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.
- An acoustic performance by country music’s Josh Turner brought in nearly $45,000 to help equip the Family Y’s Camp Lakeside to serve Children’s Hospital of Georgia patients.
- The College of Allied Health Sciences will offer a new doctoral degree in applied health sciences – the first program of its kind in the University System of Georgia.
- Dr. Ayman Al-Hendy, an obstetrician-gynecologist and molecular biologist, has received two top honors from the Society for Reproductive Investigation.