Lee receives Outstanding Teaching Award

Congratulations to Jiyoung Lee, associate professor, environmental health sciences, who received the Plimpton Outstanding Teaching Award presented by the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Science (CFAES).

This award recognizes faculty members with the rank of assistant or associate professor in CFAES and excel in teaching inside and outside of the classroom.

“I’m just humbled and thankful to be receiving this award, it means a lot to me,” said Lee, who holds a 30 percent appointment with CFAES. “It motivates me to think about better ways to teach in class and advise my graduate and undergraduate students. It also makes me seek more effective ways to help students develop critical thinking skills, use their creativity, equip them with valuable knowledge and become team players. I believe learning should be fun.”

Recipients are chosen based on how they motivate their students, use creative teaching methods to present their subject matter and serve as scholarly role models for their students.


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 19th among all colleges of public health in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report, and also includes the top 10-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).