CPH In the Media: July 2023

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of July 2023:

Statistic provided by the Traffic Safety Research & Evaluation Group were referenced in a op-ed in The Brunswick News creating safe streets for communities.

Janani Thapa, a health policy and management researcher who studies vaping, was quoted in a recent article by The Messenger about recent efforts by Juul to appease regulators.

Research led by doctoral student Jack Harth, The research continues to receive widespread media coverage from outlets, including Bicycling Magazine (paywall), List23, SciTechDaily, Creators SyndicateFox 11 Tri Cities/ Fox 41 Yakima, Daily Record, Nottingham Post, The Mirror.  The study found adding colorful fruits and vegetables to one’s diet could improve their visual range.

Alumnus Jason Ulseth (BSEH ’03) was appointed executive director of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper by its Board of Directors with expanded responsibilities beginning Aug. 7. The new position was announced in Rough Draft Atlanta.

A recent study by emeritus faculty member Toni Miles was referenced in an article in Psychology Today on the health impacts of grief.

Data provided by the CPC Map was cited by news outlets covering issues related to crisis pregnancy centers, including The Messenger and VT Digger .

J.S. Wang, professor and head of the Department of Environmental Health Science, was quoted in a recent Atlanta News First story about the high levels PFAS contamination in drinking water in Rome, Ga.

Posted July 31, 2023.