In a statewide video conference last week, Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) shared her vision with staff statewide for the ‘Good to Great’ movement and culture change within the department.
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The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Georgia SHAPE are pleased to announce that seven Georgia hospitals have successfully completed the second level of training to become Baby-Friendly 5-STAR hospitals.
With health outcomes in key target areas continuing to improve throughout the state, leaders at the Georgia Department of Public Health are rapidly expanding a program aimed at moving the entire organization from “Good to Great,” literally.
Karen Neff, District 2 Public Health’s Adolescent Health and Youth Development Coordinator, was awarded the 2014 Preceptor of the Year Award from the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health.
With a public health career spanning more than three decades, Scott Uhlich was named the recipient of the Spirit of Public Health Award.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) paused to celebrate the good work and good health of its employees. On May 21, the department celebrated its firstl Employee Recognition and Wellness Day.
Next week, nearly 170 state and district leaders of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will gather in Atlanta to discuss how the department can go from a good organization to a great one.
What do happy memories, sad goodbyes, 40 years and the colors purple and silver have in common?
Editor’s Note: Amy Jenkins, a 10th grader from Lawrenceville, Georgia, aspires to a career in mathematics.
Georgia Board of Public Health member Judy Greenlea Taylor, D.D.S., takes care of patients in her dental practice in Union City, Georgia, knowing that oral health has a direct link to overall health.