Team of UGA researchers exploring older adult health benefits of animal fostering
Team of UGA researchers exploring older adult health benefits of animal fostering

Housing and health are essential to overall well-being, a fact as true for animals as it is for people. Now, a team of researchers at the University of Georgia is

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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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Researchers pinpoint causes for spike in breast cancer genetic testing
Researchers pinpoint causes for spike in breast cancer genetic testing

A sharp rise in the number of women seeking BRCA genetic testing to evaluate their risk of developing breast cancer was driven by multiple factors, including celebrity endorsement, according to

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Corso named SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow
Corso named SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow

Dr. Phaedra Corso, professor of health policy and management, was one of four UGA faculty members named 2017-18 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows. Created by the Southeastern Conference in

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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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CPH Students Win National Policy Competition with Life Saving App
CPH Students Win National Policy Competition with Life Saving App

Challenged by the public health threat of distracted driving among teens, students from UGA’s College of Public Health and School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) designed an app that will potentially

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UGA College of Public Health tackles obesity in Georgia

Originally published in the Jan. 20, 2017 ASPPH Friday Letter: Georgia now has the 19th highest adult obesity rate in the nation. Its adult obesity rate is currently 30.7 percent,

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Corso named to second class of UGA Women’s Leadership Fellows
Corso named to second class of UGA Women’s Leadership Fellows

Phaedra Corso, UGA Foundation Professor in Human Health in the College of Public Health and associate director of the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, was selected as one of nine University

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UGA and ACC team up for community assessment

More than 100 graduate students from UGA’s College of Public Health and School of Social Work, as well as Family Connection-Communities in Schools of Athens neighborhood leaders, will administer surveys

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Faculty, students assess community health needs, get hands-on experience

An assessment of community health needs, led by University of Georgia faculty and facilitated by the UGA Archway Partnership, has contributed to a new urgent care center for one middle

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