Public health student speaks on the beauty of connectivity at TEDxOhioStateUniversity

March 5, 2015 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Undergraduate, Connectivity

So often, technology is blamed for replacing face to face communication.  However, College of Public Health undergraduate student, Mushtaq Dualeh, used technology to create the opposite effect, to bring people together.

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

March 4, 2015 by Emily Caldwell | Ohio State Research Communications
Categories: Tobacco, Teens

White paper evidence: Increasing age would cut off supply to high-school students

Raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 would save lives by preventing adolescents from ever taking up smoking, a new report suggests.

The minimum age to buy tobacco products in most of the country is 18.

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Public Health Undergrad Receives Research Scholar Award

February 27, 2015 by Kyle Horvath | Contributor
Categories: Student Research, Students, environmental health sciences, BSPH

The College of Public Health would like to congratulate Mariah E. Charette on her successful application for the OSU-Research Scholar Award.

Mariah has a wealth of training and experiences that have prepared her for success in the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) degree program.

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Tobacco free student ambassadors trying to put out the fire on campus

February 24, 2015 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: MPH, Students, Tobacco

College of Public Health student and tobacco free coordinator at the Student Wellness Center, Rebecca McAdams, is leading the way as tobacco free student ambassadors educate the Ohio State community on the tobacco-free policy.  Click here for the complete article.  

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America’s Top Doc Makes a House Call at CPH

February 11, 2015 by Tessie Pollock | CPH Communications
Categories: Health Care, Community, Tobacco, Maternal Health

US Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, visited the College of Public Health at Ohio State to host a community engagement meeting on his #SGHouseCalls tour of the country on Feb. 11.

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Buckeye Love

February 3, 2015 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Alumni MHA, Alumni

Love extends far beyond the classroom when it comes to public health

If asked to describe the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program in one word, many would say “family.” This close knit program has a strong reputation for staying connected long after receiving their diplomas. But beyond those class ties are family ties-- those of two brothers and a father and son.

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Central Ohio County Sees Decrease In Toxic Emissions

February 3, 2015 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: environmental health sciences, Environment, Faculty

Great information from Dr. Darryl B. Hood right here in the College of Public Health. Click here to listen to the WOSU segment on lead exposure and other environmental contaminants. Dr. Hood was tapped by the local NPR affiliate for his expertise on the health impacts of toxic emissions.

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Israel Looking to Shorten Work Hours for the Benefit of Workers

January 23, 2015 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: HOPES, workforce, Research, Policy

Allard Dembe, director, Center for Health Outcomes, Policy and Evaluation Studies (HOPES) at The Ohio State College of Public Health, recently presented on the linkages between long work hours and chronic health conditions at the Conference on Overwork, Multi-Disciplinary Analysis at Netanya Academic College in Israel. 

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2014 Scholarship Recipients

January 22, 2015 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Students

With the support of our generous donors, the College of Public Health was proud to award 23 students with scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Click on the photos below to learn more about these outstanding students.




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Air Pollution in Poverty-Stricken Areas Poses Major Health Threats

January 16, 2015 by Jerica Stewart | Communications Intern
Categories: Research, Global Health, Environment

More than 30 percent of the world’s population is at risk from air pollution-- pollution coming from inside their own homes according to the new Commission published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal.

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