UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of January 2018:
Dr. Changwei Li, assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, received additional coverage from The Red & Black and Coherent News for his study which identified new genes that regulate blood pressure.
Dr. Donglan “Stacy” Zhang, assistant professor in health policy and management, and her recent study looking at how improved nutritional labeling could impact sodium intake received coverage from The Red & Black.
Dr. Micah Gell-Redman, assistant professor in health policy and management, and collaborators from University of Michigan published an article in The Washington Post about a study they completed July 2017, which found lawmakers less responsive to immigrants than native born constituents.
The Jan/Feb 2018 special issue of Discovery magazine listed TamiFlu’s “fall from grace” at #60 in its list of the top 100 stories of the past year. An editorial written in BMJ by epidemiology professor Dr. Mark Ebell, who stated the WHO decision to downgrade the drug came too late, was referenced in the piece.
Posted January 31, 2018.