UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of August 2023:
José Cordero, Patel Distinguished Professor of Public Health, spoke to the Atlanta Journal Constitution about a recent March of Dimes report that found Georgia lacks resources for pregnant women, especially those in rural and lower-income communities.
Dr. Cordero also spoke to the Augusta Chronicle which reported on Georgia’s current efforts to combat Georgia’s worsening maternal mortality rates.
The Cognitive Aging Research and Education (CARE) Center in the Institute of Gerontology was featured in University of Georgia Magazine.
A radon monitor loan program launched by Derek Cooper (MPH ’23), CPH alum and radon educator for UGA Cooperative Extension, was featured by the Dalton Daily Citizen. The program, which partners with libraries throughout the state, was Cooper’s Applied Practice Experience project for his MPH degree.
Andrea Swartzendruber, professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, was quoted in a stories by WBEZ Chicago and The 19th on crisis pregnancy centers and their public health impacts. Data provided by the CPC Map was cited by news outlets covering issues related to crisis pregnancy centers, including The Greenville News and Massachusetts Daily Collegian.
Posted August 31, 2023.