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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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CPH undergraduates win national trivia competition

Casey Cen, Sarah Grim, Mindy Hoang, Maria Lucas, Nick Rushlow, Ajay Saraf and Elli Schwartz

The team, made up of Casey Cen, Sarah Grim, Mindy Hoang, Maria Lucas, Nick Rushlow, Ajay Saraf and Elli Schwartz, won the grand prize of $1,000. They were coached by doctoral student Brent Emerson and doctoral candidate Robert Hood. 

The Scholar Bowl is an annual...

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CPH hosts 2nd Annual Student Case Competition

The winning team, from left: Justin Casto, Carra Gilson, Erin Shafer and Corinne Hendrock

The College of Public Health hosted the 2nd Annual CPH Student Case Competition on Tuesday. With a focus on improving infant mortality in central Ohio, six teams of graduate and undergraduate students developed plans to increase community outreach and the enrollment of high-...

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Ohio State takes first place at MHA case competition

Hanna Gottschalk, Billy Menges, Annie Rudick, and Kevin Heckle (pictured above, right to left)

First-year Master of Health Administration students Hanna Gottschalk, Billy Menges and Annie Rudick won first place at the 8th Annual Ohio State University First-year Health Administration Case Competition on March 29.

The Ohio State team took the...

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CPH students travel to Washington, D.C., for second annual policy trip

CPH students and staff with Rep. Joyce Beatty in Washington, D.C.

Twenty-four CPH students traveled to Washington, D.C. over spring break for a crash course in public health policy and advocacy. This second annual trip, led by Dean William Martin, MD, and accompanying staff, allowed students to explore important public health issues like...

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CPH students raise over $2,000 for Ohio State’s BuckeyeThon

CPH BuckeyeThon team

A team of public health students raised over $2,000 during Ohio State’s BuckeyeThon in February. This was the first team led by public health students to participate in the annual 24-hour dance marathon.

“It was an amazing experience to participate in this year’s...

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The Passing of Dr. Melvin Moeschberger

Melvin Moeschberger, PhD

Professor emeritus of biostatistics Melvin “Mel” Moeschberger, PhD, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, at his home in Fishers, Indiana, at the age of 78.

After receiving a BS in mathematics and chemistry from Taylor University, an MS in mathematics from Ohio University and...

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The Ohio State University College of Public Health is a leader in educating students, creating new knowledge through research, and improving the livelihoods and well-being of people in Ohio and beyond.  The College’s divisions include biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, health behavior and health promotion, and health services management and policy.   It is ranked 23rd among all colleges of public health in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report, and also includes the top 7-ranked MHA degree program.  The College provides leadership and expertise for Ohio and the world through its Center for Health Outcomes, Policy and Evaluation Studies (HOPES), Center for Public Health Practice, and the NCI-funded Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science (CERTS).

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