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.