Epidemiology, the original science of public health, studies the distribution of disease, health events and health-related behavior,with an emphasis on patterns of risk and prevention measures.

Biostatistics focuses on the development and applications of qualitative methods for collecting, summarizing and analyzing health-related data.

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UGA study using ‘selfies’ to encourage tuberculosis treatment
UGA study using ‘selfies’ to encourage tuberculosis treatment

Researchers from the University of Georgia and Makerere University in Uganda have launched a project leveraging the popularity of selfies to promote tuberculosis (TB) treatment. The intervention, dubbed DOT Selfie,

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CPH In the Media: December 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: December 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of December 2019: A team of researchers led by Charles Easley, an assistant professor of environmental health science,

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Researchers offer primer on simulation modelling for immunologists
Researchers offer primer on simulation modelling for immunologists

Simulation modelling is a powerful tool for understanding how different components of a complex system interact with one another, which makes it an ideal candidate for studying the body’s front

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