UGA introduces Strategic Health & Risk Communication certificate
UGA introduces Strategic Health & Risk Communication certificate

Moving to address the growing demand for professional health communicators, UGA is introducing an interdisciplinary certificate in Strategic Health & Risk Communication. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and

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UGA researcher to study impact of online dating abuse on marginalized teens
UGA researcher to study impact of online dating abuse on marginalized teens

UGA’s Danielle Lambert has received a $250,000 award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to research how cyber dating abuse impacts marginalized adolescents in the South. For

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UGA study outlines legacy of unfair housing policies exposing Black families to toxins
UGA study outlines legacy of unfair housing policies exposing Black families to toxins

New research from the University of Georgia demonstrates how unfair housing policies work to endanger the health of Black communities. The study highlights three cases where Black communities were exposed

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CPH In the Media: January 2021 Roundup
CPH In the Media: January 2021 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of January 2021: Related to COVID-19  – Kerstin Emerson, a clinical associate professor at the Institute of Gerontology,

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Kids with special needs still face care gaps
Kids with special needs still face care gaps

Despite the advantages of patient-centered care models, kids with special health care needs still face challenges in finding the full range of support they need, according to new research from

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Alumni Profile: Quintunya Chapman-Hamilton
Alumni Profile: Quintunya Chapman-Hamilton

Motivated by a desire to help others embrace healthy lifestyles, Quintunya Chapman-Hamilton (BSHP ’16) fell in love with public health during her very first health promotion class at CPH. Now

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CPH announces 2021 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Mini-Grant Winners
CPH announces 2021 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Mini-Grant Winners

Three student-led outreach projects addressing health disparities in the Athens-Clarke County community have been selected for funding through the UGA College of Public Health’s 2021 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Mini-Grants

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UGA student partners with local Council on Aging
UGA student partners with local Council on Aging

In January 2020, Jessica Shotwell gave her first lesson at the Athens Community Council on Aging. Just two months later, the COVID-19 pandemic brought about disruption and uncertainty, and Shotwell’s

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Student Profile: Megan Anandappa
Student Profile: Megan Anandappa

Through local volunteerism and work as an emergency medical technician, health promotion major, and aspiring physician Megan Anandappa is living her passion for community health. DEGREE OBJECTIVE: B.S. in Health

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Student Spotlight: Pastor heads to grad school to learn counseling, health
Student Spotlight: Pastor heads to grad school to learn counseling, health

When she’s not “Pastor Maggie” at Mercy Community Church in Atlanta, Maggie Leonard is a graduate student at the University of Georgia pursuing joint master’s degrees in public health and

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