UGA Public Health selects five 2021-2022 Health Equity Fellows
UGA Public Health selects five 2021-2022 Health Equity Fellows

The UGA College of Public Health has announced its second cohort of Health Equity Fellows who will work directly with local government officials in five Georgia cities to carry out

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Making impacts, creating ripple effects in this year’s magazine
Making impacts, creating ripple effects in this year’s magazine

What does it take to make a difference – in someone’s life, in a community, in the world? Great moments in the history of public health feel monumental in the

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EMS responders may be vulnerable to outbreaks
EMS responders may be vulnerable to outbreaks

Emergency medical services responders provide life-saving care every day, but new research that they may be vulnerable to deadly disease outbreaks. A study, led by University of Georgia researchers, found

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Annual conference celebrates ten years of building toward a healthier Georgia
Annual conference celebrates ten years of building toward a healthier Georgia

The University of Georgia’s College of Public Health (CPH) hosted its tenth annual State of the Public’s Health Conference virtually on October 14. For ten years, the conference has brought

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Crisis pregnancy centers may be hurting public health efforts
Crisis pregnancy centers may be hurting public health efforts

These centers are now offering STI and HIV testing, but new research shows they’re not up to standard Cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV are again on the

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Rural communities rebuild healthy habits
Rural communities rebuild healthy habits

Obesity affects millions of Americans and increases the risk of stroke, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other causes of premature death. The percentage of U.S. adults with obesity has

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UGA students help with contact tracing in Athens
UGA students help with contact tracing in Athens

When K-12 schools in Athens-Clarke County returned in August, new COVID-19 infections were approaching highs the county hadn’t seen since January 2021. Athens, like much of the state, was in

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Faculty Spotlight: Teaching continues to drive public health economist
Faculty Spotlight: Teaching continues to drive public health economist

If you ask Zhuo “Adam” Chen what he loves about being a faculty member at the University of Georgia, he will say, “everything.” And he means it. In his short

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Rural hospital now thriving as others close
Rural hospital now thriving as others close

Without assistance from the University of Georgia, Taylor Regional Hospital in Hawkinsville might have closed six years ago. Instead, earlier this month, community leaders broke ground on a project to

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Partnering with clergy to prevent domestic violence
Partnering with clergy to prevent domestic violence

Domestic violence remains a serious and widespread problem in the U.S., particularly for women from racial or ethnic minorities, who experience higher rates of abuse than the national average. Now,

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New UGA center to combat global human trafficking
New UGA center to combat global human trafficking

Each year, an estimated 800,000 people are trafficked globally, though the true number may be higher. In a quest to arm officials and stakeholders around the globe with more accurate

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UGA College of Public Health launches initiative to tackle health inequities in Georgia
UGA College of Public Health launches initiative to tackle health inequities in Georgia

The UGA College of Public Health (CPH) has launched the CPH Health Equity Hub to address the social determinants and racial injustices that drive health inequities in Georgia. The creation

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Annual conference highlights communication and building trust in addressing COVID-19, racial equity
Annual conference highlights communication and building trust in addressing COVID-19, racial equity

The University of Georgia’s College of Public Health (CPH) hosted its ninth annual State of the Public’s Health Conference virtually on January 12. For the past eight years, the conference

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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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Stepping up, taking action in our latest magazine
Stepping up, taking action in our latest magazine

2020 has been a critical time for public health. When the first COVID-19 cases arrived in Georgia in late February, the UGA College of Public Health demonstrated its commitment to

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McDuffie County intern reflects on summer healthcare work
McDuffie County intern reflects on summer healthcare work

Originally published in the UGA Archway Partnership News. My name is Courtney Chaffin and I am a fourth year undergraduate Health Promotion and Behavior student at the University of Georgia.

