The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center selected to participate in new national initiative to prevent heart attacks and strokes

August 25, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Epidemology, Faculty, hospital

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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of 516 awardees in 47 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes among millions of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries.

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Two Public Health Students Spend Summer in the Nation’s Capital

August 18, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Students, BSPH, Undergraduate public health

Over the summer two College of Public Health BSPH students, Bilen Berhane and Kate Friedman, both specializing in Public Health Sociology, had the opportunity to of a lifetime to hold internships in Washington D.C.

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Schweitzer Fellows Tell Their Stories

August 18, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Students

As part of the Columbus-Athens Schweitzer Fellows Program, 14 professional and graduate students from Ohio State, including CPH students Brynne Presser and Meghan O'Brien, facilitated projects to engage the Columbus and Athens communities.

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Six alumni named as American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) Diplomates

August 11, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: vph, Alumni

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Congratulation to the following Veterinary Public Health alumni by successfully passing the specialization board examination and becoming American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) Diplomates:

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Study of high risk children under care coordination plans lands CPH professor on NEJM Catalyst

August 11, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Health Care, hospital, Faculty, HSMP

Brian Hilligoss, assistant professor in the division of Health Services Management and Policy was published on NEJM Catalyst, along with his co-authors, for their case study on Partners for Kids, Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s accountable care organization (ACO).

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Unproven Claims

August 5, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Tobacco, Epidemology, Faculty, Research, HSMP, Policy

A cross-disciplinary team of Ohio State researchers has discovered that e-cigarette manufacturers are making health claims that likely won't stand up to new Food and Drug Administration regulations.

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Two College of Public Health students elected as officers for the new Ohio Public Health Association Student Section

July 27, 2016 by Caroline Tritt | CPH Communications
Categories: Students

The College of Public Health is proud to announce that two students, Jamie Luster and Kush Doshi, have recently been elected as officers for the newly formed Ohio Public Health Association (OPHA) Student Section.

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Raising tobacco sales age to 21 is best way to prevent lifelong addiction

July 27, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Tobacco, Research, Faculty, HSMP

Report: Increasing age would cut off supply to high-school students

Editor’s note: This is a national update of an Ohio-specific analysis (found here) released in 2015

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2016 Roads Scholars Tour

July 26, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Community, Events, Faculty, Outreach

Darryl B. Hood, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the College of Public Health accompanied fellow Ohio State faculty, administrators and community partners including President Drake and Provost McPherson on the 2016 Roads Scholars Tour.

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Early preschool bedtimes cut risk of obesity later on

July 14, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Faculty, Research, Epidemology

Kids in bed by 8 p.m. have half the risk of those who turn in late

Preschoolers who are regularly tucked into bed by 8 p.m. are far less likely to become obese teenagers than young children who go to sleep later in the evening, new research has found.

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