Based upon guidance provided by the University System of Georgia, all Georgia Tech sponsored events through July 31, including athletics competitions, are cancelled, postponed or will move to a virtual format.

Tuesday, September 24 2019
7:30am - 9:00am
760 Spring Street NW, Suite 213, Atlanta, GA 30332-0790
For more information:

Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD)

Add To My Calendar
Healthy Places Research Group Meeting


Please join us on Tuesday, September 24 for a presentation by Anthony “Tony” McGaughey, Interim Chief Information Officer for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), who will speak about how technology advances have improved community health across the state. 

Some examples:

  • Telehealth and Telemedicine
  • Access to Health Information Exchanges
  • Collaboration among state agencies (Georgia Gateway)
  • Improved in-clinic experience
  • Population health


Anthony “Tony” McGaughey

Interim Chief Information Officer

Georgia Department of Public Health

Anthony “Tony” McGaughey currently serves as the Interim Chief Information Officer for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). In this role he is responsible for all aspects of Information Technology (IT) for a department of over 6,100 employees spread out across the State of Georgia.

He previously served as the Applications Director for DPH IT. In this role he supported over 40 different public health programs and over 70 systems/applications. As Applications Director he also served as the DPH Program Director for the Georgia Gateway Project. Georgia Gateway is the Integrated Eligibility System for the State of Georgia and encompasses eligibility determination for all social programs, (SNAP, Medicaid, TANF, Childcare, WIC and PeachCare for Kids).

Prior to that, Mr. McGaughey served as the Director of Finance and Technology for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). In this role Mr. McGaughey managed a budget of over $300 million and worked closely with the DPH CIO on all WIC systems/applications. While in the WIC program, Mr. McGaughey was appointed by then Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, to the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition.

Before joining DPH, Mr. McGaughey was the Director of Business and Technology Operations for ARC BIM Services, previously RCMS Group, LLC. Mr. McGaughey has over 25 years of business technology management experience. He earned his bachelor’s degree in History from Georgia State University.

Tuesday, September 24, 7:30 AM-9:00 AM

The program starts promptly at 7:30.
Serving breakfast and coffee.

Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development
Georgia Institute of Technology
760 Spring Street, Room 235
Atlanta, GA 30308

Click here for directions.

RSVP here