Whether in the classroom or in the community, through research or through our programs and centers, the School of Public Health provides a broad, practical understanding of complex health issues ranging from violence, tobacco use and obesity to environmental threats and HIV/AIDS. Our faculty conduct innovative research and test community-based interventions, while remaining committed to teaching and mentoring students. Our doctorate, master’s and certificate programs in public health place special emphasis on urban health issues, chronic disease and elimination of disparities in health and treatment.
We instill in our students the value of using their knowledge and discovery to create positive change in the world. When you donate to the School of Public Health, your dollars not only fund lab and classroom instruction, they support community service and outreach programs that make an immediate, tangible difference for underserved populations in Atlanta and around the region.
Generous support from donors and community leaders will help the School of Public Health address the following funding priorities.
Provides a stable foundation to address all the needs necessary to create a successful future for the School of Public Health.
Establish scholarships to help attract the best and brightest students to our programs, especially those interested in addressing urban health challenges and health inequity.
Student Field Immersion Experiences
Provide experiential opportunities for students focusing on international research, study abroad programs and development of professional public health skills through an internship (practicum).
Create endowed professorships to support our efforts to recruit and retain world-class researchers and instructors committed to finding innovative solutions to 21st-century public health challenges.
Offers faculty and students the opportunity to submit research papers and presentations at the leading conferences for public health.
Provides funding for cutting-edge learning facilities and updated technology to help faculty and students better engage the community with the research conducted in the School of Public Health.
Provides support for programs and research conducted in the School of Public Health's Centers, which promote the health, safety and well-being of children, adults, families and refugees through research, service, education, training and advocacy.
– 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.