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.
- John Sutherland, Chair of the Department of Physics at East Carolina University, has been named the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies for GRU’s College of Science and Mathematics.
- GRU Augusta sophomore outfielder Clint Hardy has been named a third-team selection on the 2015 NCBWA Division II Baseball All-America Team.
- Scientists have found an explanation for the century-old observation that if you end up with just one kidney, the lone organ gets bigger.