The School of Public Health at Georgia State University has welcomed two associate professors as new members of the Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health.
The faculty inductees, who were selected based on their achievements in public health research, policy and education, are Dr. Rodney Lyn, associate professor of health management & policy, and Dr. Sheryl Strasser, associate professor of health promotion & behavior. For the first time, the School held a ceremony to honor inductees.
[Photo: Dr. Rodney Lyn (left) and Dr. Sheryl Strasser]
“Our membership includes students, professionals and faculty who are leading the public health field in their work on obesity prevention, global health, and environmental health — just to name a few,” said faculty advisor Kim Ramsey-White. “I am looking forward to working with all of them as we continue to serve our Georgia State and the Greater Atlanta communities.”
The Delta Omega Honorary Society was founded in 1924 at Johns Hopkins University to promote the study of public health, which at the time was a relatively new field.
The Gamma Upsilon Chapter at the School of Public Health at Georgia State began in 2014 for the purpose of recognizing its students and public health professionals who are dedicated to advancing the wellbeing of all people. The chapter selects only a small number of faculty for induction each year based on a review of their work in the field.