UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of May 2018:
UGA students recently found that two streams flowing through the UGA campus register high levels of E.coli bacteria, an indication of animal waste. The study results were reported in the Athens Banner Herald. The research is part of EPA’s “Microbial Citizen Science” initiative, run by professor Dr. Erin Lipp, an environmental health science professor in CPH, and Dr. Marirosa Molina of Athens’ EPA lab.
Dr. Marsha Davis, associate dean of outreach and HPB professor, was quoted in an article by the Georgia Health News on the state of Georgia’s No. 40 ranking in the Commonwealth Fund’s 2018 Scorecard on State Health System Performance. Additional coverage is available on WABE and Statesboro Herald.
EPIBIO professor Dr. Toni Miles spoke to WUGA 91.7FM about her most recent research project, which led to the development of a set of best practices for bereavement care that will soon be distributed to every nursing home across Georgia.
Posted May 31, 2018.