Researchers pinpoint causes for spike in breast cancer genetic testing
Researchers pinpoint causes for spike in breast cancer genetic testing

A sharp rise in the number of women seeking BRCA genetic testing to evaluate their risk of developing breast cancer was driven by multiple factors, including celebrity endorsement, according to

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Renzi-Hammond to develop new eye care tech as part of UGA’s first I-Corps Cohort
Renzi-Hammond to develop new eye care tech as part of UGA’s first I-Corps Cohort

Lisa Renzi-Hammond, an assistant professor of health promotion and behavior in the College of Public Health, has been selected to join the first group of faculty developing entrepreneurial projects with

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Dr. José F. Cordero to receive APHA Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service
Dr. José F. Cordero to receive APHA Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service

University of Georgia professor José F. Cordero has been awarded the 2017 Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Health, the oldest and most prestigious award bestowed by the American

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Infant Feeding in Emergencies: How to Support Families During Evacuation and Sheltering
Infant Feeding in Emergencies: How to Support Families During Evacuation and Sheltering

By Sarah DeYoung Originally published as a part of the “Research Counts” series for the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Reprinted with permission. Of all of

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HPV Vaccination Rates Increased Post-Affordable Care Act Implementation
HPV Vaccination Rates Increased Post-Affordable Care Act Implementation

Since its implementation in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has provided new pathways for Americans to access the healthcare services they need. Now, new research from the University of Georgia

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GHI researchers receive seed funding for mobile phone-based TB treatment monitoring
GHI researchers receive seed funding for mobile phone-based TB treatment monitoring

Six collaborative, international research projects housed at the University of Georgia have received seed funding under UGA’s Global Research Collaboration Grant program. The program funds a range of early-stage projects

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College faculty, students respond to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey
College faculty, students respond to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

Two University of Georgia College of Public Health faculty members deployed to Georgia’s State Operations Center (SOC) in Atlanta on Fri. Sept. 8 at the request of the Georgia Emergency Management Agency.

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Engaging in Light Physical Activity at Work Leads Employees to Skip Activity at Home
Engaging in Light Physical Activity at Work Leads Employees to Skip Activity at Home

New research from the University of Georgia College of Public Health is investigating the link between the amount of physical activity we get on the job and our overall health.

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Focus on Faculty: Glenn Ostir
Focus on Faculty: Glenn Ostir

Glenn Ostir, a professor in the College of Public Health and director of the university’s Institute of Gerontology, conducts research that promotes healthy aging throughout the life course. Where did

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UGA’s Dr. Christopher Whalen honored with Beckman Award for teaching excellence
UGA’s Dr. Christopher Whalen honored with Beckman Award for teaching excellence

For the third time in three years, a University of Georgia professor has been honored with the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award for teaching excellence. Dr. Christopher Whalen in the College

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