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UGA study links mandatory social distancing to reduction in COVID-19 cases
UGA study links mandatory social distancing to reduction in COVID-19 cases

Mandatory social distancing policies can rapidly slow the spread of COVID-19, according to a new case study by two University of Georgia researchers. The study, which was published recently in

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Aging experts call for widespread dementia care training
Aging experts call for widespread dementia care training

The number of people in the U.S. living with Alzheimer’s or dementia is expected to triple by 2050, and the latest research from the Alzheimer’s Association shows that half of

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Dealing with grief in the time of COVID-19
Dealing with grief in the time of COVID-19

As of mid-July, the U.S. reported over 137,000 deaths due to COVID-19. Families are not only dealing with the death of loved ones and friends, but also significant changes to

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UGA helps rural health care providers during pandemic
UGA helps rural health care providers during pandemic

Health care professionals in Colquitt County have been better able to plan for their providers’ and patients’ needs during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to a customized report from the University

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CPH In the Media: June 2020 Roundup
CPH In the Media: June 2020 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of June 2020: Related to the COVID-19 – Grace Bagwell Adams, assistant dean of outreach, engagement and equity,

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Grad student ‘brings’ pets to group homes
Grad student ‘brings’ pets to group homes

Kim Wolf had plans to visit her grandma at a nursing home in Maryland. Then, the global pandemic hit. While COVID-19 has ground much of the world to a stop,

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Faculty deploys with CDC to fight COVID-19
Faculty deploys with CDC to fight COVID-19

In the two months since George Khalil’s first deployment, the situation had drastically changed. The University of Georgia alum and part-time professor normally has a desk job at the Centers

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What you need to know about the census
What you need to know about the census

As a faculty member in the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health and the main researcher for the Athens Wellbeing Project, Grace Bagwell Adams understands the importance of local

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Bagwell Adams named Assistant Dean of Outreach, Engagement, and Equity
Bagwell Adams named Assistant Dean of Outreach, Engagement, and Equity

Grace Bagwell Adams has been named to Assistant Dean for Outreach, Engagement, and Equity at the University of Georgia College of Public Health. Joining the faculty in 2014, Adams is

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UGA researchers map unequal impact of COVID-19 on Georgia counties
UGA researchers map unequal impact of COVID-19 on Georgia counties

Researchers at the University of Georgia have created a series of maps intended to help local health officials and policymakers make decisions about next steps in their response to COVID-19. The

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Study seeks risk factors for COVID-19 severity
Study seeks risk factors for COVID-19 severity

Researchers at the University of Georgia College of Public Health are working to determine risk factors for severe cases of COVID-19. The team, led by physician and epidemiologist Mark Ebell,

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Heat is key to killing coronavirus on surface
Heat is key to killing coronavirus on surface

As many of us are entering a second month of sheltering in place, our households are getting used to a new normal – fewer grocery trips, wearing masks in public,

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CPH hosts meeting for Chinese, Georgia physicians to share best practices on COVID-19
CPH hosts meeting for Chinese, Georgia physicians to share best practices on COVID-19

In April, the UGA College of Public Health hosted two web conferences featuring prominent Chinese physicians who experienced the first wave of the global COVID-19 pandemic in Wuhan. The conferences,

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UGA Institute of Gerontology launches center to bridge urban-rural gaps in Alzheimer’s care
UGA Institute of Gerontology launches center to bridge urban-rural gaps in Alzheimer’s care

Approximately 6 million people in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias (ARD) or mild cognitive impairment, and that number is forecasted to reach 15 million by 2060.

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Athens COVID-19 Hospitalizations Could Exceed 600 by End of April, According to New Report
Athens COVID-19 Hospitalizations Could Exceed 600 by End of April, According to New Report

Athens’ two area hospitals could expect to see over 600 COVID-19 patients by the end of April, with many cases coming from the 16 surrounding northeast Georgia counties in their

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Public health hackathon produces COVID-19 resources
Public health hackathon produces COVID-19 resources

In the last few days before instruction resumed at the University of Georgia, over 90 public health students were hard at work crafting infographics, data visualizations, policy briefs and even

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Older adults may suffer more from social distancing
Older adults may suffer more from social distancing

