Dr. Daniel Whitaker, a professor in the School of Public Health, is being honored by Georgia State University with the George M. Sparks award. Whitaker, who is Director of the National SafeCare Training and Research Center (NSTRC), was nominated by his colleagues there for creating a positive and supportive work… more »
If you want to get a soccer mom’s attention, bring up the subject of artificial turf, the preferred playing surface for children from pre-K to college – or at least preferred by school boards and parks and recreation departments.
Dr. Daniel Whitaker, Professor of Health Promotion & Behavior at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University, has been asked to serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
His term will extend through August… more »
Jinja, Uganda, draws tourists who want to see the reputed source of the Nile River, and thrill-seekers looking for white-water rafting, four-wheeling and other adventure sports.
But just outside this town surrounded by lush green hills lies a sprawling, open-air alcohol distilling operation that most visitors will never see.
Story and Video by Anna Varela
One of his current projects is focused on physically active people in metro Atlanta, including high school football players and track team… more »