Our Directors

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Laura Williamson PhD

  • Director, CBHP

Associate Professor, Institute for Public and Preventive Health, Department of Population Health Sciences

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Paul C. Mann MD

  • Director of Clinical Ethics, CBHP

Division Chief, Neonatology, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia

Our Faculty

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Dustin Avent-Holt, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Social Sciences and
  • Director, Center for Social Science Research


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Candace Best, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior
  • Department of Pediatrics
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Angela Bratton, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Anthropology Dept. of History, Anthropology, & Philosophy and the Dept. of Biobehavioral Nursing
  • Associate in the Graduate School, Affiliated Faculty with Women & Gender Studies
  • Committee Member/Advisor Graduate Certificate in Bioethics


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Steve Coughlin, PhD

  • Professor, Population Health Sciences, Epidemiology


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Elizabeth Culatta, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology
  • Curriculum Director of the Health, Society, and Policy Major (HESP)
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Biplab Datta, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
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Jeff Flowers

  • Director of Pastoral Care
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Allison Foley, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Director, Center for Social Science Research
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Brennan Francois

  • Chief Diversity Officer, AU Health System


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Anna Harris-Parker, MFA

  • Associate Professor,
  • English & World Languages
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William Hatcher, PhD

  • Professor of Public Administration and Chair of Social Sciences
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Pamela Hayward, PhD

  • Professor of Communication


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Aaron Johnson, PhD

  • Director, Institute of Public and Preventive Health


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Kathryn Martin, PhD

  • Associate Dean for Regional Campuses


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D. Douglas Miller, MDCM, MBA

  • Vice Dean, MCG Academic Affairs
  • Professor


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Julie Moretz

  • Assistant Vice President of Patient Experience
  • Chief Experience Officer, AUMC


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Gregory Murray, PhD

  • Professor, Department of Social Sciences
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Jean Pawl, PhD

  • Professor
  • Chair of the Biobehavioral Nursing Department


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Melissa Powell-Williams, PhD

  • Professor, Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences,
  • Department of Social Sciences and Sociology, Criminal Justice and Social Work
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Elena Prendergast, DNP

  • Program Director, Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Assistant Professor, Augusta University College of Nursing


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Dan Rahn, MD

  • Professor, Population Health Sciences, Health


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Carrie Reif-Stice, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Communication
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Wendy J. Turner, PhD

  • Professor, Department of History, Anthropology and Philosophy
  • Program Director of Graduate Certificate Program


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Taylor Walker, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Communication
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Sabina Widner, PhD

  • Director of Graduate Studies


Our Staff

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Shannon Dayton

  • Administrative Associate


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Kim Dyches

  • Administrative Assistant II, IPPH
  • Administrative Assistant, Bioethics Graduate Certificate Program


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Bobbie Willcox, MHSA

  • Associate Director, Institute of Public and Preventive Health


Spanning Clinical Care and Public Health

Creating a space to learn more and ask questions.


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