Campus News

Public health dean to serve on childhood obesity council

Phillip L. Williams

Phillip L. Williams, dean of the College of Public Health, has accepted an invitation from Gov. Nathan Deal to help guide Georgia’s efforts to fight childhood obesity as a part of the newly formed Governor’s Advisory Council on Childhood Obesity.

The council will guide Deal on the best ways to reduce the numbers of obese and overweight children and offer support to the governor’s Georgia SHAPE initiative.