The Department of Health Promotion and Behavior educates future public health professionals in the social and behavioral aspects of public health and in the prevention of health-related problems and conditions. Faculty, students and staff in the department study the underlying factors influencing health in order to create multilevel interventions that positively impact that health and well-being at individual, group, organizational, and community levels.

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Farmers face severe mental health care barriers
Farmers face severe mental health care barriers

Agribusiness is Georgia’s leading industry, but it takes a mighty toll on the mental health of the farmers driving it. A new study from the University of Georgia, which was

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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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Getting to Know You: Dr. Stephen Correia
Getting to Know You: Dr. Stephen Correia

The College of Public Health has welcomed ten new faculty this fall who we want to introduce to the wider CPH community. Up this week is Stephen Correia, Ph.D., who

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