JPHCOPH

Research

The following citations represent a sample of the peer-reviewed works published by the department’s faculty. For the full list of the department’s publications and presentations, visit the SelectedWorks site.


U.S. Undergraduate Education in Public Health: Hot or Not? Objectives: Undergraduate public health education has received growing attention in recent years. This includes a Washington Post article referring to undergraduate public health education as a “hot f …

Implementing Screening and Brief Intervention in a Family Medicine Residency Clinic The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of simultaneous systems interventions and clinician training on management of hazardous and harmful drinking in a residency clinic. Systems interve …

The Comparison of Noninvasive Hemodynamic Monitoring With Impedance Cardiography and Measurements Using Semi-continuous Thermodilution via a Pulmonary Artery Catheter in 11 Patients in a Study of a Vasodilator Drug

Nutritional Counselling: An Intervention for HIV-positive Patients Aim: This paper reports an investigation of the effectiveness of nutritional counselling as an intervention to improve health outcomes for HIV-positive patients in Ghana, West Africa. Background: In G …

Rural Health Care – Implications and Considerations for Medical Delivery

Estimated Risk of Death Among Employees in Agriculture and Agriculture-Related Industries in Georgia, 1985-1994 Farming has an enormous impact on the economy of Georgia, with as many as one in six Georgians working in agriculture. The purpose of this study was to compare the risk of death of white and black far …

Improving Medical Students Knowledge of Systems-Based Practice Systems-based practice is an important aspect of medical education. This study evaluates the effectiveness of an eight-hour intervention on medical students’ knowledge of the principles of managed car …

Engaging Rural Georgians in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-mandated Community Health Needs Assessment Background: On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. The law became effective on March 23, 2012. The ACA stipulates that non-prof …

Multi-Level Evaluation of a Perinatal Health Program in Rural Southeast Georgia Problem: Infant mortality has declined steadily in the past decade, however, significant disparities associated with lack of adequate perinatal health services and barriers to access disproportionatel …

Who Will Keep the Public Healthy in Georgia?

Last updated: 2/3/2016

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