Chronic Disease University

Chronic Disease University is a webinar series designed to inform participants of current public health trends, provide resources for public health programs, and promote an interactive and collaborative learning environment. Each webinar is 1 hour and includes topic areas relevant to public health in Georgia. CHES/MCHES credits will be available.

For more information on how to register for Chronic Disease University webinar sessions, please send an email to:

This event is sponsored by the Georgia Department of Public Health and Georgia Society for Public Health Education (GASOPHE). 

For more information about GASOPHE, please click on this link: 





January 30, 2018

Dr. Jean O’Connor

Coordinated Chronic Disease in Georgia  The recording will begin in five minutes. 

Download this pdf file.Coordinated Chronic Disease in Georgia .pdf

February 14, 2018

Latresh Davenport, MPH and Marsha L. Marshall, Ph.D., MPH

Download this pdf file.The Role of Public Health Practitioners in Chronic Disease Prevention

March 14, 2018

Allison Smith, MPH, CHES,

Portia Buchongo MPH, BSN, RN,

Monyette Childs, Ph.D.

GA Approach to Diabetes and CVD Prevention The recording will begin in one minute.

Download this pdf file.GA Approach to Diabetes and CVD Prevention.pdf

April 11, 2018

Esther Mune, Ph.D., MPH

GA Approach to Addressing Obesity Prevention The recording will begin in five minutes.

Download this pdf file.GA Approach to Addressing Obesity Prevention.pdf

May 9, 2018

Kimberly Jenkins, MHA

SNAP-Ed in Georgia The recording will begin in one minute. 

Download this pdf file.SNAP-Ed in Georgia

June 13, 2018

Audrey Idaikaddar

Eat. Move. Talk!  GA’s Approach to Addressing Early Brain Development in Early Child Centers The recording will begin in six minutes. 

Download this pdf file.Eat. Move. Talk!

July 11, 2018

Tamira Moon, MPH, MCHES

Cathy Broom

Yolanda Palmer 

GA’s Comprehensive Cancer Program  The recording will begin in twelve minutes. 

Download this ppt file.Cancer Program

August 8, 2018

Anne-Marie Coleman, Ph.D., MPH

GA’s Tobacco Use Prevention Program 

Download this pdf file.Tobacco Use Prevention Program

September 12, 2018 

CDP Asthma Program

GA’s Approach to Addressing Asthma

October 14, 2018

CDP ASH Programs

Adolescent Health and RPE 

November 14, 2018

CDP Epi and Evaluation Programs

Utilizing the Data to Create Better Chronic Disease Programs

December 12, 2018

CDP Office of Planning and Partnerships

Building and Enhancing Partnerships throughout Georgia





February 8, 2017

Jean O’Connor, JD, MPH, DrPH

DPH Chronic Disease Director

Download this pdf file.White Paper "Progress in Health"

Download this pdf file.White Paper Transition

Download this doc file.Example of Prevention Programs

March 8, 2017

Mari-Amanda Dyal, PhD, CHES Assistant Professor, Kennesaw State University   

Download this pdf file.Public Perception of Public Health/ Facts and Myths of Public Health  

April 18, 2017

Michelle L. Carvalho, MPH, CHES, Region IV Public Health Training Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Download this pdf file.Public Health 3.0: Key Players to Implement Public Health Programs  

May 10, 2017

Ping Hu Johnson, PhD, CHES Department of Health, Promotion & Physical Education, Kennesaw State University

Download this pdf file.Epidemiology and Surveillance  

June 14, 2017 

Shana Scott, JD, MPH, Health Systems Team Lead, DPH Chronic Disease Prevention

Download this pdf file.Health System Transformation & Health System Interventions  

July 12, 2017

Amy Riedesel, MPA, CIRS-A Director of Community Health Tanner Health System

Download this pdf file.Community Programs Linked to Clinical Services  

August 9, 2017

Oluwayomi Fabayo, MPH, Program, Planning, Policy Advisor

DPH Chronic Disease Prevention

Download this pdf file.Smokefree Multi-unit and Multi-Family Housing Communities  

September 13, 2017

Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

October 11, 2017

Cam Escoffery, PhD, MPH, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Download this pdf file.Evidence-based Approaches to Cross-Sector Collaborations  

November 8, 2017

Evelina W. Sterling, PhD, MPH, MCHES, Assistant Professor, Kennesaw State University   

Download this pdf file.Evaluating Chronic Disease Programs

December 13, 2017

Ayanna Robinson, MPH, Candidate Communications Co-Lead, GASOPHE

Download this pdf file.Health Communication/ Messaging





Download this pdf file.Heart Disease

Evaluating Chronic Disease Prevention Initiatives Using Catalyst


Download this pdf file.Sexual Violence Prevention

Download this pdf file.80 x 18 Initiative


Download this pdf file.Guidelines for Physical Activity and Nutrition

Download this pdf file.Communicating About Public Health/Prevention to Policy Makers


Download this pdf file.Health Equity in Public Health

Download this pdf file.The Make-Up of Public Health Around the Country


Download this pdf file.Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation

Download this pdf file.Sustainability Planning


Download this pdf file.Employment Laws


Download this pdf file.How to Write Success Stories

Download this pdf file.Breast Cancer Awareness


Abstract and Article Writing


Download this pdf file.How to Use OASIS


Download this pdf file.CDC Chronic Disease-Oral Health Grant   

Download this pdf file.Oral Health Tobacco Collaborative


Date  Topic
7/13/2015 Download this pdf file.Overview of Chronic Disease Prevention and Evidence-Based Approaches
Download this pdf file.Evidence-Based Public Health Resource Guide
8/13/2015 Download this pdf file.The Epidemiological Burden of Chronic Disease across Georgia
Download this pdf file.Community Health Assessment: What it is and why it’s important
8/27/2015 Download this pdf file.Health Informatics

Download this pdf file.From CHA to Action: Transforming needs to evidence-based strategies

10/8/2015 Download this pdf file.Youth Obesity
Download this ppt file.Developing Shared Goals with Health Department Staff
10/22/2015 Download this pdf file.Cardiovascular Disease
Download this pdf file.Building Community Coalitions
11/12/2015 Download this pdf file.Diabetes
Download this pdf file.Working With Partners: Clinical and Educational
12/3/15 Download this pdf file.Breast and Cervical Cancer Data Overview
Download this pdf file.Evaluating Chronic Disease Prevention Initiatives/Using Catalyst

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