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October 18, 2016
Phaedra Corso, UGA Foundation Professor in Human Health in the College of Public Health and associate director of the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, was selected as one of nine University of Georgia faculty members for to be a part of the second class of the university's Women's Leadership Fellows Program. The 2016-2017 cohort, which includes representatives from eight schools and...
September 16, 2016
More than 100 graduate students from UGA's College of Public Health and School of Social Work, as well as Family Connection-Communities in Schools of Athens neighborhood leaders, will administer surveys for eight weeks this fall. Wearing distinctive T-shirts, they will work in teams of five to seven to collect data Sept. 19-Nov. 18 across Athens-Clarke County. "This is our community's...
November 11, 2015
Georgia’s charity health clinics produce cost savings when treating patients with hypertension, a new study from the UGA College of Public Health study has found. Serving patients with high blood pressure in Georgia Charitable Care Network clinics is less expensive than treating them in other settings, including by federally qualified health centers, by Medicaid providers and through private...
April 15, 2015
Joel Lee, DrPH, CPH, the John A. Drew Professor of Health Administration at the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health/Pfizer Award for Teaching Excellence. The award recognizes a graduate public health faculty member who is outstanding in teaching and mentoring students toward distinction in...
March 30, 2015
With an innovative proposal addressing a silent public health problem for homeless women, four students from the University of Georgia won the top prize in the fourth annual Public Policy Challenge National Invitational in Philadelphia earlier this month. The winning proposal, called (fem)me, is a plan to distribute feminine hygiene products to homeless and transitional women in Athens and...
January 15, 2015
We are now accepting applications for the Connie Lloyd Scholarship. The purpose of the fund is to provide a $2000 scholarship to a student in the Health Policy and Management Department. The recipient of the scholarship shall have a program of study that includes course work, outreach, or internships focused on women and health. The recipient must be a first year graduate student, complete a...
October 22, 2014
Dr. Kerstin Gerst Emerson and Dr. Jayani Jayawardhana received some exciting news today. Their paper has been accepted for publication in the American Journal of Public Health as a Research Article.Congratulations to you both!
August 20, 2014
Good Afternoon,  UCLA Health is an 845-bed institution, consisting of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (RRUCLA), Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, and the Santa Monica, UCLA Medical Center.  Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is the primary teaching hospital for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.  RRUCLA has been ranked as the...
August 20, 2014
The Music for Health Project, run by the Nell Hodgson School of Nursing at Emory University, is currently seeking an on-site research coordinator 1-2 days a week for participant recruitment and monitoring at its Athens, Georgia study site. The Music for Health Project is a behavioral intervention research study aimed at improving medication adherence among HIV-positive participants...
July 18, 2014
Dr. Neale Chumbler, department head and professor of health policy and management, co-authored a paper that appeared in the July 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.  The article, entitled “Telecare collaborative management of chronic pain in primary care: a randomized clinical trial,” reported that patients in a Veterans Affairs medical center with chronic pain who...
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