The Institute of Gerontology is the hub for students and more than 25 faculty at the University of Georgia to foster innovation in research, education and outreach for older populations. The Institute focuses on interventions and policies to enhance healthy aging, alleviate health disparities, improve housing, and promote psychological, physical, nutritional and financial well-being.

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Renzi-Hammond, Beer to lead UGA Institute of Gerontology
Renzi-Hammond, Beer to lead UGA Institute of Gerontology

The University of Georgia College of Public Health (CPH) is pleased to announce two new leaders at the helm of the College’s Institute of Gerontology (IOG). Lisa Renzi-Hammond has been

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CPH In the Media: July 2022 Roundup
CPH In the Media: July 2022 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of July 2022: Study Finds and Geo.tv featured research by Mark Ebell, professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, which

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Women can live better with an improved diet
Women can live better with an improved diet

Eating more bright-colored fruits and vegetables can help women’s health issues Women tend to live longer than men but typically have higher rates of illness. Now, new research from University

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