The College of Public Health welcomes a new group of leaders to campus

August 25, 2014 by Colleen Herr | Alumni Affairs and Outreach Coordinator
Categories: Academic

The Ohio State University College of Public Health welcomed 229 new students to the college during orientation on August 26.

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Students gain real world experience through public health internship

August 12, 2014 by Colleen Herr | Alumni Affairs and Outreach Coordinator
Categories: Tobacco, Students, Student Research, Research, Cancer

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For 12 weeks this summer, 13 students gained real-world public health research experience through an internship program with the Center for Population Health Disparities (CPHHD) and the Center for Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science (CERTS).

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Findings show that the likelihood of adverse events varies greatly among surgery types

August 8, 2014 by Colleen Herr | Alumni Affairs and Outreach Coordinator
Categories: Alumni, PhD, Research, Faculty

photo of Dr. Fazal Zeeshan, a recent PhD graduate of the Ohio State College of Public Health

The Ohio State University College of Public Health recently released a study which found that the likelihood of adverse events (AE’s) varies widely across different types of surgery.  The study used patient electronic records to determine the rates of adverse events.

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Boren Fellow spends a year in Rio

August 7, 2014 by Colleen Herr | Alumni Affairs and Outreach Coordinator
Categories: Global Health, MPH, Multicultural health, Student Research, Students, Veterinary Public Health

Thanks to a David L.

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Workplace conditions linked to chronic disease later in life

July 25, 2014 by Colleen Herr | Alumni Affairs and Outreach Coordinator
Categories: arthritis, workforce, HSMP, O*NET

image of workers shoveling concrete

The Ohio State University College of Public Health recently released a study which showed that there is a strong association between physical work demands such as kneeling, crouching, bending and moving large objects and developing arthritis.

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Public health student works to reduce HPV and cervical cancer in Malawi

July 17, 2014 by Bri Loesch | CPH Communications
Categories: Global Health, Research, Student Research, EPI, Epidemology, Maternal Health, Multicultural health

For the next two years Allahna Esber, a doctoral student in epidemiology, will be studying human papillomavirus and HPV-related health conditions in a cohort of rural Malawian women. Esber was awarded the National Institutes of Health Center for Advancing Translational Sciences TL1 mentored research traineeship, which began May 1.

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Nature's Filter

July 10, 2014 by Bri Loesch | CPH Communications
Categories: Environment, Faculty, Research, EHS

Jiyoung Lee and her team are studying water samples taken during the swimming season from the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, a 6,704-acre preserved area located on the south shore of Lake Erie.

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Public health alumnus named president and CEO of West Virginia University Hospitals

July 3, 2014 by Bri Loesch | CPH Communications
Categories: MHA, Alumni MHA, Health Care, Community, Alumni, HSMP

Albert Wright, MHA ’00, will become the next president and CEO of West Virginia University Hospitals August 11. Wright currently serves as the vice president for operations at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian Shadyside.

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Janet Porter named to AARP Board of Directors

June 25, 2014 by Bri Loesch | CPH Communications
Categories: Alumni, Alumni MHA, MHA, Public Health, Giving

AARP appointed new members and officers to its board of directors this month, including Ohio State alumna Janet Porter.

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CPH alumna, infection preventionist named 2014 Hero of Infection Prevention

June 13, 2014 by Bri Loesch | CPH Communications
Categories: Alumni, Alumni PEP, alumni mph, MPH, PEP, Infectious Disease

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology announced that Lita Jo Henman,MPH  ’06, is a recipient of the Heroes of Infection Prevention Award, which honors infection preventionists who have successfully reduced infection, raised awareness, and improved the health and well-being of patients, healthcare workers, a

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