As COVID-19 continues to spread among communities throughout the U.S., public health and government officials are urging people to stay home and limit interactions with others, a practice known as

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Maintain your distance to ‘flatten the curve’
Maintain your distance to ‘flatten the curve’

You’ve heard all the public health experts say it: Disrupting the spread of coronavirus means social distancing. But what exactly is social distancing? Why is it important? And how do

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CPH students develop water tablet to address diarrhea crisis
CPH students develop water tablet to address diarrhea crisis

Three University of Georgia students are developing a tablet that could help global communities access clean water. John Parker, a master of public health (MPH) student at UGA’s College of

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How to prepare your family for COVID-19
How to prepare your family for COVID-19

Late on Monday, March 2, Gov. Brian Kemp announced that two cases of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, had been confirmed in Georgia. This comes one week after health officials

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How first responders can protect themselves
How first responders can protect themselves

EMS, police, and health care workers need to take special precautions Healthcare personnel working on the front lines to contain and prevent the spread of the new coronavirus that originated

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UGA receives $15.75 million to combat human trafficking
UGA receives $15.75 million to combat human trafficking

The University of Georgia has been selected to receive $15.75 million from the U.S. Department of State to expand programming and research to measurably reduce human trafficking. The new award,

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Students contribute to NE Georgia’s first student-based health clinic
Students contribute to NE Georgia’s first student-based health clinic

This fall, the Clarke County School District (CCSD) opened Northeast Georgia’s first school-based health center (SBHC) on Athens’ east side. One-third of adults and one in four children in Athens-Clarke

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Institute prepares for handling disease disasters
Institute prepares for handling disease disasters

Ebola simulation gives disaster and health professionals hands-on experience On the morning of Nov. 4, 2019, Anna Chocallo arrived at a local health care facility. She had a fever, and

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Can a cat improve your grandma’s life?
Can a cat improve your grandma’s life?

A collaborative study out of Athens is trying to determine if having a pet can improve the mental state of older adults. Foster cats are being placed with people 60

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College of Public Health faculty leads position paper on youth sexual health and CPCs
College of Public Health faculty leads position paper on youth sexual health and CPCs

The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) and the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG) have issued a joint position paper detailing how crisis pregnancy centers

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UGA faculty tapped for Lt. Gov.’s healthcare task force
UGA faculty tapped for Lt. Gov.’s healthcare task force

The University of Georgia’s Toni Miles was invited to join a new state Task Force on Healthcare Access and Cost, led by Georgia Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan. In late August,

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CPH In the Media: July 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: July 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of July 2019: Andrea Swartzendruber, assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, was quoted by The Hill in a

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UGA faculty lead largest ever region-wide Ebola response training
UGA faculty lead largest ever region-wide Ebola response training

In September 2014, the first-ever confirmed case of travel-associated Ebola arrived on U.S. soil. Since that time, emergency planners across the country have been working to prepare our healthcare systems

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CPH In the Media: June 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: June 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of May 2019: More people in Athens Clarke County lack health insurance now than two years ago, said

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CPH In the Media: May 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: May 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of May 2019: A recent study from Changwei Li used metabolomics to pinpoints lifestyle factors that could lead

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Tackling trash – and public health – on the Georgia coast
Tackling trash – and public health – on the Georgia coast

We know picking up trash helps keep our environment clean, but could it also improve human health? Jennifer Gay, an associate professor in the UGA College of Public Health, is

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Through telemedicine, rural areas benefit from on-call stroke experts
Through telemedicine, rural areas benefit from on-call stroke experts

Dennis Hall gets up most mornings around five in the morning. As a carpenter and all-around handyman in his hometown of Swainsboro, Georgia, he likes to get an early start

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TEDxUGA: ‘Beyond the Status Quo: 3 Steps to Strength-Based Community Building’
TEDxUGA: ‘Beyond the Status Quo: 3 Steps to Strength-Based Community Building’

