Saving soldiers' limbs: UGA researchers see promise in 'bone putty'

By Ansley Stewart

Georgia Health News | November 4, 2014

War is hell on the bones of warriors. And when the long bones of the arms or legs are so badly broken that they can't heal on their own, amputation is sometimes the only option.

 

Chickens do their part in school program on healthy eating

By Lauren Schumacker

Georgia Health News | November 12, 2014

Two Thursdays each month, the family and consumer sciences classroom at Clarke Middle School in Athens buzzes with conversations about gardening, recycling, mindful eating, and how families can reduce their carbon footprints.

     

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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