Women and minority groups report experiencing higher levels of workplace bullying, according to a new study by Georgia State University researchers. Listen to Brandon and co-author Linda Treiber discuss their study on GPB’s On Second Thought on May 8.
The study, published in the journal Social Science Research, found that… more »
Chris Parker, GHPC’s director of population and global health, was quoted on March 29 in the Georgia Health News article, “Affluent suburban counties remain Georgia’s healthiest, rankings show.” The article focuses on county health rankings based on eight components: overall health outcomes; length of life; quality of life; overall health factors; health behaviors; clinical care; social… more »
The Fulton County Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) program’s professional development workshop for Atlanta Public School teachers on quality physical education instruction, increasing moderate to vigorous physical activity, and improving fitness assessment was featured on Fulton Today on Jan. 16. The Georgia Health Policy Center is a partner in facilitating teacher training,… more »
GHPC’s Money Follows the Person (MFP) Evaluation Team was featured in the 2017 winter issue of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities’ magazine, Making a Difference, (page 4), regarding the Money Follows the Person PhotoVoice Exhibit. On November 16, the team presented Gaining Freedom, Coming Home, a photovoice exhibit, at Georgia State University’s (GSU) Centennial Hall… more »
PCORI is seeking Letters of Intent (LOIs) for Independent Tier III projects through their Pipeline to Proposal Awards Initiative. This program supports the development of research proposals designed by research partnerships of researchers, patients, caregivers, and other healthcare stakeholders. The deadline for submitting a letter of inquiry is Thursday, June 30.
GHPC’s director, Karen Minyard, and Mary Wilson, community builder wrote an op-ed to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in response to the recently released life expectancy maps. It was published in the Atlanta Forward: Leadership Blog on May 14, 2015.
Policymakers are constantly struggling with the issue of how to increase access to publically funded medical care and improve health while, at the same time, controlling costs. Researchers have found that premium increases do have an effect on a family’s choice to exit public coverage, which adds to the problem of how to control costs… more »