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STD Director Allen Wins GPHA Honor

April 10, 2014

Colleagues at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) know Michelle Allen as the “syphilis girl.” The name isn’t an insult – it’s a reflection of the dedication she has for fighting sexually transmitted disease (STD) throughout Georgia as the dir

DPH Expands Tobacco Use Ban

March 13, 2014

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has expanded its tobacco use policy with the aim of protecting employees from secondhand smoke and encouraging those who use tobacco to quit.

Keheley Named DPH Inspector General

February 27, 2014

Rick Keheley is the new director of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). After serving as the office’s interim director since August 2013, Keheley began his new role in February.