Health care debate becomes key issue in Georgia's first gubernatorial debate

By jsamjones | Oct. 24, 2018

Health care was a hot-button issue in Tuesday night's Georgia gubernatorial debate.

Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams pushed an expansion of Medicaid in Georgia, while Republican nominee and current Secretary of State, Brian Kemp, repeatedly referred to Abrams' plan as "radical" and "extreme."


UGA researchers simulate traumatic brain injuries in lab

By Alex Boss, Prajakta Dhapte and Emily Webb

Georgia Health News | Oct. 16, 2018

Isabelle Blaber was out horseback riding a few days before final exams in April 2016. She was 19 at the time, a freshman at Rhodes College in Memphis, and she had been a rider since she was 5.

But on this particular day she was on an unfamiliar horse, and things went wrong. In a failed attempt at a jump, she was thrown to the ground and suffered a hard blow to the back of her head.


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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