Community Engagement Model to Launch This Week

Ohio State faculty members have created a new community engagement model to link health disparities to poor health outcomes in the greater Columbus, Ohio, community, and it officially kicks off this week. 


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Out-of-network costs soar for non-emergency hospitalizations

Patient cost-sharing nearly doubled from 2012 to 2017, study finds


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Knee-jerk vaping bans will fail public health, experts argue

Evidence supports e-cigarettes as a harm-reduction tool


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Public health and social work students tackle issues in the foster-care system

Thirty public health and social work students joined forces to tackle issues in the adolescent foster care system this fall. Their goal: Develop an intervention for The Bair Foundation of Columbus to encourage stability for young people in group home and residential settings.


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Center for Public Health Practice hosts first-time quality improvement conference

To help public health professionals seeking techniques for improving practice throughout the state, the College of Public Health’s Center for Public Health Practice is hosting its first Ohio Public Health Improvement Exchange conference this week.


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APHA 2019 a time to highlight research, connect and learn

PHILADELPHIA – The College of Public Health was well-represented – and recognized – at this month’s annual meeting of the American Public Health Association.