Two College of Public Health Students Elected As Officers for the New Ohio Public Health Association Student Section

July 27, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Students

The College of Public Health is proud to announce that two students, Jamie Luster and Kush Doshi, have recently been elected as officers for the newly formed Ohio Public Health Association (OPHA) Student Section.

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Raising tobacco sales age to 21 is best way to prevent lifelong addiction

July 27, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Tobacco, Research, Faculty, HSMP

Report: Increasing age would cut off supply to high-school students

Editor’s note: This is a national update of an Ohio-specific analysis (found here) released in 2015

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2016 Roads Scholars Tour

July 26, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Community, Events, Faculty, Outreach

Darryl B. Hood, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the College of Public Health accompanied fellow Ohio State faculty, administrators and community partners including President Drake and Provost McPherson on the 2016 Roads Scholars Tour.

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Early preschool bedtimes cut risk of obesity later on

July 14, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Faculty, Research, Epidemology

Kids in bed by 8 p.m. have half the risk of those who turn in late

Preschoolers who are regularly tucked into bed by 8 p.m. are far less likely to become obese teenagers than young children who go to sleep later in the evening, new research has found.

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Benzo(a)pyrene exposure may lead to bacterial attacks

July 7, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: environmental health sciences, Research, Environment

Darryl B. Hood, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University, along with researchers from Meharry Medical College, University of Tennessee and Tulane University found that exposure to Benzo(a)Pyrene [B(a)P] may increase susceptibility to obtaining a bacterial infection.

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Breaking the cycle of despair: One woman’s battle for the health of Appalachia

June 21, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Faculty, epidemiology, community health, Tobacco, Outreach, Appalachia

Breaking the cycle of despair: One woman’s battle for the health of Appalachia written by Bob Tedeschi for STAT. Click here for the original story.

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Public Health Student Named Schweitzer Fellow

June 20, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: MPH, epidemiology, Students, community health

Congratulations to Jessica Horan who was selected as a Schweitzer Fellow.

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High blood sugar could mean lower risk of one type of brain tumor

June 20, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Faculty, epidemiology, Research

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In a surprising twist, benign brain tumors that have previously been tied to obesity and diabetes are less likely to emerge in those with high blood sugar, new research has found.

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Smoking Bans and Quitting

June 20, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Faculty, HBHP, community health

Liz Klein, associate professor of health behavior and health promotion in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University, talks about smoking bans and quitting smoking.

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2016 Fellowship Fair

June 20, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: HSMP, MHA, Events, Students

 

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