College of Public Health "In the News"

Whether the focus is maternal, reproductive and women’s health, the effects of the proposed ACA and Medicaid cuts on Ohioans, finding solutions to the opioid crisis, regulating tobacco products, or other important issues of our day, College of Public Health experts are creating new knowledge through research and providing timely perspective. 

Some selected examples of CPH faculty and leadership “In the News”:

Ohio State onCampus | 
August 14, 2019
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Six Ohio State faculty members have been selected as Big Ten Academic Alliance Academic Leadership Program Fellows for the 2019-20 academic year. Each fellow was recommended by his or her dean for the program, which provides opportunities to learn more about issues facing higher education through seminars and conversations with senior leaders...

Black Doctor | 
August 6, 2019
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According to new research that looked at whether a person’s resilience could help ward off the impact of stress, stressful life events were linked to higher incidents of heart attack, stroke and other types of cardiovascular disease in black women. Ashley Felix, an assistant professor of epidemiology at Ohio State's College of Public Health, is...

The Columbus Dispatch | 
August 4, 2019
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Working alongside people charged with low-level crimes in Franklin County Municipal Court, Earl Lawson has discovered that it often comes down to putting food on the table.

People get caught stealing groceries, sometimes worth just $22, he said. Lawson’s goal is to help guide those people along pathways that can help them avoid jail time...

OSU News | 
July 29, 2019
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Many women who rely on condoms overestimate effectiveness

A new study has uncovered concerning gaps in knowledge about birth control effectiveness.

The research, conducted in the Vietnam capital of Hanoi, included four forms of contraception: IUDs, birth control pills, male condoms and withdrawal. About half of the women...