Grace Bagwell Adams, an assistant professor of health policy and management at the College of Public Health, was one of three UGA faculty members selected to present at TEDxUGA: AMPLIFY

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José F. Cordero honored by Puerto Rico Public Health Trust
José F. Cordero honored by Puerto Rico Public Health Trust

The Puerto Rico Public Health Trust recently honored University of Georgia College of Public Health professor José F. Cordero by establishing an award in his name aimed at recognizing professionals

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Students participate in disease outbreak simulation
Students participate in disease outbreak simulation

Do you ever wonder what would happen if a dangerous disease threatened our community? Who responds? What are the steps taken to contain it and protect the public’s health? Thirty-three

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CPH awards mini-grants to students for community projects
CPH awards mini-grants to students for community projects

New experiential learning program builds community connections, research skills The University of Georgia College of Public Health has awarded mini-grants to four student-led community outreach projects focused on addressing health

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Georgia’s first clinical informatics fellowship program for physicians launches in Athens
Georgia’s first clinical informatics fellowship program for physicians launches in Athens

With the use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other systems, medical professionals have access to more patient and population health information and data than ever before. Yet many who

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Interdisciplinary seed grants expand telemedicine research
Interdisciplinary seed grants expand telemedicine research

Carolyn Lauckner, an assistant professor of health promotion and behavior in the College of Public Health, is working with Bernadette Heckman, associate professor and director of clinical training in the

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PSO Student Scholar: Matt Melatti
PSO Student Scholar: Matt Melatti

For Matt Melatti, the opportunity to be a 2018-19 PSO Student Scholar represents a way to become an active, informed citizen who knows the importance of public service. Hometown: Fayetteville, Georgia

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UGA training course prepares nursing homes for natural disasters
UGA training course prepares nursing homes for natural disasters

The Institute for Disaster Management at the University of Georgia College of Public Health has received $1.6 million in civil money penalty funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

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Student-led program provides health care kits for the homeless
Student-led program provides health care kits for the homeless

Graduate students at the University of Georgia College of Public Health are delivering health care to Athens’ homeless population – one gallon bag at a time. The program, called Community

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Loneliness is a serious health issue
Loneliness is a serious health issue

During the holidays, people suffer more, especially older adults No one likes to be lonely, especially around the holidays. But for most of us, once the decorations are packed away and

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UGA focuses on building a healthier Georgia through collaborative leadership
UGA focuses on building a healthier Georgia through collaborative leadership

The Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) is a repository for services geared to help older adults and their families with issues like health and wellness, hunger and transportation. The

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Renowned public health doctor and advocate William Foege addresses conference
Renowned public health doctor and advocate William Foege addresses conference

‘No one will thank you for the disease they didn’t get’ Public health is science with a moral compass, said Dr. William Foege to the crowd attending his keynote address

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UGA students help Georgia voters identify candidate views on health policy
UGA students help Georgia voters identify candidate views on health policy

Graduate students from the University of Georgia College of Public Health have produced a fact-based health policy tool for Georgia voters, just in time for the state gubernatorial election. The

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UGA and CPH broaden access for students through innovative programs
UGA and CPH broaden access for students through innovative programs

During the week of July 9, the College of Public Health brought 22 rising high school seniors from across Georgia to campus for the Pre-Collegiate Summer Institute (PCSI) in Public Health. The

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UGA wins national award for helping rural community sustain local health care
UGA wins national award for helping rural community sustain local health care

The University of Georgia has received a national Award of Excellence from the University Economic Development Association for its work in rural Georgia to save a local hospital from closing and

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Opioid symposium sheds light on national epidemic
Opioid symposium sheds light on national epidemic

The University of Georgia recently hosted a daylong symposium that brought faculty members and policymakers together to explore current research and seek solutions to the nation’s opioid epidemic, a widespread issue

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Jennifer Gay named 2018-2019 UGA PSO Faculty Fellow
Jennifer Gay named 2018-2019 UGA PSO Faculty Fellow

