Associate Director, Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Health
Augusta, GA, UNITED STATES
Dr. Martha Tingen is a behavioral nurse scientist targeting prevention of tobacco use in children.
The appointment of Distinguished Research Professors at The University of Georgia is intended to recognize outstanding research or other creative, scholarly accomplishments and to provide the impetus for continuing high achievement.
The MCG Faculty Senate presents the annual MCG Faculty Awards Ceremony which recognizes exceptional achievement by faculty and residents in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care, and service.
Recognizing achievements and contributions in nursing
The Georgia Nurses Association recognizes nurses in various disciplines for their accomplishments during the year. These awards are presented during GNA’s Biennial Professional Development Conference and Membership Assembly.
Each year, two distinguished alumni are recognized within the College of Nursing. Recipients must have made outstanding contributions to nursing, promoted change in the health care system for the improvement of quality care, supported and participated in professional and community activities locally, nationally, or internationally, demonstrated high professional standards and commitment, contributed to professional publication and utilized current research in practice.
The World Health Organization designated May 31 as World No Tobacco Day. Despite all the awareness campaigns, education and advice – people are still lighting up.view more
Investigators at the Medical College of Georgia and Georgia Cancer Center are working with Augusta area schools to prevent or reduce use of two major substances abused by children: alcohol as well as e-cigarettes, whose use by teens is reaching epidemic proportions, according to the Food and Drug Administration.view more
The Augusta Chronicle print
Public health advocates are sounding the alarm after 1.3 million high school and middle school students became current tobacco users through the use of e-cigarettes. Last year saw the greatest one-year increase in adolescent tobacco use, fueled entirely by electronic cigarettes, and public health advocates are vowing to fight it. An Augusta researcher has a grant from the state of Georgia to try and directly prevent it among local youth.view more
News Channel 6 tv
ome community members learned about a topic Saturday that many want to avoid: Cancer. It all started with church leaders touring the Georgia Cancer Center and learning what all is there.view more
Passive smoke exposure (PSE) may be a risk factor for childhood overweight and obesity and is associated with worse neurocognitive development, cognition, and sleep in children. The purpose of the study is to examine the effects of PSE ...
Passive smoke exposure (PSE) may be a risk factor for childhood overweight and obesity and is associated with worse neurocognitive development, cognition, and sleep in children. The purpose of the study is to examine the effects of PSE on adiposity, cognition, and sleep in overweight and obese children using an objective measure of PSE.
The high prevalence of asthma among urban African American (AA) populations has attracted research attention, whereas the prevalence among rural AA populations is poorly documented. We sought to compare the prevalence of asthma among AA youth in rural Georgia and urban Detroit, Michigan.
Clinical observation suggests use of daily low-dose (81mg) aspirin can obscure the diagnosis of Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD). The prevalence and characteristics of patients who tolerate low-dose aspirin without history of a clinical reaction at the time of AERD diagnosis are not known...
This study evaluated similarities and differences of enrollment rates using two different recruitment strategies for a tobacco control trial in rural and urban African-American (AA) elementary school families. Design. A comparative study, nested within a ...