University of Georgia
June 2014
Health
Health
UGA at forefront in improving public health

UGA at forefront in improving public health

Through numerous research and public service activities, UGA faculty members are making a tremendous impact on the health of Georgians and people around the world.

Walk Georgia fighting obesity problem one step at a time

Walk Georgia fighting obesity problem one step at a time →

Free, Web-based program has reached 50,000-plus Georgians, plans to reach 100,000 by 2016.

Study focuses on healthy weight loss in the elderly

↑ Study focuses on healthy weight loss in the elderly

In her research with the Obesity Initiative, Ellen Evans of the department of kinesiology is trying to find the correct balance between safe weight loss and maintaining bone and muscle strength.

Researchers making inroads in cancer fight

Researchers making inroads in cancer fight

UGA faculty members are working on multiple fronts in the battle, from prevention to drugs to communication.

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