Eating on the Run

By Julianne Wyrick

Flagpole | April 2, 2014

The night before a half-marathon, Kelly Pritchett's magic meal is pizza. Sometimes she drops by the grocery store for a crust and tosses on veggies and cheese at home.


Athens' medical discount plan in limbo

By Aaron Hale

Georgia Health News | March 31, 2014

John Boyle, a 63-year-old Athens guitarist, has never bought health insurance. He credits good genes and good luck with keeping him healthy enough not to need it. But now, a couple of years before he becomes eligible for Medicare, he is looking for a little extra health security.


Why HMJ at UGA Matters and What it Takes

The best health and medical journalism can change policy and help people choose wisely — at the doctor's office, in the grocery store and in the voting booth.

Graduate students in Grady's MA program generate high-impact stories for print, television, web and wireless, while gaining expertise in disciplines from public health to environmental science.

Inquisitive, tough-minded idealists with bachelor's or higher degrees in science, liberal arts or journalism are invited to apply.

Empowering Communities through
Health and Medical Journalism

Students learn to cover health and medicine for any market or audience in this professional masters program endowed by the Knight Foundation. A rigorous academic program, hands-on experience, and flexible electives prepare students to understand health issues during changing times.

HMJ Graduate Students:

  • Develop the skills and skepticism needed to cover health and medicine anywhere in the world, for any audience, in any medium.
  • Learn that every story is really about people, whether it involves a rural clinic or a neuroscience lab.

To see what our currents students are working on, visit the Student Portfolios.

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