The School of Public Health educates practitioners and thought leaders while engaging in research and outreach that addresses urgent health challenges and promotes health equity. Its location in the heart of Atlanta, a global hub of public health expertise, provides unsurpassed practice-based learning opportunities for students.
More 70% of its students are members of a minority group, making the Georgia State School of Public Health one of the most diverse in the nation. After graduation, students become part of an alumni network of more than 1,700 professionals who are making a difference in state and federal agencies, the private sector, communities, and non-profit organizations in Georgia and around the world.
In addition to educating students, School of Public Health faculty apply their research-based expertise to the needs of communities. The school recently set a new record for research and outreach activity. The school has its sights set on even higher levels of impact through its Vision 2027 Strategic Plan.
By giving to the School of Public Health, you can help support outstanding students and the kind of research and outreach that makes a difference in communities in Georgia and beyond.
Generous support from alumni, community leaders, and other donors will help the Georgia State University School of Public Health address the following funding priorities:
Annual Fund – provides a stable foundation to help the School of Public Health advance its teaching, research, and outreach
Student Scholarships – create opportunities for students to earn a premier public health education that prepares them for success in their careers
Student Field Immersion Experiences – provide opportunities for students to expand their personal and professional horizons through international research, study abroad, and the development of professional public health skills through practicum experiences
Endowed Faculty Chairs and Professorships – provide funding that supports the recruitment and retention of world-class faculty to educate students and engage in impactful research and outreach
Research Support – offers faculty and students the opportunity to share the results of their research at leading public health conferences or seed funding that enables researchers to gather preliminary data used to secure large agency and foundation grants
Academic Enhancements – provides funding for a world-class learning environment and updated technology to help faculty and students advance research and outreach
Research and Outreach Centers – provide support for the School of Public Health’s nationally recognized centers, which promote the health, safety, and well-being of children, adults, and families
No changes to the Many Ways to Give and Contact Information. Delete the references to Annual Program, Women’s Philanthropy Network, and GSU Fund for Excellence
– Dr. Judith Ottoson, Public health researcher whose husband, Dr. Lawrence W. Green, established the Judith Ottoson Scholarship in her honor
It’s easy — and rewarding — to invest in Georgia State’s future through a private gift. You can quickly make an online gift here and now. If you prefer, Georgia State development representatives are ready to help you create a named endowment or leave a legacy gift that reflects your personal interests. They can assist, as well, with corporate and matching gifts.