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.

Degree Programs

Double Dawg: Jessica Ho
Double Dawg: Jessica Ho

Jessica Ho, an Honors student who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in cellular biology and a Master of Public Health degree, says the Double Dawgs program brings her closer to

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CPH In the Media: October 2018 Roundup
CPH In the Media: October 2018 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of October 2018: The Athens Wellbeing Project, led by health policy and management assistant professor Dr. Grace Bagwell

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Depression, anxiety, family death linked to preterm births, UGA study finds
Depression, anxiety, family death linked to preterm births, UGA study finds

Evidence linking stress and disease has been growing in recent years, and notably psychological stress during pregnancy has been associated with pregnancy loss, preterm birth and low birthweight. Yet, scientists

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