Monday Morning News(letter)

September 28, 2015

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Become CPH Certified!

Join the ranks of public health professionals who have become Certified in Public Health (CPH). Demonstrate your knowledge and skills of the public health profession. Take the exam and be recognized!

For more specific information on location of test administration please visit:

Please view the flyer and brochure for the exam here:

Millennial Health Leaders Summit

The Millennial Health Leaders Summit is a two –day intensive training for graduate and medical students on vital health equity topics. Through plenaries, workshops and case studies students explore key components of health equity practice with experts in the field as they prepare for future careers as health equity leaders.

Date: March 31-April 1, 2016

Place: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

If you wish to be considered for nomination, please send a CV/Resume and a 150 word or less statement of interest by October 15th

Call for Abstracts: Georgia Public Health Association

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 87th Annual Meeting & Conference of the Georgia Public Health Association.

Deadline: September 30, 2015

CDC/ATSDR GIS Day – Call for Presentations and Posters

GIS Day is being held on Thursday, November 19th at CDC Chamblee Campus Building 106, Room 1A/B. GIS Day is open to CDC and non-CDC employees, partners, public health and GIS professionals.

CDC/ATSDR’s GIS Day features oral presentations and a map gallery highlighting GIS activities at CDC/ATSDR and among external partners, and the creative GIS Day Bake-Off! GeoSWG’s GIS Day organizers are actively soliciting abstracts for oral presentations and map gallery displays. Please submit your abstract by email to the appropriate session organizer below no later than October 19th, 2015.Abstracts will be reviewed by the program committee and you will be notified by October 30 regarding your placement on the GIS Day program. This is a great way to showcase the work you are doing and to learn more about activities among your GIS and public health colleagues, both within and outside of CDC/ATSDR. Email Shannon Graham for more information about presentations (

Course Information

Seminar Series- Current Topics in Epidemiology (EPID 7100)

Speaker: Alex Anderson, UGA

Topic: “Relationship between Pre-pregnancy Weight, Gestational Weight Gain, Postpartum Weight Retention and Breastfeeding Success”
Date: Friday, October 2, 2015

Time: 12:20-1:10pm

Location: 235 Russell Hall (HSC)

Contact: Andreas Handel (

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Seminar Series: Environmental Health Sciences

Speaker: Dr. Jose Cordero, UGA Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department Head

Date: Friday, October 2, 2015

Time: 12:20-1:10pm

Location: S175 Paul D. Coverdell Center

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Meetings & Events

Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Career Fair

October 8

1PM - 4PM

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

More Information HERE

10th Anniversary Lecture Series: Obesity in Rural America

Time: October 19, 2015- 5pm-6pm

Location: George Hall, Health Sciences Campus

Join us as special guest speaker Dr. Michael Perri, dean of the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, shares his insights Mon. Oct. 19 on "Obesity in Rural America: Addressing the Challenge of Treatment Dissemination and Implementation." The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 5:00pm in George Hall on the Health Sciences Campus. Free parking is available.


GrantSMART and UGA Libraries are co-sponsoring a series of workshops to help UGA faculty & grad students navigate funding opportunity databases to find funding targeted to their specific research interests.


September 29, 2015 from 10am - 11am/Science Library (Main Campus)

October 1st , 2015 from 3pm - 4pm/Science Library (Main Campus)

RSVP with the date and time of the session you will attend.



Future Health Promoters Club Meeting

Please join us in Ramsey Hall on 10/13/15 from 6:30-7:30pm. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

Environmental Health Sciences Club Meeting

Please join us on October 1, 2015 from 6:30-8pm in the EHS Building for our Climate Change Panel. Hope to see you there!

CPH Celebrates 10 Years!

When: October 5, 2015

Where: Miller Parade Ground, HSC


Please join us in celebrating this milestone. Register for the 10th Anniversary celebration below and check out the website for more information regarding other events throughout the week.

CPH Relay for Life

The College of Public Health has a Relay For Life Team! If you want to join hundreds of UGA students in the fight against cancer, JOIN TEAM PUBLIC HEALTH! Like our Facebook Page for more information: UGA CPH Relay Team.

