UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of February 2022:
Andrea Swartzendruber, reproductive health expert and associate professor of epidemiology & biostatisticsprovided context on how CPCs spread misinformation about abortions for a story in the Associated Press, which was widely picked up by national outlets.
Juliet Sekandi’s intervention using selfies to improve TB medication adherence in Kampala, Uganda, was featured in Uganda – New Vision. Sekandi is an assistant professor of epidemiology & biostatistis and one of the Global Health Institute’s core faculty.
Professor emeritus of epidemiology & biostatistics Toni Miles is quoted in The Wall Street Journal story on the catastrophic number of excess deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
Health policy and management professor Janani Thapa’s paper linking ACEs to opioid abuse later in life was covered by Psychiatry Advisor.
An older study by health policy and management researcher Adam Chen on the mental health benefits of playing mahjong was discussed in a recent story for ZME Science.
A study on college student stimulant use by health promotion doctoral student student Ash Warnock was mentioned in a recent Inside Higher Ed feature on Adderal use.
Posted February 28, 2022.