Monday Morning News(letter)
September 28, 2015
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: http://www.nbphe.org
Please view the flyer and brochure for the exam here:http://www.nbphe.org/documents/NBPHE-poster.pdf.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 (email@example.com)
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
Location: 235 Russell Hall (HSC)
Contact: Andreas Handel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
Meetings & Events
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.
Grant Workshops: FIND FUNDING FOR YOUR RESEARCH
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.
ALL UGA FACULTY and GRADUATE STUDENTS ARE INVITED.
CPH Celebrates 10 Years!
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
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
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 MLCARVA@emory.edu
For more information, please visit: http://www.cevent.com/d/yrqbg3/4W
Public Health Association
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.
If you are interested joining the Ultimate Frisbee or Dodgeball teams please contact Rob Hood at email@example.com
- Ultimate Frisbee - 6:30 pm on Mondays (Season is in progress)
- Dodgeball - 8:00 pm on Wednesdays (starting in October)
Director, Health Science and Research
Employment Opportunities at Recovery Consultants of Atlanta, Inc.:
Fellowship Application Deadline Approaching 10/1/2015
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 Karnesha.Slaughter@dph.ga.gov Application deadline: 11/20/2015