Black, Latinx, Pacific Islanders and Indigenous Americans all have a COVID-19 death rate of at least double that of white Americans. Augusta University and AU Health are actively addressing these health care disparities and promoting COVID-19...
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Over the next year, Jagwire will present a series of stories addressing racial and ethnic health care disparities and the ways Augusta University and AU Health are working to help.
Local leaders will discuss the myths and facts of the COVID-19 vaccine.
In recognition of Black History Month, Augusta University will host events throughout February in honor of our country’s African American heritage.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of research performed by epidemiologists on diseases around the world. Beginning this fall, Augusta University is offering a Master of Science in Epidemiology that will be completely online.
Epidemiologist Dr. Justin X. Moore shares insight into why Black America is leery of getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
A new $3.3 million grant from the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation has been awarded to the Georgia Cancer Center in an effort to impact cancer statistics for African Americans in urban and rural minority underserved areas of the state.
A young cancer epidemiologist who has already helped identify hotspots for geographic, racial and ethnic disparities in breast cancer mortality in the United States is now looking at mammography screening rates in those hotspots.
While counties in populous metropolitan Atlanta had the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the initial weeks following Georgia’s first reported case, it was rural Southwest Georgia counties, with a higher number of black residents and lower number...