By establishing this new institute, it is anticipated that the research and service initiatives will cover all five core competency areas of public health: health management and administration, epidemiology, behavioral health and health education, environmental and occupational health and biostatistics.
The announcement of IPPH will celebrate and appropriately recognize 30 years of GPI/GPC activities at the Medical College of Georgia and Georgia Regents University. The institute is being initiated with the research expertise of over 30 GRU faculty whom generate more than $7 million in extramurally funded research and through targeted philanthropic gifts.
- The Ingersoll Rand Foundation donated $120,000 to the Family YMCA of Greater Augusta and Children’s Hospital of Georgia for the renovation of Camp Lakeside.
- Dr. Caryl Hess has been named Director of Leadership Development for Georgia Regents University. She will assume her new role on December 1.
- Georgia Regents University’s student retention and graduation rates are on the rise, according to a recent report from the University System of Georgia.