CPH In the Media: November 2017 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of November 2017:

Dr. José Cordero, Patel Distinguished Professor of Public Health and co-director of the PROTECT Center, is featured in a Nature.com article examining how public health researchers are regrouping to study the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

In a piece published at Bloomberg BNA, Dr. Xiaozhong “John” Yu, assistant professor of environmental health science, commented on a recent NCI that found no statistically significant link between cancer and exposure to glyphosate, more commonly knowns as Roundup.

Epidemiology professor Dr. Mark Ebell and undergraduate student Reed Hill (BSHP ’18) are mentioned in a feature piece on the Mercy Health Clinic by the Athens-Banner Herald. Reed currently serves as a Health Promotion Intern at Mercy. Dr. Ebell, an experienced family physician, volunteers a half-day once a week at Mercy.

Dr. Toni Miles, professor epidemiology and biostatistics, was quoted in a recent AJC Pulse article examining how experts in Georgia are trying to predict and prepare for the future of dementia care in the state.

Allison Vita, an undergraduate student in health promotion and behavior, talks about her experiences as a volunteer for Campus Kitchen at UGA which combats senior hunger through its food recovery program. Read the feature piece at UGA Today.

DrPH student Nolana Woolfork and MPH students from the Public Health Association at UGA hosted a two-day Mapathon Marathon in November which used geospacial mapping technologies to improve global public health. Both events helped meet the mapping needs of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Read more.

Former CPH-Archway Public Health Professional Whitney Costin was mentioned in a recent piece about the UGA Archway Partnership in the Moultrie Observer.

The UGA Public Health Leadership Academy also received additional coverage this month (Athens CEO).

Posted November 30, 2017.