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.
- On March 3, area IHOP restaurants will once again offer a free stack of pancakes to guests for National Pancake Day - and raise money for the Children's Hospital of Georgia.
- Teen girls who live in rural areas are more likely than their male counterparts to have undiagnosed asthma and are at a higher risk of depression, researchers at the Medical College of Georgia say.
- The Georgia Regents University Cancer Center has launched an initiative seeking to reduce the burden of cancer among minority and underserved populations in Georgia.