News

May 4, 2015

The UGA College of Public Health and its various units honored over 41 students for their exceptional leadership, service, and scholarship at recognition events this April.

Three students were selected for the College’s top college-wide awards.read more

May 4, 2015

Each year, the UGA College of Public Health recognizes three outstanding faculty members for their remarkable work in teaching, research, and service respectively. Nominations for these awards are solicited from CPH faculty, students, and alumni.

The award recipients for 2015 are:read more

May 1, 2015

A computational tool being developed to study vaccination attitudes and behaviors through social media could change the way researchers conduct public health surveillance.
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April 30, 2015

An important message about caregiving and the FMLA was just released by the Institute of Gerontology in the form of a short video. The Institute team consisted of Jennifer Holt, Toni Miles, Nikaela Frederick, and Kerstin Emerson. The video was produced by Alphachimp Learning Systems.
Here’s a link to the video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6h-NupS078
Feel free to share and pass it on!

April 20, 2015

According to a 2008 study, a third of Latino households in the United States have at least one family member in charge of taking care of an older person.  Three-quarters of them are women.
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April 17, 2015

According to a report recently released by Trust for America's Health, Georgia rates 37th amongst states in per capita spending on public health. The study found that the $18.48 that Georgia spent per capita in public health is less then half the spending in other Southeastern states, such as Alabama, Arkansas, and Tenessee.
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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.
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April 10, 2015

Approximately 1,300 second-grade students in the Clarke County School District visited the University of Georgia campus April 7-10 during National Public Health Week for a field trip that introduced them to basic health principles through hands-on activities with UGA students.
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April 8, 2015

The UGA College of Public Health will host its first Community Open House on April 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Health Sciences Campus. Free and open to the public, the event is a celebration of the college's ongoing transition to the Health Sciences Campus and an invitation to the Athens community to learn more about their work.read more

April 1, 2015

The most commonly performed ovarian cancer screening test—the bimanual exam—is unlikely to benefit healthy women, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Georgia.
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