ATLANTA– Public Support Growing For End-of-Life Options, Georgia Health Policy Center Study Finds
Public opinion supporting euthanasia and suicide for terminally ill patients has grown over the last 40 years, according to a Georgia Health Policy Center study, published online in the Journal of Death and Dying.
Opinions vary by age, gender and religious affiliation, researchers said.
The Sickle Cell Data Collection (SCDC) program collects health information about people with sickle cell disease (SCD) in the United States to study long-term trends in diagnosis, treatment, and access to healthcare services. The SCDC program is partnered with the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), which carries out SCDC program activities in the state… more »
Women and minority groups report experiencing higher levels of workplace bullying, according to a new study by Georgia State University researchers. Listen to Brandon and co-author Linda Treiber discuss their study on GPB’s On Second Thought on May 8.
The study, published in the journal Social Science Research, found that… more »
Chris Parker, GHPC’s director of population and global health, was quoted on March 29 in the Georgia Health News article, “Affluent suburban counties remain Georgia’s healthiest, rankings show.” The article focuses on county health rankings based on eight components: overall health outcomes; length of life; quality of life; overall health factors; health behaviors; clinical care; social… more »
The Fulton County Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) program’s professional development workshop for Atlanta Public School teachers on quality physical education instruction, increasing moderate to vigorous physical activity, and improving fitness assessment was featured on Fulton Today on Jan. 16. The Georgia Health Policy Center is a partner in facilitating teacher training,… more »
GHPC’s Money Follows the Person (MFP) Evaluation Team was featured in the 2017 winter issue of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities’ magazine, Making a Difference, (page 4), regarding the Money Follows the Person PhotoVoice Exhibit. On November 16, the team presented Gaining Freedom, Coming Home, a photovoice exhibit, at Georgia State University’s (GSU) Centennial Hall… more »