MCG Department of Population Health Sciences

MCG Department of Population Health Sciences Welcome to the Department of Population Health Sciences at Augusta University.
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DPHS would like to introduce the new MS in Data Science program that will be available Fall 2021. Please see article tha...
03/01/2021
New master's program in data science first of its kind in region

DPHS would like to introduce the new MS in Data Science program that will be available Fall 2021. Please see article that was published in the JAG Wire for more information. This program is the first of its kind in the region.

https://jagwire.augusta.edu/new-masters-program-in-data-science-first-of-its-kind-in-region/

The new Master of Science in Data Science at MCG will combine theory with application and will be the first program of its kind in the Augusta area.

DPHS would like to introduce the new MS in Epidemiology program that will be available fully online Fall 2021. Please se...
03/01/2021
'Disease detectives': Augusta University introduces online Master of Science in Epidemiology

DPHS would like to introduce the new MS in Epidemiology program that will be available fully online Fall 2021. Please see article that was published in the JAG Wire for more information.
https://jagwire.augusta.edu/disease-detectives-augusta-university-introduces-online-master-of-science-in-epidemiology/

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of research performed by epidemiologists on diseases around the world. Beginning this fall, Augusta University is offering a Master of Science in Epidemiology that will be completely online.

Please tune in for this informative community town hall panel discussion on COVID-19 Vaccine, Myths, Facts, and Issues S...
02/03/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Myths, Facts, and Issues Surrounding Hesitancy

Please tune in for this informative community town hall panel discussion on COVID-19 Vaccine, Myths, Facts, and Issues Surrounding Hesitancy.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/covid-19-vaccine-myths-facts-and-issues-surrounding-hesitancy-tickets-138975448307?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

Please tune in for a community town hall panel discussion on the COVID-19 Vaccine, Myths, Facts, and Issues Surrounding Hesitancy.

To mitigate the burden of COVID-19 within the underserved communities near Augusta, the 100 Black Men of Augusta aims: 1...
12/01/2020

To mitigate the burden of COVID-19 within the underserved communities near Augusta, the 100 Black Men of Augusta aims: 1) to provide free COVID-19 testing, 2) disseminate COVID-19 health information through health pamphlets, and 3) increase healthy and preventive health behaviors by supplying PPE (facemasks and hand sanitizer). We will meet people “where they are” by implementing testing and dissemination of health information at 10 local churches and barbershops during the Fall/Winter season of 2020-2021.

DPHS would like to give a huge shout out to our PhD student Henry Claussen for being featured as AU Values Week spot lig...
11/11/2020
The Graduate School

DPHS would like to give a huge shout out to our PhD student Henry Claussen for being featured as AU Values Week spot light.

Also a huge shout out to Dr. Justin Moore for being featured in the JagWire newsletter for his research on "Identifying Hot Spots of Low Mammography Screening in Black and Hispanic Women".

https://jagwire.augusta.edu/tag/the-graduate-school/

Augusta University News

Great Interview Dr. Moore!
10/22/2020
JENNIE: Breast Cancer Hot Spots

Great Interview Dr. Moore!

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF)– According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black and white women get breast cancer at about the same rate. But listen to this: black women have up to a …

Shouting a huge CONGRATULATIONS to our very own Dr. Justin Moore for his award from the National Institute on Minority H...
08/10/2020

Shouting a huge CONGRATULATIONS to our very own Dr. Justin Moore for his award from the National Institute on Minority Health and Disparities. His K01 submission was entitled “Geographic and Racial Disparities in Mammography Screening and Barriers to Receiving Care”. Great Job Dr. Moore! 🏆🏅

WELCOME Students!! The DPHS faculty and staff is glad to have you. #GoJags
08/10/2020

WELCOME Students!! The DPHS faculty and staff is glad to have you. #GoJags

Let's give a huge Congratulations to DPHS Biostatistics Doctoral Student Seyi Odubote for successfully defending his PhD...
07/14/2020

Let's give a huge Congratulations to DPHS Biostatistics Doctoral Student Seyi Odubote for successfully defending his PhD dissertation!

DPHS faculty and staff give our best wishes to Dr. Odubote!

Check out DPHS's own Dr. Justin Moore interview pertaining to COVID among rural areas in Georgia. #CongratsDrMoore #DPHS...
07/07/2020
A new study shows certain races getting hit hard by the virus in Rural Georgia

Check out DPHS's own Dr. Justin Moore interview pertaining to COVID among rural areas in Georgia. #CongratsDrMoore #DPHS
#Jags
https://www.wjbf.com/news/georgia-news/a-new-study-shows-certain-races-getting-hit-hard-by-the-virus-in-rural-georgia/?fbclid=IwAR0L4T0IzSvKcIBd50eo0GqJX3uUNpyaR_Y-Y6bEu9amktGT5e4kzHytYlQ

A research study conducted by epidemiologists from the Medical College of Georgia shows that COVID-19 is impacting certain races at a higher rate in rural areas than other counties in the state.

Let’s give a huge Congratulations to Dr. George for his article on COVID19 that was published in The Augusta Chronicle. ...
05/28/2020
Expert: Health disparities, poverty would make Richmond County fare worse in outbreak than Columbia County

Let’s give a huge Congratulations to Dr. George for his article on COVID19 that was published in The Augusta Chronicle.

Please take a minute or two to read.

https://www.augustachronicle.com/news/20200408/expert-health-disparities-poverty-would-make-richmond-county-fare-worse-in-outbreak-than-columbia-county

Just based on demographics, Richmond County would do worse in an COVID-19 outbreak than Columbia County, a population health expert said.

http://www2.heart.org/goto/DPHSHelp Population Health Sciences reach their fundraising goal! Donate to the American Hear...
02/11/2019
American Heart Association Heart Walk

http://www2.heart.org/goto/DPHS

Help Population Health Sciences reach their fundraising goal! Donate to the American Heart Association via the link 😘

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from USA's #1 and #5 killers - heart disease and stroke.

Population Health Sciences enjoying the season with the Augusta University Day Care
10/31/2018

Population Health Sciences enjoying the season with the Augusta University Day Care

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30912

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