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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Student Profile: Morgan Taylor
Student Profile: Morgan Taylor

Morgan Taylor, a doctoral student studying in the Institute for Disaster Management, is expanding her expertise in data analysis and modeling in order to work on research projects that apply

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CPH In the Media: December 2022
CPH In the Media: December 2022

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of December 2022: Spencer Fox, assistant professor of epidemiology & biostatistics spoke to AP News, about a highly-circulated

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New tool can help doctors predict likelihood of severe COVID-19
New tool can help doctors predict likelihood of severe COVID-19

A simple tool is now available that can help doctors predict which of their COVID-19 patients are more likely to need hospitalization. The tool, known as a clinical risk score,

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