CPH In the Media: November 2022

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of November 2022:

Environmental health science professor Erin Lipp provided insights to Flagpole about the current viral load of COVID-19 in Athens using data from her wastewater research.

Health promotion Double Dawg student Caleb Snead was quoted in WALB News 10 discussing his work with the Moultrie P.D. to establish a mental health co-responder program as part of UGA’s Archway Partnership.

Émilie Ellis’s study on LBG youth suicidal thoughts and trauma was covered in WGAU, HealthDay, Douglas County Sentinel, and US News & World Reports.

The Georgia CNA Pathway Initiative, led by the Institute for Disaster Management and Institute of Gerontology, was covered on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Dr. José F. Cordero, pediatrician, professor and department head of epidemiology & biostatistics, spoke on NPR’s Here & Now about the increase in preterm births in the United States.

Research on crisis pregnancy centers from faculty members in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics was referenced in an article by Ad Age on efforts by legislators to urge Google to address misleading abortion ads.

Jack Podlesny (BSEH ’21), an environmental health student who serves as kicker on the Georgia Bulldogs, was profiled on georgiadogs.com.

The recent announcement that the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech Research Institute, and Georgia Department of Health will partner to launch a new CDC-funded Pathogen Genomics Center of Excellence was covered by WGAU RadioThe Red & Black, Chattanooga Times Free Press, among others.

A study by led Mark Ebell, professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, developed and validated two new risk models can help doctors predict mortality in hospitalized COVID patients. The study received coverage from Mirage News and EurekAlert!.

Posted November 3o, 2022.