UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of September 2022:
Andrea Swartzendruber, associate professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, was quoted and her project, CPC Map, was cited in a Refinery 29 article on the link between abortion misinformation, public school sex education and crisis pregnancy centers.
A study led by Amy Winter, assistant professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, on the feasibility of eradicating measles and rubella was covered by UGA Today, Medscape, Technology Technology Networks, ScienceDaily, EurekAlert!, Homeland Security Newswire, Newswise, Mirage News, MedicalXpress, ScienceBlog, FINCHANNEL, and WGAU.
PhD student Rachel McCardel, faculty member Heather Padilla, and MPH-PhD student Emily Loedding’s study on the role of returning to work on maternal mental health was covered in UGA Today. Medical Xpress reported on the findings.
Janani Thapa, associate professor of health policy & management, spoke to WUGA about her recent study discussing the links between physically active teens and e-cigarettes use.
Mark Ebell, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, was quoted in an article for Contagion on the need for rapid, reliable point of care tests to provide precise treatment.
Environmental health science professor Erin Lipp’s study revealing that leaky wastewater infrastructure is a key point source for antibiotic resistant pathogens was covered by WUGA.
Faculty member Don Lloyd‘s mystery novel, Operation Destiny, was profiled in UGA’s Columns.
DrPH student Irene Khan published an editorial in the American Journal of Infection Control reflecting on her practice experience in the program.
Alumnus Everett Long’s (PhD HPB) recent nuptials profiled in NY Times Mini Vows.
Healthier Together, a CDC-funded interdisciplinary program led by UGA CPH aimed an improving health food and physical activity options in rural Georgia was featured in the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture newsletter.
Posted September 30, 2022.