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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About The Ohio State University College of Public Health

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 (CPHP), and Center for the Advancement of Tobacco Science (CATS).

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