New Grants and Contracts

Recent awards are listed with the most recent new awards at the top.

Michael Bisesi, senior associate dean for academic affairs, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, and director of the Center for Public Health Practice, received a contract from Global Evaluation and Applied Research Solutions, Inc for a project titled "Collaborative prevention of infant mortality.”

Jiyoung Lee, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, received an award from the Ohio Water Development Authority for a study titled “Ecosystem services of wetlands for protecting microbial water quality of Ohio beaches from contamination sources” and also received a contract from the GeoSyntech Consultants for a project titled “Microbial source tracking on San Diego water samples.”

Michael Bisesi, senior associate dean for academic affairs, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, and director of the Center for Public Health Practice, received a contract from the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department for a project titled "Continuous quality improvement.”

Michael Bisesi, senior associate dean of academic affairs, received an award from the Perry County Health Department for a study titled "The Ohio State University College of Public Health, Center for Public Health Practice and Perry County Health Department: Strategic plan.” He also received an award from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health for a study titled "Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignment for the Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH) project.”

Michael Bisesi, senior associate dean of academic affairs, received an award from the Licking County Health Department for a study titled "Licking county continuous quality improvement." He also received an award from the Henry County Health Department for a study, "Workforce development plan consultation.” Lastly, he received an award from the Ohio Department of Health for a study, "Shaping policy for health trainings”.

Judith Schwartzbaum, associate professor of epidemiology, is featured among the National Cancer Institute's research highlights from the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program Grantees for her study, "Allergies May Reduce Glioblastoma Risk." 

Michael Bisesi, senior associate dean for academic affairs, received an award from the Perry County Health Department for a study titled, "CFHS assessment expansion.”
 
Jiyoung Lee, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, received a contract from the United Technologies Aerospace Systems for a project titled, “Microbial removal efficacy of airborne portable water system.”
 
Stanley Lemeshow, founding dean and professor in the Division of Biostatistics, received an award from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institution for a study titled, “International, prospective study of the association between exposure data and childhood cancer (CRNA).”
 
Christopher Weghorst, associate dean for research and professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, received an award from the National Cancer Institute for a study titled, “Inhibition of Rat Oral Carcinogenesis by Dietary Black Raspberries.”
 

Susan Olivo-Marston, assistant professor in the Division of Epidemiology, received a grant from the OSU Center for Advanced Functional Foods Research and Entrepreneurship (CAFFRE) Diet, Nutrition and Cancer Research Program for a study entitled “The effects of caloric-restriction and obesity on the initiation and promotion of colon carcinogenesis in an azoxymethane-induced murine model.”

Randi Foraker, assistant professor in the Division of Epidemiology, received a grant award from Pfizer Inc. for a study entitled “Stroke Prevention in Healthcare Delivery Environments (SPHERE)” which includes College of Public Health co-investigator Abigail Shoben.

Alison Norris, assistant professor in the Division of Epidemiology, received a scholar career development award from the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, for a study entitled “The role of decision making in sexual and reproductive health behaviors.”

Jiyoung Lee, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, received an Ohio Sea Grant award for a project titled “Characterization of Transport of Avian-mediated Pathogen in Western Lake Erie Waters."

Mary Ellen Wewers, professor in the Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, received a supplemental grant from the National Cancer Institute for additional work on her study “Tobacco cessation interventions with Ohio Appalachian smokers.” The supplemental work is titled “Health warning label impact on Appalachian tobacco users: An eye tracking study” and includes College of Public Health co-investigators Elizabeth Klein, Amy Ferketich, and Abigail Shoben.

Jay Wilkins, professor in the Division of Epidemiology, received an award from National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health for a study titled, “Evaluation of Bisphenol A Dermal Exposure and Toxicokinetics Among Cashiers,” which includes College of Public Health co-investigator Rebecca Andridge.

Michael Bisesi, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, received an award from the Case Western Reserve University for a study titled, "Practice-based research networks in public health (DOLPH)."

Thomas Wickizer, director of the Center for HOPES and professor in the Division of Health Services Management and Policy, received an award from the Ohio Department of Mental Health for a study, "Implementation of integrated care in Ohio: A best practices study" which includes College of Public Health co-investigators Allard Dembe and Cynthia Sieck.

Mira Katz, associate professor in the Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, received a grant from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Columbus for a study titled “Black bonnet project."

Allard Dembe, chair and associate professor in the Division of Health Services Management and Policy, received an award from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for a study titled “MEDTAPP Children’s access to psychiatric services,” which includes College of Public Health co-investigator Abigail Shoben.

Michael Bisesi, director of the Center for Public Health Practice, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences and senior associate dean of academic affairs, received an award from the Ohio Public Health Partnership for a study titled “CQI coach/trainer."

Michael Bisesi, director of the Center for Public Health Practice, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences and senior associate dean of academic affairs, received an award from the Perry County Health Department for a study titled “Qualitative assessment of community perceptions and practices related to infant safe sleep.”

Michael Bisesi, director of the Center for Public Health Practice, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences and senior associate dean of academic affairs, received an award from HealthPath Foundation of Ohio for a study titled “State Health Improvement Plan support: Stakeholder interviews."

Rebecca Andridge, assistant professor in the Division of Biostatistics, received an award from the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for a study titled “TBI sports, evaluation, and surveillance."

Elizabeth Klein, assistant professor in the Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, received an award from the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for a study titled “Second hand smoke and vascular endothelial status in toddlers.”

Michael Bisesi, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, director of the Center for Public Health Practice and senior associate dean of academic affairs, received an award from Columbus Public Health for a study titled “Accreditation support initiative for Columbus Public Health Department."

Jiyoung Lee, assistant professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, received an award from the Ohio Water Development Authority for a project titled “Rapid detection of microcystin and understanding factors affecting cyanotoxin production at inland Ohio beaches."

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