Public health hackathon produces COVID-19 resources

In the last few days before instruction resumed at the University of Georgia, over 90 public health students were hard at work crafting infographics, data visualizations, policy briefs and even

CPH In the Media: March 2020 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of March 2020: Related to the COVID-19 – José Cordero, head of the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics,

Maintain your distance to ‘flatten the curve’

You’ve heard all the public health experts say it: Disrupting the spread of coronavirus means social distancing. But what exactly is social distancing? Why is it important? And how do

School location, income found to impact Georgia Shape roll out

Since the launch of the Georgia Shape childhood obesity initiative in 2011, schools statewide have been encouraged to provide more opportunities for physical activity, whether that’s through recess or movement

Seed grant research explores impact of environment on state childhood obesity policy

Janani Thapa, an assistant professor of health policy and management in the College of Public Health, and a multi-disciplinary team of UGA researchers will study how the built environment surrounding

UGA’s DeJoy Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

University of Georgia professor emeritus Dr. David M. DeJoy was honored with the Lifetime Career Achievement Award by the American Psychological Association at the 2019 Work, Stress and Health conference

Eighth annual State of Public’s Health Conference set for Oct. 22

The University of Georgia’s College of Public Health will host the eighth annual State of the Public’s Health Conference on Oct. 22 at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing

Study shows Facebook groups aid breastfeeding support

Facebook could be the key to helping mothers overcome breastfeeding challenges. That’s according to a new study from the University of Georgia. Researchers found that mom-to-mom breastfeeding support groups on

Dr. Christopher Whalen named Holbrook Distinguished Professor in Global Health

Dr. Christopher Whalen, a leading international researcher on HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis transmission in Africa, has been named to the Karen and Jim Holbrook Distinguished Professorship in Global Health. Karen Holbrook

UGA study finds link between burnout and weight gain

A new study from the University of Georgia has found that feeling overworked contributes to a variety of unhealthy behaviors that can cause weight gain. Results from the study published