Community & Public Health
The center works to fulfill its mission of improving health status at the community level by gathering, analyzing, and disseminating information in a manner that fosters collaboration and innovation and builds trust and relationships with local, state, and national organizations interested in improving health status. The GHPC works alongside public and private agencies to help local communities improve their understanding of health and health care by facilitating strategic planning and steps for action.
The Georgia Department of Early Childhood and Learning (GADECAL), in collaboration with the Maternal and Child Health Section of the Georgia… more »
The Georgia Health Policy Center is partnering with the Department of Maternal and Child Health (MCH) in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at… more »
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Authors: Glenn M. Landers, Sc.D.; Claudia Campbell, Ph.D.; and Mark L. Diana, Ph.D.
Multiple strategies have been implemented to lower the… more »
GHPC will draft a publication for Healthcare Georgia Foundation grantees on building their organizations’ evaluation capacity. The document will create a bridge between evaluation self-assessment… more »
The Georgia Health Policy Center received a coordinating center grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to improve knowledge of transfusion-related complications… more »
Childhood obesity rates have tripled over the last 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2012, 31.8 percent – nearly… more »
The GHPC will work closely with the Office of Health Equity to conduct research in order to update the strategic planning document in accordance with… more »
In response to a request from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Office of Regional Operations, the GHPC led the design and facilitation… more »
The GHPC has been asked to develop a strategic plan for Georgia’s Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Section to include clarifying the… more »
The Georgia Health Policy Center played a pivotal role in facilitating and providing information that allowed more than 140 stakeholders in Georgia, brought together by… more »
The Georgia Health Policy Center was commissioned to provide context for the study of the use of Funding Formula in Georgia over time. The work… more »
In response to legislative requests, the Georgia Health Policy Center created the Legislative Health Policy Certificate Program for lawmakers who want to improve their understanding… more »