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College of Public Health symposium to address health concerns in U.S., Croatia

Injury prevention, occupational health, evidence-based medicine, reproduction and fertility and violence prevention are just a few of the common global health issues to be tackled by researchers, health-care providers and policymakers from the U.S. and Croatia at the fifth annual Global Health Symposium to be held Nov. 7 beginning at 9 a.m. in Wright Hall on UGA’s Health Sciences Campus.

“International Health Partnership Symposium 2012: University of Zagreb, Croatia and the University of Georgia” will be hosted by the College of Public Health’s Center for Global Health and will showcase UGA’s ongoing partnership in research and education with the University of Zagreb. The symposium is open to the public.

The symposium will start with a welcome from Richard Schuster, professor of health policy and management and director of the Center for Global Health, and Carol Cotton, an associate professor in public health, and will end at 4 p.m.