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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Students contribute to NE Georgia’s first student-based health clinic
Students contribute to NE Georgia’s first student-based health clinic

This fall, the Clarke County School District (CCSD) opened Northeast Georgia’s first school-based health center (SBHC) on Athens’ east side. One-third of adults and one in four children in Athens-Clarke

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College of Public Health faculty leads position paper on youth sexual health and CPCs
College of Public Health faculty leads position paper on youth sexual health and CPCs

The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) and the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG) have issued a joint position paper detailing how crisis pregnancy centers

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UGA leading effort to develop universal flu vaccine
UGA leading effort to develop universal flu vaccine

The University of Georgia has signed a contract with the National Institutes of Health to develop a new, more advanced influenza vaccine designed to protect against multiple strains of influenza virus

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