UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of April 2023:
Lisa Renzi-Hammond, director of the Institute of Gerontology, discussed the right cognitive age to retire with the New York Times. She was also mentioned in a story by UGA Research exploring UGA’s multifaceted approach to brain disease.
A study by DrPH alum Ayana Stanley and health promotion & behavior professor Pamela Orpinas on the connection between inmate partner problems and suicide was covered by UGA Today. The research findings were covered by UPI, US News and World Reports, Arizona Daily Star, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Tulsa World, and others.
The UGA public health students were mentioned in a UGA Today feature on the creation of the Clarke Middle Health Center, a partnership between the University of Georgia and the Clarke County School District.
The Cognitive Aging Research and Education (CARE) Center‘s partnership with the Bulloch County Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s Disease (ROAD) Foundation was highlighted in Grice Connect.
Jack Podlseny, Georgia Bulldog place-kicker and BSEH/MPH student, was one of two students nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship by the University of Georgia according to an announcement on the SEC news blog.
Podlesny and MHA student Payne Walker were awarded the Billy Payne Award by the UGA chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame. Podlesny was also awarded the Jack Turner Award at the awards event, which was covered by The Gwinnett Daily Post.
Posted April 30, 2023.