Study: More behavioral health care linked to small drop in gun-related suicides

counseling session

An increase in behavioral health providers is associated with a slight decrease in gun-related suicides, but the difference is small and points to a need to tackle gun violence in other ways, according to the authors of a new study.

Researchers from The Ohio State...

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CPH alumnus Dr. John Licciardone '88 receives high distinction

Dr. John Licciardone

Dr. John Licciardone, 1988 alumnus of Preventative Medicine, has been making a difference in public health for more than three decades. His writing, research, and knowledge has not gone unnoticed at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM). Because of his service and...

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Alumna studies link between maternal weight change and childhood obesity

Taniqua Ingol, MPH ’17, BSPH ’15

CPH alumna Taniqua Ingol, MPH ’17, BSPH ’15, works as a research associate and data coordinator in Keim Lab at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, where she studies child health and growth outcomes.

Ingol was recently awarded a diversity supplement grant from...

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Margaret Murphy named 2019 CPH Employee of the Year

 (Left to right) Michael Bisesi, Margaret Murphy and Dean Amy Fairchild

Murphy was recognized for her work with professors to creatively design their courses in order to help students succeed. 

"There is a great deal of work that goes into creating and delivering an online course. As a faculty member, I rely on Margaret and her...

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Passion for public health

Jacob Gayle, PhD, MS ’82 (Photo courtesy of Jen Kelly, KeliComm Headshots)

For College of Public Health alumnus Jacob Gayle, PhD, MS ’82, home is not an address.

After living abroad on long-term assignments in South Africa, Switzerland and across the Caribbean, Gayle’s home is beyond the scattered plane tickets, moving boxes and suitcases...

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Stanley Lemeshow honored at Summer Program

Stanley Lemeshow (center), professor of biostatistics and founding dean of CPH, received an award by CPHP director Andy Wapner and program manager Colleen Fitzgibbons.

CPH faculty, staff, alumni and summer program participants were in attendance on Wednesday evening where Lemeshow, professor of biostatistics and founding dean of CPH, was honored for his continued excellence in the field of public health professional development....

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Passing the baton

William J. Martin II

When he became the College of Public Health dean in 2013, William J. Martin II saw new partnerships as the key to a better future for Ohio. As he retires this summer, Martin reflects on the unique position the college is in to improve health in Ohio and beyond.


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Warning: tobacco products kill

Marielle Brinkman, senior research scientist in the College of Public Health Division of Epidemiology

Use of tobacco products grew 38.3 percent among high school students in 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

College of Public Health senior research scientist Marielle Brinkman has worked over 18 years quantifying human exposures to the...

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Amy Fairchild chosen as the next dean of the College of Public Health

Amy Lauren Fairchild, PhD, MPH

Dr. Fairchild will join Ohio State from the Texas A & M University, where she serves as associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs in the Health Science Center and formerly served as associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Public Health. She is...

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Lemeshow receives Cupples Award from Boston University

Biostatistics professor and former CPH dean Stanley Lemeshow, PhD

His passport tells a story. Multi-colored stamps bring back memories: Holland, Australia, China, India. For professor Stanley Lemeshow, PhD, teaching over 100 courses around the world has allowed him to share his passion for biostatistics with the future generation of public...

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