Health Is A Human Right: Race And Place In America

Posted On April 20, 2017

June 12 — Dec. 1, 2017

Visit Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America at Georgia State Law. This in-person exhibit examines historic challenges of the past 120 years in achieving health equity in the U.S. We know that “race and place” are as important as personal choices in achieving our full… more »

Georgia State To Host National Fulbright Foreign Student Conference

The School of Public Health at Georgia State University will host the U.S. Department of State-sponsored Fulbright Global Health Innovations Seminar, bringing up to 100 international scholars to campus February 22-27, 2017.

Participants will be first-year Fulbright foreign students from other countries who are studying in master’s or doctoral programs around the United… more »

Study: Smoking Menthol Cigarettes Linked To Use Of Flavored Cigarillos

Smokers who consume menthol cigarettes daily are more likely to also smoke flavored little cigars and cigarillos, also known as LCCs, according to a study led by a researcher at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

“Our findings provide evidence to the FDA [Food and Drug Administration] that the availability… more »

Researchers: Schools Ideal Site For Kids’ Postdisaster Mental Health Screening

Locating mental health services in schools in the wake of disasters could make those efforts more effective and better promote children’s postdisaster mental health worldwide, according to a team of researchers led by Georgia State University professors.

About 100 million children worldwide are affected each year by disasters, including floods, earthquakes and hurricanes.… more »

Grant to Help Professor Expand Sexual Assault Prevention Program

A public health professor at Georgia State University has won a federal Small Business Technology Transfer grant to partner with an Atlanta-based startup and expand a web-based sexual assault prevention program that she developed.

Dr. Laura Salazar, professor of Health Promotion and Behavior at the School of Public Health… more »