Institute of Public and Preventive Health

Recent News

Principal Investigator Dr. Aaron Johnson, Interim Director and Associate Professor with IPPH, was recently awarded a new 5 year, $5 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT).  The project titled "SBIRT Initiative for Georgia's Rural and Underserved Populations (SIGRUP)" aims to implement screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment services for patients in rural and underserved primary care and community health settings for substance misuses and substance use disorders.  Congratulations! 

Recent Events

Dr. David Satcher, former Surgeon General and Director of the CDC under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, addressed the IPPH Summer Scholars along with faculty from across the Augusta University Campus (July 25, 2018).  Dr. Satcher presented “Leadership Challenges to Achieve Health Equity” in an open forum, and later spoke individually with students involved in the IPPH Summer Scholars Program.
    David Satcher gives talk


 Upcoming Events

Statewide Opioid Task Force



 Conference | IPPH is hosting the 2018 Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) conference in Savannah, October 17-19. Registration is now open! Please visit the AHSR website for more information. 



Contact Us

   Health Sciences Campus (Pavilion III, CJ2300)
   1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912