Jennifer L. Gay, a faculty member in health promotion and behavior in the UGA College of Public Health, has been named a 2018-2019 University of Georgia Public Service & Outreach

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UGA researcher outlines most important primary care studies from last 20 years
UGA researcher outlines most important primary care studies from last 20 years

Between patient visits and paperwork, it can be a struggle for primary care physicians to keep up with the latest medical research and, more importantly, figure out which studies are

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UGA researcher launches web-based directory to improve crisis pregnancy center transparency
UGA researcher launches web-based directory to improve crisis pregnancy center transparency

The profile of crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) may be on the rise, but it’s still unclear how many of these centers exist and where. Now, a research team at the

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Faculty find research, collaboration opportunities during tour of Georgia
Faculty find research, collaboration opportunities during tour of Georgia

Justin Bahl, a new faculty member in the College of Public Health, studies the spread of infectious disease. Sabriya Rice, a new faculty member in the Grady College of Journalism and

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CPH’s Ebell wins Fulbright to expand research on clinical decision making
CPH’s Ebell wins Fulbright to expand research on clinical decision making

Mark Ebell joins a growing number of faculty at the University of Georgia to be named a Fulbright scholar. In 2017, the university was named a top producer of Fulbright

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College efforts focus on reducing tobacco use in Georgia
College efforts focus on reducing tobacco use in Georgia

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in Georgia each year, costing the state more than 11,500 lives per year and nearly $5 billion dollars in direct healthcare and

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Wellness program study measures quality of life variables
Wellness program study measures quality of life variables

Workplace wellness programs aim to improve employee health and lower employers’ health care costs, but not all programs have the same impact or cost the same. Much of a program’s

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Health outreach program for Latinx community shows early success
Health outreach program for Latinx community shows early success

Although it’s less than a year old, a pilot program to facilitate healthcare and social service use among native Spanish speakers in Athens-Clarke County has already exceeded its organizers’ expectations.

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Two public health graduate students use laughs to teach sexual assault prevention
Two public health graduate students use laughs to teach sexual assault prevention

In the era of #MeToo, college campuses are a prime place to be having conversations about sexual assault prevention. But often students lack the proper knowledge or training on how

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TEDxUGA: ‘Be More Than a Bystander’
TEDxUGA: ‘Be More Than a Bystander’

Elizabeth Hardister, a fourth-year student completing her BA in international affairs and MPH in disaster management, was one of three UGA students selected to present TEDxUGA: CONNECT 2018 held March 22, 2018

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UGA celebrates National Public Health Week
UGA celebrates National Public Health Week

Over 1,000 second-grade students in the Clarke County School District in Athens, Ga. will visit the University of Georgia campus April 3-6 and April 10-13 for field trips that introduce

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High school training could save lives in the event of a disaster, UGA expert says
High school training could save lives in the event of a disaster, UGA expert says

2017 was a record breaking year for disasters. The U.S. experienced three major hurricanes, out of control wildfires, flooding, mudslides, and two of the deadliest mass shootings to date. All

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College of Public Health to co-host conference focused on Chinese economy
College of Public Health to co-host conference focused on Chinese economy

The University of Georgia will host the 2018 North America Conference of the Chinese Economists Society April 5-7 in Athens, Ga. The Chinese Economists Society (CES) is a non-profit academic organization focused

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UGA kicks off 2018 Public Health Leadership Academy
UGA kicks off 2018 Public Health Leadership Academy

The College of Public Health, in partnership with the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development and with support from Georgia Power, opened the 2018 Public Health Leadership Academy on Feb.

