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Jennifer Gay

Jennifer Gay, an assistant professor in the College of Public Health, conducts research that aims to help people incorporate more physical activity into their daily lives and currently is working on projects to prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes.…

Y. George Zheng

Y. George Zheng, an associate professor in the College of Pharmacy who develops new drug molecules and therapeutic strategies to fight cancer, teaches students medicinal chemistry principles and tactics to enable great new discoveries.

Cynthia Ward

Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor Cynthia Ward enjoys helping students to see how the principles they learn in the classroom apply in practice at the Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital, where she serves as chief medical officer.

Richard Hall

Richard Hall, an associate research scientist with a joint appointment in the Odum School of Ecology and the department of infectious diseases in College of Veterinary Medicine, links core scientific concepts to real-world challenges in his classes.

Daniel Bara

Daniel Bara, the John D. Boyd UGA Foundation Professor of Choral Music in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, cultivates an outlook among students where great accomplishment, artistry and talent are never divorced from a sense of humility, joy and…

Julie Ray

Julie Ray helps prepare students in the department of theatre and film studies for careers designing sets for live theatre as well as for Georgia’s booming television and film industries.

Puliyur MohanKumar

Puliyur S. MohanKumar, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has forged research collaborations related to stem cells, nanoparticles and imaging with the goal of improving human and animal health.

Jennifer Elkins

Jennifer Elkins, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work, is part of a team of researchers who are leading a program that helps parents form and sustain healthy relationships while making progress toward lasting economic stability.

Jason Cade

Students in assistant professor Jason Cade’s Community Health Law Partnership clinic gain practical experience providing legal services to low-income patients at community health centers.