UGA study using ‘selfies’ to encourage tuberculosis treatment
UGA study using ‘selfies’ to encourage tuberculosis treatment

Researchers from the University of Georgia and Makerere University in Uganda have launched a project leveraging the popularity of selfies to promote tuberculosis (TB) treatment. The intervention, dubbed DOT Selfie,

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CPH In the Media: December 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: December 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of December 2019: A team of researchers led by Charles Easley, an assistant professor of environmental health science,

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Researchers to simulate policy impacts to improve cardiovascular health
Researchers to simulate policy impacts to improve cardiovascular health

Rural communities experience more deaths each year related to poor cardiovascular health compared to city dwellers, and that gap is widening. Now, a team of researchers from the University of

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UGA’s DeJoy Earns Lifetime Achievement Award
UGA’s DeJoy Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

University of Georgia professor emeritus Dr. David M. DeJoy was honored with the Lifetime Career Achievement Award by the American Psychological Association at the 2019 Work, Stress and Health conference

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Researchers offer primer on simulation modelling for immunologists
Researchers offer primer on simulation modelling for immunologists

Simulation modelling is a powerful tool for understanding how different components of a complex system interact with one another, which makes it an ideal candidate for studying the body’s front

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Student Profile: Briana Hayes
Student Profile: Briana Hayes

At first glance, Briana Hayes’ list of accomplishments reads like that of a typical high achiever at UGA. She is third-year health promotion major with an interest in community health,

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Aspirin’s health benefits under scrutiny
Aspirin’s health benefits under scrutiny

UGA research shows benefits no longer clearly outweigh harms in adults without heart disease Taking a baby aspirin every day to prevent heart attack or stroke should no longer be

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Chronic disease prevention important tool to curb opioid crisis
Chronic disease prevention important tool to curb opioid crisis

Preventing chronic disease could help curb the opioid epidemic, according to research from the University of Georgia. The study is the first to examine the relationship between hospitalizations due to

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Researchers developing new therapy to address male sterility
Researchers developing new therapy to address male sterility

Researchers from the University of Georgia, Emory University School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh have received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to test

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Amazing Student: Harris Jamal
Amazing Student: Harris Jamal

Harris Jamal’s passion is to make a difference in this world and he is committed to incorporating sustainability into medicine. As a physician, he hopes to “innovate new ways to

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