Health & Human Performance, School of

Announcement    Wednesday, November 2, 2022
The school of Health and Human Performance is seeking assistance from a graduate assistant to work on an upcoming research project. Please contact Dr. Ernie Kaninjing at,  or by calling (478) 445 1780, if you are interested or in need of more information. 
Announcement    Friday, September 23, 2022
Dr. Ernie Kaninjing, assistant professor of public health, has received a $426,025 grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to research prostate cancer in African men. The NIH is the nation's medical research agency. And the gold standard of grant agencies for public health professionals, according to Sheri Noviello, dean of College of Health Sciences (COHS). “There are three known risk factors for prostate cancer: aging, prior family or hereditary factors and African ancestry,”...
Announcement    Thursday, July 28, 2022
Over the past four years, Georgia College’s Center for Health and Social Issues (CHSI) has been teaming up with Community Health Care Systems (CHCS) to meet the health needs of Rural Georgians. At the monthly Middle Georgia Food Bank distribution in Baldwin County's Collins P. Lee Community Center, the two organizations provided primary care health services including blood tests for cholesterol, and other lipids.  During this event, CHCS also provided health education materials and...