Dr. Gene H. Brody was inducted into the FACS Honor Hall of Recognition at the 37th annual Alumni Awards luncheon on Saturday. Brody, who joined the FACS faculty in 1976, has secured more than $81 million in grant to conduct impactful research on youth and families. He has served as director of the Center for Family Research since 1995. FACS dean Linda Kirk Fox, a former basketball player herself, met with the seven FACS students who are also members of the women's basketball team prior to Thursday's game against LSU. Eight FACS graduates have been named to the 2014 Bulldog 100, a list compiled by the UGA Alumni Association to recognize the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni.

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FACS department head wins national honor from ASN

Dr. Lynn Bailey, FDN professor and department head, recognized as a fellow by the American Society of Nutrition

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Alex Anderson

Dr. Anderson is interested in maternal and child nutrition. He is particularly interested in health promotion related to breastfeeding, child feeding and maternal health. Dr. Anderson is also interested in how early child feeding practices influence the development of chronic diseases and body composition in later years. He has shown that peer educators markedly improve breastfeeding rates and duration among low-income women in the United States. Findings from Dr. Anderson's research... Read More

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