CPH In the Media: March 2021 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of March 2021:

WUGA FM’s Athens News Matter checked in with environmental health science professor Erin Lipp, whose lab has been monitoring the community spread of COVID- 19 using wastewater since late-May 2020.
Adam “Zhuo” Chen, associate professor of health policy and management, spoke to 11 Alive‘s “Why Guy” about the prospect of mask-wearing becoming a new normal during cold and flu season post COVID-19.
Reflecting on the role that school played in her own life in an Op-Ed for the AJC, health promotion and behavior faculty member Christina Proctor examines the importance of connection and empathy as schools start to open their doors again.
Postdoctoral fellow Danielle Lambert contributed to a discussion on cyber dating abuse that aired on WUGA’s Athens News Matters.

Rebecca Wells, a clinical assistant professor in health promotion and behavior, spoke to WUGA about how Black community health has been harmed by social and physical environments.

A story covering Workplace Health Group members Rachel McCardel and Heather Padilla’s evaluation of Georgia DPH’s workplace healthy eating and physical activity policies appeared on UGA Today, NewswiseHealth News Digest, and Athens CEO.

A study by doctoral student Gang Li and health policy and management assistant professor Stacy Zhang, which found fewer rural students applying to medical school, was covered by Medical Xpress, UGA Today, Patch, WGAU, News Break, and Athens CEO.

The Red & Black interviewed EPIBIO doctoral student and musician Nicholas Mallis where he discussed balancing music and his research in the story.

EPIBIO doctoral student Ruiyuan Zhang’s research on the possible cognitive benefits of moderate drinking was covered by Best Life.

Vet Candy recently featured a study co-authored by environmental health science professor Travis Glenn, which found a strong correlation between antibiotic resistance and heavy metal contamination in an environment.

Posted March 31, 2021