PSO Student Scholar: Matt Melatti
PSO Student Scholar: Matt Melatti

For Matt Melatti, the opportunity to be a 2018-19 PSO Student Scholar represents a way to become an active, informed citizen who knows the importance of public service. Hometown: Fayetteville, Georgia

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UGA training course prepares nursing homes for natural disasters
UGA training course prepares nursing homes for natural disasters

The Institute for Disaster Management at the University of Georgia College of Public Health has received $1.6 million in civil money penalty funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

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Telestroke shown to improve rural patient care nationwide, but results uneven across states
Telestroke shown to improve rural patient care nationwide, but results uneven across states

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability for Americans. When it comes to minimizing the effects of stroke, timely, quality

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CPH In the Media: December 2018 Roundup
CPH In the Media: December 2018 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of December 2018: A recent study from Dr. Changwei Li, assistant professor in epidemiology and biostatistics, shed some

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DeYoung Named Section Editor for Global Pediatric Health
DeYoung Named Section Editor for Global Pediatric Health

Sarah DeYoung, assistant professor in health policy and management at the University of Georgia College of Public Health and UGA’s Institute for Disaster Management, has been selected as the new Section Editor

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Student-led program provides health care kits for the homeless
Student-led program provides health care kits for the homeless

Graduate students at the University of Georgia College of Public Health are delivering health care to Athens’ homeless population – one gallon bag at a time. The program, called Community

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Loneliness is a serious health issue
Loneliness is a serious health issue

During the holidays, people suffer more, especially older adults No one likes to be lonely, especially around the holidays. But for most of us, once the decorations are packed away and

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UGA study points to optimal blood pressure treatment for stroke patients
UGA study points to optimal blood pressure treatment for stroke patients

Sixty percent of stroke patients admitted to U.S. emergency rooms have elevated blood pressure, and many studies say that having high blood pressure at the time of stroke can lead

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CPH In the Media: November 2018 Roundup
CPH In the Media: November 2018 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of November 2018: Dr. Jenay Beer, a faculty member in health promotion and behavior and the Institute of

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Marsha Davis to serve as UGA College of Public Health interim dean
Marsha Davis to serve as UGA College of Public Health interim dean

The University of Georgia has appointed Marsha Davis, professor and associate dean, as interim dean of the College of Public Health. Davis will officially assume the role on Dec. 1, following the

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