SPH in the Media

Grant Will Expand College Access For Students with Intellectual Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $2.5 million, five-year grant to support a consortium of universities working to improve access to higher education for students with intellectual disabilities.

The Georgia Inclusive Postsecondary Education Consortium, based at the school’s more »

Georgia State Public Health Goes to the White House

Tomorrow, January 17th, Dean Michael Eriksen will be attending the release of the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report at the White House. Honored to be invited to such an historic event, today he took a moment to reflect on its importance in this message to the School of Public Health and our colleagues…

$19 Million Tobacco Grant Makes Local, Regional, National News

The $19 million FDA/NIH grant to establish one of 14 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS), the largest grant in Georgia State University history, received widespread attention on local, regional, and national news. School of Public Health Dean Michael Eriksen, who will lead the Georgia State TCORS, spoke with the media about our plans… more »

SPH Grant to Study Alcohol and HIV Garners National Media Attention

A $390,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the role of alcohol marketing and early alcohol use among African youth acquiring HIV has received media attention on a national scale.  Featuring SPH professor and Georgia State associate vice president for research, Dr. Monica Swahn, the story was picked up by the… more »