Public Health News

UT Professor: Study Underscores Link Between Walking, Cycling and Health

Want a slimmer, healthier community? Try building more sidewalks, crosswalks and bike paths. A study authored by UT Knoxville professor David Bassett Jr. and three other researchers was published today in the American Journal of Public Health, concluding that communities with more walkers and cyclists are healthier than those where people must rely on cars to get around.

UT Minute – H1N1 Flu Outbreak

The UT Minute staff talks with two on-campus faculty experts, Mark Sangster and Paul Erwin, about the current outbreak of H1N1, or “swine flu,” virus, and what the University community should know about the disease.

Expert on Infectious Disease to Give Campus Talk April 9

In recognition of National Public Health Week (April 6-12), the University of Tennessee Public Health Program and the College of Veterinary Medicine have worked together to bring Marguerite Pappaioanou, a internationally recognized expert on infectious disease epidemiology, to campus Thursday, April 9.