Assistant professor ‘flips’ classroom so that students become more involved
Assistant professor ‘flips’ classroom so that students become more involved

In the classroom or in the field, the name of the game for assistant professor Anne Marie Zimeri’s teaching style is hands-on. “There’s a big trend for active learning, where

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CPH In the Media: November 2017 Roundup
CPH In the Media: November 2017 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of November 2017: Dr. José Cordero, Patel Distinguished Professor of Public Health and co-director of the PROTECT Center,

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College welcomes new faculty, recognizes new roles in new academic year

The College of Public Health welcomes seven new faculty members this academic year. Spread across four departments and four institutes, the new hires comprise a part of a total of

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UGA College of Public Health tackles obesity in Georgia

Georgia now has the 19th highest adult obesity rate in the nation. Its adult obesity rate is currently 30.7 percent, up from 20.6 percent in 2000, according to The State of

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Lecture offers a glimpse into water quality expert’s research

Water microbiology expert Joan B. Rose has devoted her career to answering three questions: How is water quality changing? What effect do these changes have on human health? And how

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Dental fillings raise levels of mercury in the body, UGA study says
Dental fillings raise levels of mercury in the body, UGA study says

Dental surface restorations composed of dental amalgam, a mixture of mercury, silver, tin and other metals, significantly contribute to prolonged mercury levels in the body, according to new research from

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NSF STEM fellowship supports graduate student’s coral health research
NSF STEM fellowship supports graduate student’s coral health research

Even though they occupy less than one percent of the Earth surface, coral reefs are the ocean’s most diverse ecosystems, supporting 25 percent of all marine life, as well as

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UGA environmental health professor researches the impacts of discarded drugs and toiletries on coastal waters
UGA environmental health professor researches the impacts of discarded drugs and toiletries on coastal waters

For most people, washing clothes, dishes, and even their hands are a daily practice in good hygiene. To Erin Lipp, these common behaviors can be a threat to coastal ecosystems

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UGA study finds Saharan dust affects marine bacteria, potential pathogen Vibrio

Iron, a critical element for living organisms, can be hard to hard to come by in open marine waters-except each summer, when atmospherically transported dust from north Africa’s Sahara Desert

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Chemical exposure could lead to obesity, UGA study finds
Chemical exposure could lead to obesity, UGA study finds

Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products could affect the amount of fat stored in the body, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers. Phthalates are chemicals found

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