Athens-Oconee Heart Walk

October 9, 2015

To join or make a donation, please visit the Registration Page. For more information,

Annual AIDS Walk

October 10, 2015.

Register online HERE.

Walk to End Alzheimer's-Athens

Time:October 24, 2015 - 8:30am - 10:00am

Location: Stegeman Coliseum

Please join our team and walk with us to support the Alzheimer's Assocation, or consider donating!

To join the G(erontology) dawgs team, follow this link

To make a donation to the G(erontology) dawgs team, follow this link:For more information, please contact Jackie Tachman, the G(erontology) dawgs team captain at

GA SOPHE Fall Summit 2015: Moving Public Health Forward

The Georgia Society for Public Health Education invites you to attend the 2015 GA SOPHE Fall Summit: Moving Public Health Forward. This summit will provide cutting edge information on emerging public health issues and practical tools to help move health education forward.

Where: Mercer University Conference Center (AACC Bldg)

2930 Flowers Road South, Atlanta, GA 30341

When: Friday, October 16, 2015 from 9:30AM-6pm [free Oct 15 pre-conference workshops are available for early registrants]

Early Bird Registration Deadline: September 30, 2015

For all questions relating to registration, please contact Michelle Carvalho, Conference Chair at

For more information, please visit:

Public Health Association

PHA Meeting

We have our second meeting of the semester on Wednesday September 30th at 5:00 pm in Russell 241! We hope to see you all there!

CPH 10 Year Anniversary Program: Q&A with Dr. Louis Sullivan

On Oct. 5 at 2:00pm, health policy leader, minority health advocate, author, physician, and educator Dr. Louis W. Sullivan will be lead an informal Q&A about his career in public health in George Hall on the UGA Health Sciences Campus. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the HSC Visitor Pay Lot on Foster Road.

The Q&A session will be followed by a Book Signing event at 4:00pm with Dr. Sullivan at Rhodes Hall on the HSC.

The event is hosted by the Public Health Association at UGA and is part of the College of Public Health's 10-year anniversary programming.

Heart Walk

The Heart walk is taking place on October 9th! Sign up to be a part of the PHA group!

Click the Join Team on the right.


If you are interested joining the Ultimate Frisbee or Dodgeball teams please contact Rob Hood at

  • Ultimate Frisbee - 6:30 pm on Mondays (Season is in progress)
  • Dodgeball - 8:00 pm on Wednesdays (starting in October)

Career Announcements

Director, Health Science and Research

Karna, a woman owned Contractor is looking for a Senior Epidemiologist with experience in data management, evaluation, surveillance, and health communications. Someone with 8 to 10 years’ experience. The job posting is called Director, Health Science and Research. More information HERE.

Prevention Coordinator - Drug Free Coalition of Hall County

This position is responsible for assisting the Coalition Director in support staffing to the Drug Free Coalition of Hall County and compliance with Drug Free Communities grant.

Employment Opportunities at Recovery Consultants of Atlanta, Inc.:


Fellowship Application Deadline Approaching 10/1/2015

The Kaiser Permanente Administrative Fellowship Program deadline is Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. All interested applicants should have attended the Webinar hosted on Sept 16. The fellowship has opening in Northern and Southern California for Summer 2016.

For more information, please contact:

Postgraduate Administrative Fellowship Program

Clayton County Board of Health Internship

The Clayton County Board of Health is seeking interns in various departments (Emergency Preparedness, Women's Health, Healthier Generation, Community Wellness, etc.) for Spring 2016.

Interns will have the opportunity to participate in and learn about the various day to day operations of the department. The intern will learn to effectively manage projects and monitor progress to achieve overall goals. They will also gain knowledge in the core competencies:

Communication- respectfully listening to others to gain a full understanding of issues, comprehending written material, presenting information in a clear and concise manner orally and in writing

Flexibility- Being able to adapt to change quickly and effectively, being able to address any challenges or any setbacks

Initiative- Proactively identifying ways to contribute to the missions and goals of the Georgia Department of Public Health

Project Management- Effectively managing a project(s) by appropriately focusing on key priorities

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and internship application via email to Karnesha Slaughter at Application deadline: 11/20/2015

Associate Service Fellow/Health Communication Fellow

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. See flyer for details.

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