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Mothers need better safe infant feeding support post-disaster, study finds
Mothers need better safe infant feeding support post-disaster, study finds

In the wake of a natural disaster, displaced families face a number of hardships that may lead to poor health and nutrition. In these conditions, babies and mothers are particularly

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Student service programs offer benefits to rural Ecuador, UGA study finds
Student service programs offer benefits to rural Ecuador, UGA study finds

When a country experiences an economic boom, not every community will equally benefit from the new wealth and development. Rural areas in particular can experience a decline in the quality

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College efforts to prevent obesity rooted in communities
College efforts to prevent obesity rooted in communities

Obesity is a serious and costly problem in Georgia, which now has the 20th highest adult obesity rate in the nation according to a recent report by The State of Obesity

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Dr. Jia-Sheng Wang honored by SOT for translational research in toxicology
Dr. Jia-Sheng Wang honored by SOT for translational research in toxicology

Jia-Sheng Wang, Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Public Health at the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has been awarded the 2018 Translational Impact Award from the Society of

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College of Public Health celebrates World AIDS Day
College of Public Health celebrates World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is held on December 1 each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with

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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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UGA hosts Mapathon that uses geospatial data to improve global public health
UGA hosts Mapathon that uses geospatial data to improve global public health

In recognition of World AIDS Day and Geography Awareness Week, students from the University of Georgia hosted a two-day Mapathon Marathon in November aimed at using spacial technologies to improve global

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UGA announces 2018 Public Health Leadership Academy
UGA announces 2018 Public Health Leadership Academy

The University of Georgia is helping to build healthier, stronger communities statewide through a program that combines education with leadership development. The UGA College of Public Health and the J.W.

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Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards grant to UGA’s Traffic Safety Research and Evaluation Group
Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards grant to UGA’s Traffic Safety Research and Evaluation Group

Researchers from the UGA College of Public Health’s Department of Health Promotion and Behavior have received a $256,458 grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) to evaluate

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Infant Feeding in Emergencies: How to Support Families During Evacuation and Sheltering
Infant Feeding in Emergencies: How to Support Families During Evacuation and Sheltering

Originally published as a part of the “Research Counts” series for the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Reprinted with permission. By Sarah DeYoung Of all of

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College faculty, students respond to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey
College faculty, students respond to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

Two University of Georgia College of Public Health faculty members deployed to Georgia’s State Operations Center (SOC) in Atlanta on Fri. Sept. 8 at the request of the Georgia Emergency Management Agency.

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Dr. José F. Cordero on Zika: Knowing the Facts
Dr. José F. Cordero on Zika: Knowing the Facts

Dr. José F. Cordero is a pediatrician and maternal health researcher whose expertise is improving diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Zika. In addition to serving as head of the UGA

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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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UGA to boost prevention efforts in Georgia’s high obesity counties

The University of Georgia has been awarded a two-year, $1.25 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to boost obesity prevention efforts in Georgia’s most impacted rural

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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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UGA partnerships offer model for CHNAs in rural communities
UGA partnerships offer model for CHNAs in rural communities

Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) every three years in order to keep a nonprofit 501(c)(3) designation from the

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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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Community leaders graduate from UGA Public Health Leadership Academy
Community leaders graduate from UGA Public Health Leadership Academy

Teams from five Georgia communities graduated from UGA’s Public Health Leadership Academy and are headed home to begin building a culture of health in their respective communities — one that

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Building a culture of health in Georgia
Building a culture of health in Georgia

Imagine that every Georgian has fresh food to eat, lives on safe streets, and enjoys physical and mental well-being—no matter what their ethnicity, income or zip code. Teams from five

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HPB researchers receive grant from Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
HPB researchers receive grant from Governor’s Office of Highway Safety

Researchers from the University of Georgia College of Public Health’s Department of Health Promotion and Behavior received a one year, $308,800 grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety

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UGA Public Health Dean invited to Governor’s Advisory Council on Childhood Obesity
UGA Public Health Dean invited to Governor’s Advisory Council on Childhood Obesity

Dr. Phillip L. Williams, dean of the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health, has accepted an invitation by Gov. Nathan Deal to help guide Georgia’s efforts to fight childhood

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Georgia Faculty Experts in Aging Advise Georgia’s Dementia Task Force

Because Alzheimer’s disease is considered a major public health priority, more than 40 states currently are involved in developing state government plans through various task forces. Dr. Toni P. Miles

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