'Water lady' on front lines in campaign against arsenic in wells

By Lee Adcock and Andy Miller

Georgia Health News | September 14, 2014

Janet McMahan figured it out five years ago — just before her son Ben was diagnosed with cancer. Starting in 2008, she had skin cancers erupting all over her body, including parts "where the sun don’t shine." Her two dogs had also developed cancer.

 




UGA research offers hope on concussions//False claim on Ebola//Clinic closing

By Alyssa Stafford

Georgia Health News | October 19, 2014

Headlines about concussions and their effects on professional and college football players are inescapable. The issue is changing the way people talk about the game.

     

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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