Dual degree student wins Boren Fellowship
Dual degree student wins Boren Fellowship

Rachel Ward, a student in the Master of Social Work and Master of Public Health dual degree program at the University of Georgia, has been awarded a prestigious Boren Fellowship

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Clinical Impression Remains Most Accurate Predictor of Whooping Cough
Clinical Impression Remains Most Accurate Predictor of Whooping Cough

When it comes to diagnosing whooping cough, a physician’s gut impression is still the most accurate predictor of infection, according to a new study from researchers at the University of

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Healthcare Workers More Likely to Handle Chemo Drugs Safely When Management Makes Safety a Priority
Healthcare Workers More Likely to Handle Chemo Drugs Safely When Management Makes Safety a Priority

Chemotherapy drugs are designed to kill cancer cells and improve the health of a cancer patient. However, these drugs pose a health and safety risk to healthcare workers who administer

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Primary care decisions often made without the best evidence
Primary care decisions often made without the best evidence

As medicine continues to shift toward evidence-based practice, some primary care providers may have a difficult time finding quality evidence to support their clinical decisions, according to a new study

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Williams receives Georgia Giants in Public Health Honor
Williams receives Georgia Giants in Public Health Honor

Phillip L. Williams, dean of the University of Georgia College of Public Health, was one of 15 public health leaders from Georgia honored by the Association of State and Territorial

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Associate director chosen as president of American Society for Nutrition
Associate director chosen as president of American Society for Nutrition

Mary Ann Johnson, the Flatt Professor in Foods and Nutrition in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, has been named president of the American Society for Nutrition. Johnson, who

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College celebrates 12th graduating class – the Class of 2017
College celebrates 12th graduating class – the Class of 2017

In a ballroom of the Classic Center in downtown Athens, Ga., the University of Georgia College of Public Health honored the 232 students receiving degrees in 2017. The degrees awarded

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Student Spotlight: Onyeka Okeke
Student Spotlight: Onyeka Okeke

My name is Onyeka Okeke, and I am from Marietta, Georgia. I graduate in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Behavior. I chose to obtain

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Cordero to receive Teratology Society honor, present Zika work
Cordero to receive Teratology Society honor, present Zika work

Dr. José F. Cordero, Patel Distinguished Professor of Public Health at the UGA College of Public Health, will be one of more than a dozen birth defects researchers to be

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Student, faculty achievements celebrated with awards, honors
Student, faculty achievements celebrated with awards, honors

At events held throughout April, the University of Georgia College of Public Health and its various units recognized 39 top students, four outstanding faculty members, seven exceptional alumni, two inspiring

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