UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of October 2022:
The College of Public Health’s contributions to the Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (CTSA) site were mentioned in a press release on the $73.7 million grant that UGA recently received.
Media coverage continues for a study led by Amy Winter, assistant professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, on the feasibility of eradicating measles and rubella. Outlets include WFMZ, The Suburban, The Physician’s Weekly, The Independent. Drugs.com
PhD student Rachel McCardel spoke to WUGA FM about a recent study she led which explore the role of employers in supporting the mental health of women who returning to work after maternity leave.
Dr. José F. Cordero, department head and professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, spoke to WRDW TV about why Georgia continues to top the list of states with t he highest maternal mortality rate.
Andrea Swartzendruber, associate professor of epidemiology & biostatistics and reproductive health expert, spoke to Facing South about the growing presence of crisis pregnancy centers as abortion access shrinks.
A local wastewater study co-authored by environmental health science professor Erin Lipp was referenced on an Op-Ed in The Citizen about the rise of superbugs in Georgia and how to combat them.
A new initiative, led by the Institute for Disaster Management and Institute of Gerontology, will address Georgia’s shortage of qualified health care workers in long-term care facilities. The new effort was covered by news outlets from across the state including Albany Herald, WGAU, McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, The Rockdale Citizen, Jackson Progress-Argus, among others.
Health policy & management associate professor Grace Bagwell Adams and her work with Athens Wellbeing Project were highlighted in The Red & Black.
BSHP-MPH student Caleb Snead and his work helping develop a mental health co-responder program in Colquitt County was featured in UGA Today.
Posted October 31, 2022.