CPH In the Media: February 2018 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of February 2018:

In an interview on WABE’s “A Closer Look with Rose Scott,” epidemiology assistant professor Dr. Andrea Swartzendruber spoke about current research related to abstinence only programs and Pregnancy Resource Centers. Check out the interview here (starting at 31:00).

A recent study by Dr. Timothy Heckman, associate dean for research and professor of health promotion and behavior, was mentioned at News Medical and MD Magazine. His research was able to show that telephone-administered interpersonal psychotherapy, or tele-IPT, can reduce depression over the long term in a clinical population.

Dr. Sarah DeYoung, an assistant professor in the Institute for Disaster Management, published a new study that identified the need for humanitarian aid groups to be trained in safe infant and young child feeding protocols. The story was shared this past month by EurekAlert! and News Medical.

Posted February 28, 2018.