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 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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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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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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Renzi-Hammond to develop new eye care tech as part of UGA’s first I-Corps Cohort
Renzi-Hammond to develop new eye care tech as part of UGA’s first I-Corps Cohort

Lisa Renzi-Hammond, an assistant professor of health promotion and behavior in the College of Public Health, has been selected to join the first group of faculty developing entrepreneurial projects with

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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

By Sarah DeYoung 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. Of all of

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HPV Vaccination Rates Increased Post-Affordable Care Act Implementation
HPV Vaccination Rates Increased Post-Affordable Care Act Implementation

Since its implementation in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has provided new pathways for Americans to access the healthcare services they need. Now, new research from the University of Georgia

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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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Engaging in Light Physical Activity at Work Leads Employees to Skip Activity at Home
Engaging in Light Physical Activity at Work Leads Employees to Skip Activity at Home

New research from the University of Georgia College of Public Health is investigating the link between the amount of physical activity we get on the job and our overall health.

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UGA Conducts Long-term Funded Research in Disaster Management
UGA Conducts Long-term Funded Research in Disaster Management

Originally published in ASPPH Friday Letter Aug. 30, 2017 for Preparedness Month Feature. The mission of the University of Georgia Institute for Disaster Management (IDM) is to reduce the casualties

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