In the News: ‘Fat-Shaming’ Strategy Pushed By Bioethicist Daniel Callahan To Help Curb Obesity

A prominent bioethicist is offering a controversial fix for America’s obesity epidemic: “fat-shaming.” Daniel Callahan, senior research scholar and president emeritus of the Hastings Center, makes the suggestion in a new

Obesity: It’s No Longer a Personal Challenge

UGA hosted a showing of HBO’s “The Weight of the Nation” in an effort to bring an awareness of the nation’s obesity epidemic to Athens, Ga. Georgia citizens are struggling,

Grim childhood obesity ads stir critics

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is hearing strong criticism from some camps for its in-your-face advertising campaign designed to attack Georgia’s childhood obesity epidemic. But the pediatric health system stands firmly

UGA researchers receive grants to reduce childhood obesity in Georgia communities

Athens, Ga. – University of Georgia researchers recently received funding to find ways to prevent or reduce childhood obesity, a health crisis of epidemic proportions in Georgia, through partnerships among

Workplace Health Group

Who We Are The Workplace Health Group (WHG) is a multidisciplinary research and training group founded in 1999 by emeritus professors Dr. David DeJoy and Dr. Mark Wilson in the UGA

Office of Outreach, Engagement & Equity

Serving Georgia… As the state’s land-grant and sea-grant university, a core characteristic of the University of Georgia is a commitment to excellence in public service, economic development, and technical assistance