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THE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC AND PREVENTIVE HEALTH ACKNOWLEDGE THAT MANY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEMS THAT OUR FACULTY AND STAFF ARE DEVOTED TO ADDRESSING (CORRECTIONAL HEALTH, HEALTH DISPARITIES, CHRONIC DISEASE, INFECTIOUS DISEASE, SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS) ARE EXACERBATED BY THE SYSTEMIC AND INSTITUTIONALIZED RACISM THAT PERVADES OUR NATION.  AS AN INSTITUTE WE ARE COMMITTED TO DOING OUR PART TO ADDRESS THIS ISSUE THROUGH OUR TEACHING, OUR RESEARCH, OUR SERVICE TO OTHERS, OUR HIRING PRACTICES, AND THROUGH THE WAY THAT WE INTERACT WITH EVERYONE WE ENCOUNTER.  FOR MORE INFORmaTION ON RACISM AS A PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE, PLEASE SEE THE FOLLOWING LINKS.




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Recent News  

Dr. Moore was featured in the Augusta chronicle "BLACK DEATH RATE FROM COVID-19 IN GEORGIA FAR HIGHER ACROSS ALL AGES"

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Welcome Dr. Ban majeed!

Head shot of Dr. MajeedDr. Ban Majeed now has a joint appointment with IPPH! Dr. Majeed received her PhD in Public Health (Epidemiology) from the School of Public Health, Georgia State University, and then did her post-doctoral fellowship at the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) at GSU. Her research has been focused on the epidemiology of use and harm perceptions of non-cigarette tobacco products: electronic cigarettes, hookah, and little cigars and cigarillos. She is interested in examining the effects of tobacco product designs, flavors, packaging and advertisement on susceptibility to use, addiction and abuse liability, experimentation, initiation, and switching of tobacco products. In addition, she is interested in developing and validating measures to study non-cigarette tobacco products especially among youth and young adults.

 

Welcome Dr. datta!

Headshot of Dr. DattaDr. Datta joined IPPH in late August, and is an applied microeconomist with specialization in health economics, public finance, global health, and population health. He received his doctorate in Economics from the Georgia State University. His research focuses the burden and determinants of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and NCD related health care management and policies. He extensively works with individual and household level microdata from the South Asian countries. He has experience working at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



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Dr. seale will present an abstract titled "The effects of a spiritually-based character strengths training curriculum on alcohol use among zambian youth: a randomized controlled trial" at the ISAM-CSAM SCIENTIFIC VIRTUAL CONFERENCE. Conference dates November 12 - 14, 2020. 

 

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Institute of Public and Preventive Health

Health Sciences Campus

Pavilion III

CJ2300

1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912

706-721-1104

ipph@augusta.edu

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