UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of June 2021:
Research by epidemiology professor Toni Miles on the impacts of grief – and specifically in the context of COVID-19 – were referenced in two recent stories that appeared in the New York Times and the Minnesota Star Tribune.
Andrea Swarzendruber, associate professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, was quoted in an article for The Guardian about 10 U.S. states that have redirected money meant for TANF to anti-abortion clinics.
Lisa Renzi-Hammond, associate professor in the Institute of Gerontology, provided context on Georgia’s dementia care support infrastructure for an article by Georgia Health News on recent healthcare rankings that put Georgia at #50 for senior health.
Dr. Renzi-Hammond was also quoted in a story by the AJC on the newly FDA-approved Alzheimer’s drug.
Health promotion student Jaquarius Raglin featured in a story on UGA Today about UGA’s passport initiative to reduce barriers to travel for study abroad.
Mark Ebell, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, was quoted in a WebMD article exploring the challenges patients and frontline professionals currently face in determining the percentage of health care workers who have not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19.
Posted June 30, 2021.