UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of December 2022:
Spencer Fox, assistant professor of epidemiology & biostatistics spoke to AP News, about a highly-circulated website article that misrepresented CDC data and falsely linked deaths to COVID vaccines.
Andrea Swartzendruber, associate professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, spoke to Prism about her research on crisis pregnancy centers, anti-abortion organizations who have received an increasing amount of state funding and may contribute to negative consequences for maternal health and reproductive health care access.
In Nature, Adam Chen, associate professor of health policy & management, joined other public health experts in examining the challenges faced by China in the wake of new COVID guidelines.
Grace Bagwell Adams, associate professor of health policy and management and principal investigator of the Athens Wellbeing Project, answered questions about the impending doctors shortage and its potential impacts in Athens Clarke County on WUGA FM’s Athens News Matters. For the full interview , visit this link (starts at 14:40).
A study by health promotion and behavior clinical assistant professor Christina Proctor and doctoral student Noah Hopkins aimed at improving mental health access for farmers in Georgia received media pickup from WUGA, Fior Reports, and Morning Ag Clips.
A study by Amy Winter, assistant professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, which found that current vaccinations strategies are not likely to eliminate measles, was referenced in an articles by the National Herald India.
Posted December 31, 2022.