Thursday - February 22, 2018
Georgia Tipoffs: Public Policy Newsletter for Saturday January 06, 2018 ( 4 items )  

Arthur Blank Enters the NFF Leadership Hall of Fame
ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan. 5 -- The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame issued the following news release: An exclusive group of the nation's sports and business leaders gathered last night at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta to witness the induction of Arthur Blank into the National Football Foundation (NFF) Leadership Hall of Fame. "Only those who have reached the most remarkable levels of achievement meet the threshold for induction into the NFF Leadership Hall of   more

Augusta University Honors the Legacy of Henrietta Lacks
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Jan. 5 -- Augusta University issued the following news release: In honor of Black History Month, Augusta University has partnered with Paine College and the Columbia County Library to host several events to celebrate the legacy of Henrietta Lacks, an African American woman whose cancer cells became one of the most important tools in modern medicine. Lacks, a poor tobacco farmer, changed medical research in 1951 when cells from her cervical cancer biopsy were taken without he  more

NFF to Host the FWAA Past Presidents' Dinner in Atlanta
IRVING, Texas, Jan. 5 -- The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame issued the following news release: The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today it will host the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Past Presidents' Dinner for a seventh consecutive year, which will take place Jan. 5 in Atlanta, the site of the Jan. 8 College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship between No. 3 Georgia (13-1) and No. 4 Alabama (12-1). "There is   more

PrEP, Targeted Intervention Strategies Effective in High Risk Adolescent Sexual Minority Males
ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan. 5 -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) along with targeted implementation strategies have the potential to significantly reduce HIV incidence among high risk, adolescent sexual minority males (ASMM), according to a recent study developed by the University of Washington and Emory University. ASMM are males 18 years of age or younger who identify as gay or bisexual or are sexually active wit  more