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
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Prevention is the foundation of the work of nearly all public health professionals, including those at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).
To her coworkers, Dianne McWethy is the true definition of a public administrator.
With a nod toward Georgia’s work in building public-private partnerships to improve health outcomes in the state, Tom Frieden, M.D., director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), noted progress in several focus areas of the Georgia
Health departments in Camden, Glynn, and McIntosh counties have been awarded $39,300 to support progress in meeting requirements of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), the first and only voluntary national accreditation program for public hea
The Central Georgia Medical Reserve Corps (CGMRC) has been awarded a $20,000 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Challenge Award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in partnership with the Office of the Surgeon General.
In a move that could change the landscape of public health in Georgia, leaders at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Friday the decision to seek formal, national accreditation.
Healthcare Georgia Foundation today announced the launch of its new infant mortality program initiative, Taking Care of You.
Residents of west Georgia whose New Year's resolutions include losing weight have an innovative local resource to support their decision to get healthy.
Originally published May 28, 2013
McClain Hermes, 12, is too young to get a driver's license, but she appreciates the $1 donation from drivers renewing or applying for one.