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August 19, 2015
UGA graduate student Rahat Wadhwa Desai was awarded the 2015 Marie W. Taubeneck Award from the Teratology Society at their 55th annual meeting in Montreal, Canada. The Taubeneck award is presented to a student or postdoctoral fellow in recognition of scholarship in teratology and service to the Teratology Society, one of the world’s leading interdisciplinary scientific organizations focused on...
July 15, 2015
Researchers from the University of Georgia have determined that various freshwater sources in Georgia, such as rivers and lakes, could feature levels of salmonella that pose a risk to humans. The study is featured in the July edition of PLOS One. Faculty and students from four colleges and five departments at UGA partnered with colleagues from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and...
July 6, 2015
Kun Lu, assistant professor of environmental health science at the University of Georgia College of Public Health, is one of six outstanding early-career scientists selected nationwide to receive an Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).   Part of the National Institutes of Health, the NIEHS created the award in...
March 11, 2015
The UGA Office of Sustainability has awarded $43,000 to fund 11 interdisciplinary student projects through its annual Campus Sustainability Grants Program. Two students from the College of Public Health's Environmental Health Science Department at the UGA College of Public Health were among those chosen for these awards. The program, funded by student green fees, provides financial and staff...
December 17, 2014
Using new computational methods developed by the University of Georgia’s Liang Liu, Travis Glenn and others, an international team of scientists was able to shed light on an obscure period of avian evolution and further untangle the bird family tree.  Members of the Avian Phylogenomics Consortium—composed of 200 researchers from 80 institutions and 20 countries—have sequenced and analyzed the...
December 5, 2014
David Brew, a second-year doctoral student at the UGA College of Public Health, has been awarded a $15,000 fellowship from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) for doctoral research in environmental science.  Sponsored by the Procter & Gamble Company, the 2015 Global Fellowship for Doctoral Research in Environmental Sciences will provide one year of support for Brew’...
October 24, 2014
  Athens, Ga. - Adelumola Oladeinde, a second-year doctoral student in the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has been awarded a Science to Achieve Results, or STAR, Fellowship from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He will use the two-year, $84,000 award to study how the organic matter present in manure aids the growth of fecal pathogens and extends their presence in the...
September 21, 2014
Congratulations to Dr. Erin Lipp for being featured in UGA's "Focus on Faculty"! Dr. Lipp is a great component of the UGA Environmental Health Science department and we appreciate all of her hard work and dedication to the UGA students and EHS field. Please take a moment to read her profile and congratulate on her recognition.
May 21, 2014
We would like to congratulate our Environmental Health Science 2014 Scholarship and Award winners! They have worked very hard and we very proud of their accomplishments. Amelia Watson – The John J. Sheuring Award Tiffany Eberhard – The Randall Manning Scholarship and her induction into the Blue Key Honor Society Yoo Jin Mekpongsatorn – The Rowe Environment Health Award...
May 2, 2014
Anna Hejl Adetona, a second-year doctoral student in toxicology at the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has been awarded a 2014-15 American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) Georgia Local Section Scholarship.  The $2,000 award will be used to support Adetona’s research on the health risks involved in wildland firefighting. AIHA, founded in 1939, is an association...
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