Focus on Faculty: Grace Bagwell Adams
Focus on Faculty: Grace Bagwell Adams

Grace Bagwell Adams, an assistant professor in the College of Public Health, helps students connect the dots between their academic training and the work they will be doing in the

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Disasters create platforms for discriminated groups to voice concerns, lessons for relief agents
Disasters create platforms for discriminated groups to voice concerns, lessons for relief agents

In the spring of 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal, killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring more than 20,000 people. The disaster displaced thousands of people as local and

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Phone-delivered therapy reduces depression in people living with HIV
Phone-delivered therapy reduces depression in people living with HIV

Interpersonal psychotherapy is a common, in-person treatment for depression, but new research from the University of Georgia found that this type of one-on-one therapy can be successfully delivered over the

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CPH In the Media: January 2018 Roundup
CPH In the Media: January 2018 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of January 2018: Epidemiology professor Dr. Toni Miles spoke to the AJC about the impact of grief in

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School lunchroom staff can help kids make healthier food choices, UGA study says
School lunchroom staff can help kids make healthier food choices, UGA study says

Almost one in three 10-year-olds in Georgia is overweight or obese. With childhood obesity on the rise across the U.S., states and other stakeholders have been exploring policies that may

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College efforts to prevent obesity rooted in communities
College efforts to prevent obesity rooted in communities

Obesity is a serious and costly problem in Georgia, which now has the 20th highest adult obesity rate in the nation according to a recent report by The State of Obesity

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Two public health graduate students selected to join CDC’s disease detectives
Two public health graduate students selected to join CDC’s disease detectives

Two University of Georgia graduate students have been selected to join the Centers for Disease Control’s prestigious Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS). John Rossow and Yaribel Torres-Mendoza will begin a two-year,

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CPH In the Media: December 2017 Roundup
CPH In the Media: December 2017 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of December 2017: Dr. Jia-Sheng Wang’s receipt of the Translational Impact Award from the Society of Toxicology was

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Researchers find new genes that regulate blood pressure
Researchers find new genes that regulate blood pressure

Researchers at the University of Georgia have identified several new genes that influence how the body regulates blood pressure. This may help scientists develop novel blood pressure treatments or even allow

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CPH research examines cost-effectiveness of hypertension interventions, finds mixed results
CPH research examines cost-effectiveness of hypertension interventions, finds mixed results

Treating high blood pressure is expensive. According to the American Heart Association, hypertension costs the U.S. healthcare system $48.6 billion each year. Typically, controlling high blood pressure is left up

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