Georgia State School of Public Health Gets $2.2 Million for Research on Child Abuse and Neglect

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded a research team at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health a $2.2 million grant to study the effectiveness of different approaches to reducing child abuse and neglect.

Child maltreatment is a major public health problem, with more than 6.3 million children reported to state… more »

Despite Smokefree Air Act, Smoking Allowed In More Restaurants And Bars In Georgia, Research Shows

ATLANTA–Despite the passage of Georgia’s Smokefree Air Act in 2005, the number of restaurants and bars that allow smoking has doubled in recent years, according to researchers at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health.

Researchers found a significant number of restaurant and bar owners have taken advantage of exemptions in the laws… more »

Georgia State Designates Five Partner Cities In China For Project To Control Tobacco Consumption

WUHAN, China–Georgia State University’s School of Public Health has named five major municipalities in China that will partner with the school on efforts to improve policies and programs to reduce smoking in a nation that produces more tobacco and has more smokers than any other in the world.

The project, China Tobacco Control Partnership-Tobacco Free… more »