College of Public Health Magazine

Micaela Richter

Biostatistics student explored COVID-19, health disparities at Oppenheimer lab

Micaela Richter spent her summer working with a data analytics research group at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico where she used modeling to identify drivers of health disparities related to COVID-19.

Micaela Richter
Rachel Hardin

Q&A: Alumna focused on affordable housing

CPH alumna Rachel Hardin ’16 BSPH shares her passion for community building through her role as volunteer and community resource manager for Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio. At Ohio State, Hardin deepened her understanding of housing as a social determinant of health.

photos of smiling students

Combined program prepares students, alumni to thrive

Four Public Health Buckeyes share how their experiences in the BSPH-MPH combined program have helped them build a foundation to address today’s public health issues.

Micah Berman

Q&A: Micah Berman aims to foster collaboration in new role

The College of Public Health’s new Stephen F. Loebs Professor in Health Services Management and Policy reflects on the transformative progress in tobacco policy over the last two decades and the creative thinking needed to address other public health and health care challenges.

MHA students at conference

MHA students find connection at NAHSE conference

Nine CPH students traveled to Atlanta for the National Association of Health Services Executives annual educational conference and student case competition — an opportunity to build connections with Black and minority health care leaders.

Patterson lab members

Students shine in LGBTQ+ health equity lab

Joanne Patterson’s research group creates opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to learn from one another and develop impactful research supporting the well-being of LGBTQ youth.

JaNelle Ricks

JaNelle Ricks receives Changemakers in Family Planning award

This national award will support Ricks with training and mentorship to expand her expertise in sexual and gender minority health research.

Alex Ochoa

BSPH student reflects on White House internship

Alex Ochoa explored his interest in public health policy with an internship in Washington, D.C. There, he worked alongside analysts on the White House proclamation on national youth substance prevention.