March 15, 2021
Meetings & Events
"Behind Every Great Woman are Great Women"
Women's History Month 2021 Virtual Keynote Address- "Behind Every Great Woman are Great Women" by Deborah Scott, Georgia STAND-UP
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 4:00pm
Women's History Month 2021 Virtual Keynote Address presented by Deborah Scott, Executive Director of Georgia STAND-UP, a “think and act tank” for working families, and Obama Administration 2012 “White House Champion of Change Awardee.” An accomplished advocate of universal voting rights, economic inclusion, and progressive civic engagement, she is a master organizer, strategist, and highly skilled trainer.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Contact Terri at TLHAT@uga.edu for more information.
7:00 p.m. | Classic Center Theatre or Virtual
Join the University of Georgia for TEDxUGA: Next Level. A new decade reveals new opportunities and new obstacles. As we face the future, we have a choice: cling to the familiar or unlock the next level. At the University of Georgia, we embrace bold questions, innovative scholarship, and untold stories as the keys to rising beyond what we think is possible. TEDxUGA 2021 will elevate ideas with the power to launch our world to the next level. Dr. Lisa Renzi-Hammond, an assistant professor in the College’s Institute of Gerontology, is one of three UGA faculty members selected to take the stage on Friday, March, 19. Register for the event here.
University of Maryland, Baltimore Hiring Epidemiologists
The University of Maryland, Baltimore Department of Epidemiology is now hiring/multiple/Epidemiologists to provide epidemiologic and programmatic support for surveillance and special projects of various communicable diseases of interest to the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Outbreak Response Bureau and potentially other bureaus within MDH. Responsibilities will include conducting surveillance and outbreak investigations for COVID-19 and other infections of public health importance; managing, refining and analyzing surveillance data including both epidemiologic and laboratory data; developing special projects based on the surveillance or outbreak activities; writing scientific and other reports; and communicating program information to local, state and federal stakeholders.
Program activities will be conducted in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), other state health departments and public health laboratories, and other federal, state and local partners. These program activities will complement the surveillance and outbreak investigation functions of the MDH Prevention and Health Promotion Administration's Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Outbreak Response Bureau, whose purpose is to prevent and/or reduce the incidence of communicable diseases in Maryland.
*****UMB offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to eligible employees.These contractual positions offer a generous leave package of 10 vacation days, 3 personal days, 8 holidays, and 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; professional learning and development opportunities; and