Central Region Map

Making connections to boost rural health outcomes and redeveloping downtown areas.

UGA has been building and cultivating relationships with communities in the region for many years. Our recent work has focused on enhancing rural health care and revitalizing downtown areas.

Efforts include:

  • Supporting rural health through programs aimed at preventing diabetes and aiding people with dementia and their caregivers.
  • Facilitating leadership development programs.
  • Boosting downtown revitalization efforts.

Impact on the Central Region

The Rev. Victor Cooper of First United Christian Church, Henry Young, and the Rev. Jeffrey Lawrence


UGA partnerships in Pulaski make for a healthier community

The impact of rural health goes beyond the individual. It affects the whole community.

Through a long-time partnership with the University of Georgia, residents in a rural Georgia community benefit from innovation, expertise, and collaboration to improve health and economic prosperity.

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