Private day care — The emerging option for Alzheimer's patients

By Andrew Lowndes

Georgia Health News | January 18, 2015

It's possible the deaths of famous people bring as much attention to Alzheimer’s disease as all the purple ribbons of November. The most recent such celebrity death was that of Tom Magliozzi, 77, co-star of National Public Radio's "Car Talk."

  J. Megan Gray, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Calgary, researches in the field of stress neurology.

Disabled vets take the field again - with special sports programs

By Hyacinth Empinado

Georgia Health News | February 13, 2015

Sports have proved to be a lifeline for Army veteran Jacques Swafford.

Overwhelmed by depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after an on-duty accident in 1991, Swafford attempted suicide several times, but survived.


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.

Divider Healthy Journalism Blog