CPH In the Media: October 2021 Roundup

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

Doctoral student Ash Warnock’s study on stimulant abuse among college students was covered by U.S. News & World Report, Health News Digest, and News-Medical.

Toni Miles, professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, spoke with WBUR Boston about her work studying the health impacts of grief.

Janani Thapa, associate professor of health policy & management, was quoted in a story for Georgia Health News on a recent poll reporting that 70% of Georgians felt burdened by healthcare costs last year.

Mark Ebell, professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, provided an explanation on why health experts are worried about a flu and COVID “twindemic” this winter for 11 Alive.

José Cordero, EPIBIO department head and Patel Distinguished Professor of Public Health, spoke with WSB-TV about COVID-19 booster vaccines.

Pamela Orpinas, professor of health promotion and behavior, and her work helping religious leaders prevent domestic violence were cited in a recent Washington Post story on Saeed Abedini’s abused ex-wife.

Environmental health science professor Chas Easley’s research showing that it’s possible to fertilize an egg from a sperm generated from rhesus macaque stem cells was covered by UGA Today.

Andrea Swartzendruber and Danielle Lambert’s study on the quality of STI/HIV testing and treatment at crisis pregnancy centers appeared on Eureka Alert. Both are faculty in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics.

Health promotion major Tru Patel’s contributions to Campus Kitchen’s mobile kitchen was covered by UGA Today.

Healthier Together, a program led by Dean Marsha Davis, Hannah Southall, and Heather Padilla, was featured on UGA Today.

Posted October 31, 2021.