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.
- Louise Shivers, for many years a writer in residence at Georgia Regents University and author of Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail, dies at 84.
- The Child Care Center has earned accreditation from the nation's oldest and largest organization for early childhood education.
- Several departments are planning or have hosted back to school events to help prepare students for the school year.