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April 20, 2017 by Rachel Bules | CPH Communications
Categories: HBHP, Faculty, Retirement


Come celebrate Randi Love and the difference she has made in her public health career

Randi Love’s long and successful career will be recognized at her retirement celebration event at Cunz Hall at 4 p.m. on May 25.

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Scholar Bowl team places 1st, 3rd in national competition

April 13, 2017 by Rachel Bules | CPH Communications
Categories: BSPH, Undergraduate, scholar bowl

A team of Ohio State public health students took home first place in the case study competition and third place in the trivia competition at the annual Scholar Bowl held at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 1.

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Public health students excel at annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum

April 13, 2017 by Rachel Bules | CPH Communications
Categories: denman, Students, Research, BSPH, Undergraduate

Seven undergraduate students from the College of Public Health presented their thesis research on March 29 at the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum held at OSU, with two students receiving awards for their research.

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Health, Education and Governmental Leaders Explore Solutions to Opioid Crisis During CPH Program at Ohio Statehouse

April 11, 2017 by Gary Snyder | Director of External Relations
Categories: opioid

Health, education and governmental leaders trying to solve the opioid crisis came together on April 6 in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium, sharing insights and how to put ideas into action.  The program was one of the highlights of the College of Public Health’s National Public Health Week.

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Cooking family meals, skipping TV during those meals linked to lower odds of obesity

March 24, 2017 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Epidemology, Obesity, Children

Researchers surprised to find no relationship between family-meal frequency and weight

Adults who don’t flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has found.

But the frequency of family meals doesn’t appear to make much of a difference, according to research from The Ohio State University.

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Analysis: Like Prescription and OTC Drugs, Tobacco Products Should Include Educational Inserts, Onserts to Help Consumers

March 13, 2017 by Gary Snyder | Director of External Relations
Categories: Tobacco

Micah Berman, JD

A study appearing in the Food and Drug Law Journal recommends the FDA begin requiring that the tobacco products they regulate (cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, hookah) include product educational and warn

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Ohio State and Nationwide Children’s Hospital Researchers Receive $2.6 Million NIH Grant to Study Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

March 2, 2017 by Gary Snyder | Director of External Relations
Categories: Obesity, Epidemology

The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) researchers are teaming up on a four-year, $2.6 million NIH study to better understand how parent-child interactions at mealtimes can affect children’s obesity risk.  It is hoped the research will provide more effective childhood obesity prevention strategies, which can also promote young children’s social-emotional development.

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CPH Faculty and Postdocs Share Their Work at 2nd Annual Research Day

February 21, 2017 by Steve Barrish | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Research, Faculty

Abby Shoben presents at Research Day 2017

Twenty-eight faculty and postdoctoral researchers from all areas of the college shared their research with each other through presentations and posters at the 2nd Annual Research Day, held on Feb. 17 at Thompson Library.

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Public Health General Scholarship Fund Makes Important Difference to Students

February 10, 2017 by Katie Raby | CPH Communications
Categories: scholarships

With the costs of higher education rising, scholarships for students are becoming more important than ever. The average cost for an undergraduate student to attend The Ohio State University is between $25,820 and $44,784, whereas graduate students can pay anywhere between $31,740 and $52,196 per year, depending on whether they are Ohio residents or not.

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Ohio State Public Health Researcher Receives 4-Year NIH Grant to Better Assess Donor Quality and Predict Post-Transplantation Outcomes for Kidney Transplant Patients

February 8, 2017 by Steve Barrish | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Biostatistics, Research

Over 16,000 end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergo kidney transplantation in the United States every year. For most ESRD patients, successful kidney transplantation provides longer survival and a better quality of life than dialysis.

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