Nancy Webb


Nancy Webb



Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy

The Graduate School


Dr. Webb has a PhD in early childhood education. She is Professor and Division Chief in the Institute of Public and Preventive Health (IPPH). She holds professorships in Pediatrics and The Graduate School.

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  • CJ 2324


  • Ph.D., Edu, General University Of Michigan Ann Arb, 1989

  • MA, Early Childhood Edu and Teachi Eastern Michigan University, 1978

  • BS, Elementary Edu and Teaching Southern Illinois University a, 1971


  • CPR AHA, 2016

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Faculty Award East Lansing, MI, 1998

  • Distinguished Service Award University of Michigan - Flint, 1997

  • Distinguished Service Award Nominee University of Michigan - Flint, 1994

  • Champion of Children Award Flint, MI, 1993

  • Distinguished Professor Award Nominee University of Michigan - Flint, 1993

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PEDS 5085

    Community Involvement
  • MPHC 8999

    Capstone Course
  • MEDI 5088

    Medical Scholars Program

Teaching Interests

Dr. Webb teaches community-based courses for the Social and Behavioral Sciences Concentration in the MPH program and for the Medical College of Georgia.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Brain Development: A Look at four Programs in Georgia that Support Optimal Brain Development , 2016
  • Exploration of Barriers and facilitators to publishing local public health findings: A mixed method protocol, 2016
  • Gates, M., Webb, N., Stone, R., Balance, D., & Yoo, W. (2016). Gender disparities in weight gain among offenders who are obese upon entering correctional facilities. Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association Vol 5:3, pp 233 – 239., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • How can we promote mentored student research in Georgia?, 2016
  • Quality rated childcare programs and social determinants of health in rural and non-rural Georgia, 2016

Research Interests

Dr. Webb’s area of expertise is in early childhood education and child development. Her research revolves around environments for young children. Currently, she is studying factors that impact school readiness in child care centers by identifying aspects of Georgia child care program most critical to children’s school readiness and those most susceptible to intervention.

Department Service

  • Peer Reviewer 2014 - 2018

  • Associate Editor, Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association 2016 - 2017

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Augusta Partnership for Children 2014 - 2020

    Role: Board Member
  • MACH Acdemy 2014 - 2016

    Role: Guest Speaker