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Impacting our Community

Tanner Health System is a nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve — not to generate revenues for shareholders.

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UWG Community Wellness

The University of West Georgia Health and Community Wellness Program connects university students with volunteer opportunities for health and wellness outreach throughout west Georgia. 

The program provides students with real-world experiences focused on serving others, so they can make a positive impact in their communities. These experiences prepare them to take on professional roles in hospitals, schools, fitness centers and many other community health facilities.

Learning through Service

Since the program began, participating students have contributed over 2,000 hours of service for numerous Get Healthy, Live Well initiatives, including:

  • Cooking Matters
  • Get Healthy Kids
  • Faith-Based Health and Wellness Activities
  • Kids Health Exhibit
  • Move It Mondays
  • Nutrition Education
  • Photovoice
  • Pop-Up Grocery Store Tours
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Learn More

Read more about how University of West Georgia is advancing health and wellness in west Georgia.

 

Blogs

Dietitians and Nutritionists: What’s the Difference?
Dietitians and Nutritionists: What’s the Difference?

Do you know the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist? Jessica D. Mack, MS, RD, LD explains how they are different.

A More Effective, Precise and Comfortable Prostate Biopsy
A More Effective, Precise and Comfortable Prostate Biopsy

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in American men. Finding it just got faster and easier for Tanner patients with the introduction of the latest screening technology — targeted fusion biopsy — at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton.

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