Ohio State well represented at Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting

March 30, 2015 Categories: CERTS, cph, Research

In late February, over 20 faculty and staff members from the College of Public Health attended the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) in Philadelphia. The SRNT is the leading association focused on this special area of research. 

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Public Health alumnus presents award winning work on patient-centered medical homes

March 25, 2015 Categories: Biostatistics, healthcare, Policy

A rising star has emerged from the College of Public Health, Division of Biostatistics. Robert Ashmead, PhD ‘14 is a recipient of The Health Policy Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association Student Paper Competition. Ashmead will present his work at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings, the largest gathering of statisticians in North America, held in Seattle this August.

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Students raise awareness of infant mortality with campus community

March 16, 2015 Categories: Students, Multicultural health, Community, Outreach

Infant mortality has recently been at the forefront of public health conversations. With Ohio ranking 46th in infant mortality, it is an issue that has many Ohioans concerned and looking for opportunities to raise awareness.

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Ohio State Public Health program ranked 19th in the country

March 11, 2015 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: cph, Alumni, Public Health

US News & World Report has released their

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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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