UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of April 2022:
Violence prevention researcher Pamela Orpinas’ project, with UGA colleague Joon Choi, which partners with clergy to curb domestic violence among Korean Asian communities, was featured on WTKR TV.
José Cordero, pediatrician and Patel Distinguished Professor of Public Health, was quoted in a Gentside piece on Pfeiffer syndrome in children.
Wastewater surveillance data from the lab of environmental health science professor Erin Lipp was referenced in a Flagpole magazine article examining recent COVID-19 cases in Athens-Clarke County.
Dr. Lipp was also quoted in a USA Today report exploring the ability of deadly pathogens to hitch a ride on ocean plastics, allowing them to concentrate on coastlines and travel deep into the sea.
Health policy and management research Grace Bagwell Adams spoke to WUGA FM’s Athens New Matters about some of the questions that still linger as the pandemic seems to wane.
Christopher Whalen, director of the Global Health Institute, is one of the research collaborators involved in a new research center at Emory University – Emory/Georgia Tuberculosis Research Advancement Center – focused on fighting the spread of tuberculosis. The new center featured in Emory News is funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
Posted April 30, 2022.