sangmin Shin Appointed to State Board of Public Health
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp appointed Dr. Sangmin Shin to the state Board of Public Health in July. Dr. Shin is the Physician Program Director of Research and an Orthopedic Surgeon with Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta.
Submit an Abstract for APHA Council of Affiliates Poster Session
The American Public Health Association (APHA) Council of Affiliates is looking for abstracts that highlight the work of APHA Affiliates. If your Affiliate has a promising program and/or best practice, please submit an abstract for possible poster presentation at the 147th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia, PA, November 2-6, 2019. Submission deadline for posters has been extended until Friday July 19.
Notification of Funding Availability for the Direct Services Grant Program from the Healthcare Georgia Foundation
The Healthcare Georgia Foundation has issued a Notification of Funding Availability for the 2019 Direct Services Grant Program. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to participate in the pre-application webinar on July 10, 2019 at 10:00 AM EST.