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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Institute prepares for handling disease disasters
Institute prepares for handling disease disasters

Ebola simulation gives disaster and health professionals hands-on experience On the morning of Nov. 4, 2019, Anna Chocallo arrived at a local health care facility. She had a fever, and

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Can a cat improve your grandma’s life?
Can a cat improve your grandma’s life?

A collaborative study out of Athens is trying to determine if having a pet can improve the mental state of older adults. Foster cats are being placed with people 60

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CPH In the Media: October 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: October 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of October 2019: Kerstin Emerson, a clinical associate professor at the UGA Institute of Gerontology, spoke to Athens

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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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College of Public Health faculty, students head to APHA in Philly
College of Public Health faculty, students head to APHA in Philly

Ahead of the 2019 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo, faculty and students at the University of Georgia College of Public Health are gearing up to share their

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Eighth annual State of Public’s Health Conference set for Oct. 22
Eighth annual State of Public’s Health Conference set for Oct. 22

The University of Georgia’s College of Public Health will host the eighth annual State of the Public’s Health Conference on Oct. 22 at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing

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Travis Glenn tapped as interim bioinformatics institute director
Travis Glenn tapped as interim bioinformatics institute director

After eight years of service, Jessica Kissinger, a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Genetics, is stepping down as director of UGA’s Institute of Bioinformatics. Travis Glenn, associate professor

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Study: Health coaching helped employees lose weight
Study: Health coaching helped employees lose weight

Health and wellness programs are becoming more common in the workplace, as employers look to boost productivity and keep their workforce healthy and happy. But with so many types of

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