CPH In the Media: May 2023

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

Kerstin Emerson, clinical associate professor in the Institute of Gerontology, discussed the research on public health risks of loneliness in response to the new Surgeon General’s Advisory with Washington Post and on ASTHO’s Public Health Review Morning Edition podcast.

Lisa Renzi-Hammond, director of the Institute for Gerontology, discussed the question of who can and can’t access the new Alzheimer’s drug, following FDA approval with the Wall Street Journal and with the AJC.

The CARE Center and State Botanical Gardens of Georgia partnered to offer Meet Me at the Gardens, a program to support the well-being of patients and caregivers. The program was featured in UGA Today.

Danielle Lambert, an assistant professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, spoke to Rewire News Group about how anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers are finding their way into CDC STI testing directories.

Data provided by the CPC Map was cited in coverage by The Alabama Daily News, Greenville Recorder, and Illinois Newsroom on recent state an municipal legislation related to crisis pregnancy centers.

Janani Thapa, associate professor of health policy & management, is co-author on a recent UGA study which found hundreds of U.S. counties lack adequate play space for growing children. The study received coverage from U.S. News & World Reports.

José Cordero, Patel Distinguished Professor of Public Health, spoke to 11Alive about how to determine the shelf life of the COVID test kits you may have at home.

Emeritus Professor Toni Miles spoke to GPB about findings from a new study which found people grieving the death of a loved one are at greater risk of binge drinking than those not in bereavement.

Posted May 31, 2023.