‘Stepped’ treatment reduces drinking in patients with HIV
‘Stepped’ treatment reduces drinking in patients with HIV

Alcohol abuse is common among people with HIV, leading to a host of medical and public health problems. Yet, alcohol use and addiction treatment is rarely administered in HIV clinics.

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Alumni Spotlight: Raegan Tuff
Alumni Spotlight: Raegan Tuff

Dr. Raegan Tuff is a public health champion who faithfully pursues her passion to promote the well-being of individuals and communities through research and practice.  She serves as a public

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College of Public Health celebrates top faculty, students, alumni
College of Public Health celebrates top faculty, students, alumni

At events held throughout April, the UGA College of Public Health and its various units recognized more than 28 amazing students, five dedicated faculty members, seven remarkable alumni, three outstanding

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Through telemedicine, rural areas benefit from on-call stroke experts
Through telemedicine, rural areas benefit from on-call stroke experts

Dennis Hall gets up most mornings around five in the morning. As a carpenter and all-around handyman in his hometown of Swainsboro, Georgia, he likes to get an early start

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Rural sexual minorities face mental health risks when using dating apps, UGA study finds
Rural sexual minorities face mental health risks when using dating apps, UGA study finds

For a sexual minority male living in a rural community, dating apps can be a useful way to find a potential partner. But these apps are not without risk. According

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TEDxUGA: ‘Beyond the Status Quo: 3 Steps to Strength-Based Community Building’
TEDxUGA: ‘Beyond the Status Quo: 3 Steps to Strength-Based Community Building’

Grace Bagwell Adams, an assistant professor of health policy and management at the College of Public Health, was one of three UGA faculty members selected to present at TEDxUGA: AMPLIFY

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CPH In the Media: April 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: April 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of April 2019: The Georgia Health News featured Lisa Renzi-Hammond, an assistant professor in the Institute of Gerontology

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UGA group featured in case study on conducting successful multidisciplinary research
UGA group featured in case study on conducting successful multidisciplinary research

Work is central to the lives of most Americans, and the environment of a workplace can have a major influence on people’s health and safety. Likewise, the wellbeing of employees

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Consortium studying human trafficking awarded $4M
Consortium studying human trafficking awarded $4M

The University of Georgia Research Foundation received a $4 million award from the U.S. Department of State to reduce the prevalence of human trafficking in targeted communities of West Africa.

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UGA study pinpoints lifestyle factors that could lead to hardened arteries
UGA study pinpoints lifestyle factors that could lead to hardened arteries

In one of the largest of its kind, a new study from the University of Georgia pinpoints lifestyle factors that could lead to hardened arteries. The study performed an untargeted

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