Network Engagement Directory

Georgia Health Policy Center

Mission Statement

GHPC's mission: Integrating research, policy, and programs to advance health and well-being.

Vision and Impact

GHPC provides evidence-based research, program development and policy guidance on local, state and national levels to improve health status at the community level.The center conducts, analyzes and disseminates qualitative and quantitative findings to connect decision makers with the objective research and guidance needed to make informed decisions about health policy and programs.Today GHPC is at work in more than 220 communities in all 50 states, helping our nation to improve health status.

  • Convening/Partnering
  • Health Communications & Social Marketing
  • Health Equity
  • Health Information Services
  • Health Policy Development, Implementation & Evaluation
  • Health Systems Transformation
  • Population-Based Health Programs
  • Research & Evaluation
  • Training & Technical Assistance
Community Served:
Contact Information:
  • Georgia Health Policy Center
    55 Park Place, 8th Floor Atlanta, GA 30303
  • Karen Minyard, Executive Director
  • 404.413.0314

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Resources contributed by this organization:

Rapid Review of Rural Health Research

The Rapid Review is a compilation of research and resources on the five leading causes of death in rural America gathered from online resources and limited to the years 2013 through 2017.

Signature Programs

Learn more about the National Network of Public Health Institute’s signature programs.

2014 Annual Conference Collaborative Practice Design Lab: Engaging with Federal Partners on Health in All Policies

Notes from a Collaborative Practice Design Lab (CPDL) at the 2014 NNPHI Annual Conference.

2014 Annual Conference Collaborative Practice Design Lab: “Healthy Schools”

Georgia Health Policy Center and Louisiana Public Health Institute share best practices, processes, partners (traditional & non-traditional), challenges and potential solutions for sustainability of policy & program efforts in school health.

2014 Annual Conference Workshop Presentation: “Health Impact Assessment Train the Trainer  Workshop”

Learn more about this two-day, Health Impact Assessment workshop led by Jimmy Dills (Georgia Health Policy Center) and Tatiana Lin (Kansas Health Institute).

2014 Annual Conference Workshop Handout: “Health Impact Assessment: Train the Trainer Workshop”

Tatiana Lin (Kansas Health Institute) and speakers from Georgia Health Policy Center, and the Oregon Public Health Institute discuss experiences in conducting effective HIA trainings in their regions.

Organizational Development Sample: Georgia Health Policy Center’s Organizational Milestones, 1995-2013

See Georgia Health Policy Center’s organizational milestones from its founding in 1995 to the development of the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement in 2013.

CHNA Public Forum Presentation: “Jurisdictions and Geographic Parameters”

Takeaways from Karen Minyard (Executive Director,Georgia Health Policy Center) at the CDC Public Forum “Best Practices for Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Implementation Strategy Development” meeting.