CPH In the Media: October 2017 Roundup
CPH In the Media: October 2017 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of October 2017: The Oct. 17 State of the Public Health’s Conference, organized by the CPH Office of

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CPH Researcher Designs Software to Teach Modern Infectious Disease Modeling, No Coding Needed
CPH Researcher Designs Software to Teach Modern Infectious Disease Modeling, No Coding Needed

When it comes to predicting the spread of disease, modern infectious disease epidemiologists must keep track of the interactions between infected and uninfected individuals, as well as the impact of

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Davis-Olwell selected as UGA Service-Learning Fellow
Davis-Olwell selected as UGA Service-Learning Fellow

Dr. Paula Davis-Olwell, an instructor in the Global Health Institute and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, is one of nine UGA faculty members selected for a 2017-18 UGA Service-Learning Fellowship. This

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Dr. José F. Cordero to receive APHA Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service
Dr. José F. Cordero to receive APHA Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service

University of Georgia professor José F. Cordero has been awarded the 2017 Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Health, the oldest and most prestigious award bestowed by the American

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GHI researchers receive seed funding for mobile phone-based TB treatment monitoring
GHI researchers receive seed funding for mobile phone-based TB treatment monitoring

Six collaborative, international research projects housed at the University of Georgia have received seed funding under UGA’s Global Research Collaboration Grant program. The program funds a range of early-stage projects

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UGA’s Dr. Christopher Whalen honored with Beckman Award for teaching excellence
UGA’s Dr. Christopher Whalen honored with Beckman Award for teaching excellence

For the third time in three years, a University of Georgia professor has been honored with the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award for teaching excellence. Dr. Christopher Whalen in the College

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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 research takes aim at curbing unnecessary antibiotic use
UGA research takes aim at curbing unnecessary antibiotic use

Sinus infections are one of the most common reasons patients walk out of the doctor’s office with an antibiotic prescription in hand. The problem is that bacteria causes only about

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Clinical Impression Remains Most Accurate Predictor of Whooping Cough
Clinical Impression Remains Most Accurate Predictor of Whooping Cough

When it comes to diagnosing whooping cough, a physician’s gut impression is still the most accurate predictor of infection, according to a new study from researchers at the University of

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Healthcare Workers More Likely to Handle Chemo Drugs Safely When Management Makes Safety a Priority
Healthcare Workers More Likely to Handle Chemo Drugs Safely When Management Makes Safety a Priority

Chemotherapy drugs are designed to kill cancer cells and improve the health of a cancer patient. However, these drugs pose a health and safety risk to healthcare workers who administer

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