Faculty and Staff News & Events

Upcoming Events

  • Tue
    10:00 am to 3:00 pm
    Ohio Union, Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom and the Performance Hall

    2018 Ohio State University Spring Career Fair
    Open to all Ohio State students
    See which employers are registered and how to prepare: https://asccareerservices.osu.edu/springcareerfair

  • Fri
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
    4th-floor lobby Cunz Hall

    The College of Public Health will be hosting a chili cook-off on Friday, Feb. 23, from 12-1:30 p.m. Faculty and staff are invited to bring their best chili dish or any other item if chili isn't your thing. For some friendly and fun competition, we'll have anonymous voting for the top three chili dishes – prizes and bragging rights...

  • Wed
    12:30 pm
    160 Cunz Hall

    "It's as easy - or hard - as ABCD"

    Presented by Rev. John Edgar, executive director and senior pastor, and Sue Wolfe, coordinator, Maternal and Child Health Ministries.

    Rev. John Edgar and Sue Wolf have a long history of public health service.  Rev. John Edgar is the Executive Director of...

  • Wed
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    140 Cunz Hall

    This FREE screening offers:

    • A first-hand look at challenges faced by girls in the developing world.

    • Personal stories from nine unforgettable girls, narrated with beautiful videography and animation.

    See the trailer and find out more at www.girlrising.com.

  • Tue to Thu
    6 to 8
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Meiling Hall Lobby

    The Annual College of Medicine Art Show is designed to celebrate the artistic talents of the students, residents, faculty and staff from all of the OSU health sciences community. Please join us in the lobby of Meiling Hall to view a variety of art works and then select your personal favorite for our People’s Choice Award.

  • Wed
    12:30 pm
    160 Cunz Hall

    "Stigma and the Opioid Epidemic in Our State," presented by Tia Moretti, LSW, OCPC

    Tia Marcel Moretti is a Licensed Social Worker and Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant who has been working in the community based mental health and addiction space since 1998. Tia is the 2014 recipient of the of Columbus Public Health...

  • Wed
    12:30 pm
    160 Cunz Hall

    "From Survivor to Thirver," presented by April Thacker, case manager, Freedom a la Cart

    In 2009, Freedom a la Cart founder, Julie Clark, established Doma International as a community-based support program for adult survivors of human trafficking.  Two years later we expanded the program to fill the void between restoration and...

  • Wed
    12:00 pm
    140 Cunz Hall

    Voices from the Community is proud to host a SERtalks lecture: "Race and Mortality in America" featuring Jay Kaufman, PhD, of McGill University

    SERtalks, by the Society for Epidemiologic Research, are a series of half-day to full-day workshops across the country featuring an expert on key epidemiology topics.

    Dr. Jay Kaufman is an...


The Center for Latin American Studies is accepting applications for 2018 Tinker Field Research Grants, which can be used to provide graduate students with funds for travel to and within Latin America to conduct thesis and pre-dissertation research. Up to $3,000 per student may be awarded, and the competition is open to all graduate students in all academic fields at Ohio State. Deadline to...

Wellness Coaching is a free service offered through the Student Life Student Wellness Center that supports Ohio State college students by enhancing holistic wellness, health and success through empowering conversations. Peer coaches work with students to increase their capacity to create the life they want to live, both now and in the future.

Wellness coaches take a positive approach to...

The list of summer 2018 College of Public Health and supporting courses offerings is now available.

Last year, BSPH graduate Connor Taylor lost his battle with colorectal cancer at the young age of 23. This year, Connor's mother, Carleen, is working with Race for Hope and OhioHealth to sponsor a booth at the Arnold Fencing Classic to promote colorectal cancer awareness and screening. She is looking for volunteers to help at the booth during the following times:

Friday, March 2...

The Red Cross Blood Drive in January at the College of Public Health collected 16 units of blood – which will go to help save 48 lives. Thank you for your continued support of the American Red Cross! The next blood drive is April 3, during National Public Health Week.

College is not only a necessity to ensuring that you have a profitable career, but it is also expensive to get the degree you need. The Bellesoma Method Scholarship was created so students can have some assistance with their college or university expenses.

Our scholarship is available to all students who have a goal of going to college but lack the resources to cover the costs. To be...

The Annual American Public Health Association Meeting will be November 10-14, 2018, in San Diego, CA. The theme for this year is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Healthy Equity Now." We are encouraging abstracts on all topics related to public health and equity. Deadline for submitting abstracts is February 24.

Want to lose weight? Are you at risk for diabetes? We are recruiting employees to participate in an 18-month research study to help people lose weight. The study includes a group-based nutrition and physical activity program. You may be eligible to participate in the study if you are eligible for employee benefits, at least 21 years old and have an elevated glucose level. Please call 614/292-...

The Practical Playbook and the de Beaumont Foundation are delighted to share the “New Voices Essay Contest,” an opportunity for students and recent graduates of health-related training programs to share their perspectives and interests, with winners to be published in the second printed version of the Practical Playbook.

While the first printed Practical Playbook focused on the “why”...

The Ohio Environmental Health Association (OEHA) provides qualified students the opportunity to apply for The George Eagle Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship consists of a $2,000 cash award granted to one undergraduate and one graduate student annually.

 Eligibility Requirements:


  • Ohio resident
  • Enrolled as a sSophomore,...

It is important that you Know Your Numbers. By knowing your height, weight, BMI, blood pressure, total cholesterol, HDL, and blood sugar (either glucose or A1C) values, you can make changes to improve your health and reduce your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and other serious illnesses. Beginning in 2018, the biometric values that you can use to earn the premium credit must be...

The State Policy Fellowship program is an exciting career opportunity for master’s level students and recent graduates. The Fellowship is a project of the State Priorities Partnership, a national network of independent state policy organizations in 43 states coordinated by the...

Naloxone, the antidote that reverses opioid overdoses, is available at the Wilce Student Health Center Pharmacy. If you or someone you know is at risk for opioid overdose, please visit the pharmacy to talk about getting a kit.