UGA study finds limited evidence to diagnose bacterial sinusitis
UGA study finds limited evidence to diagnose bacterial sinusitis

Sinus infections remain a leading reason why patients are prescribed antibiotics they don’t need. But that may be because there isn’t a lot of guidance for clinicians on which signs

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José F. Cordero honored by Puerto Rico Public Health Trust
José F. Cordero honored by Puerto Rico Public Health Trust

The Puerto Rico Public Health Trust recently honored University of Georgia College of Public Health professor José F. Cordero by establishing an award in his name aimed at recognizing professionals

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Students participate in disease outbreak simulation
Students participate in disease outbreak simulation

Do you ever wonder what would happen if a dangerous disease threatened our community? Who responds? What are the steps taken to contain it and protect the public’s health? Thirty-three

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CPH awards mini-grants to students for community projects
CPH awards mini-grants to students for community projects

New experiential learning program builds community connections, research skills The University of Georgia College of Public Health has awarded mini-grants to four student-led community outreach projects focused on addressing health

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CPH In the Media: February 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: February 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of February 2019: Dr. Andrea Swartzendruber, an assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, was quoted in a Cosmopolitan

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Early menarche linked to high blood pressure in late adulthood, UGA study finds
Early menarche linked to high blood pressure in late adulthood, UGA study finds

The age a woman begins menstruation is associated with having high blood pressure later in her life, according to a team of researchers at the University of Georgia. Specifically, researchers

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Don’t panic: UGA study examines lessons learned from Hawaii false alarm
Don’t panic: UGA study examines lessons learned from Hawaii false alarm

When people in the Hawaiian islands received a false alarm text message “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill,” in January 2018, the

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CPH In the Media: January 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: January 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of January 2019: A 2014 study in the American Journal of Public Health by gerontology researcher Dr. Kerstin Emerson and

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Georgia’s first clinical informatics fellowship program for physicians launches in Athens
Georgia’s first clinical informatics fellowship program for physicians launches in Athens

With the use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other systems, medical professionals have access to more patient and population health information and data than ever before. Yet many who

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Interdisciplinary seed grants expand telemedicine research
Interdisciplinary seed grants expand telemedicine research

Carolyn Lauckner, an assistant professor of health promotion and behavior in the College of Public Health, is working with Bernadette Heckman, associate professor and director of clinical training in the

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