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.
- A grand opening has been scheduled for the nearly completed J. Harold Harrison, M.D. Education Commons on Oct. 16.
- TIME Magazine featured coverage of Georgia Governor Nathan Deal’s visit to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia on July 8.
- The Layman Family Scholarship Endowment awards an outstanding nursing student with a desire to contribute to the Latino community.