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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Get to Know: Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson

Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson, PhD, MPH

What made you decide to come to The Ohio State University?

I am originally from Detroit where there's a very striking racial disparity in preterm birth, the adverse birth outcome on which I focus. I found that Columbus’s preterm birth outcome is one of...

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The Student: Elli Schwartz

Elli Schwartz, environmental public health

I was fortunate last summer to spend 10 weeks in Malawi, the “Warm Heart of Africa.” I traveled to this small country in the southeastern part of the continent to work on an epidemiological study through the UNC Project-Malawi, under the direction of William Miller, MD, PhD, ...

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The Graduate: Mary DiOrio

Mary DiOrio, MD, MPH

You never know how your career may change over time. If you are open to new opportunities, you may be surprised at the path you take.  

When I completed my Master of Public Health (MPH) at The Ohio...

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It’s All Connected: Ohio State’s commitment to Global One Health unwavering as environmental needs expand

A mass rabies vaccination training in Addis Ababa, January 2018. (Photo credit: Maria Belu)

The relationship between regional development and public health can be a rocky one. On the one hand, economic growth offers more opportunity for prosperity, which can lead to better health care and longer life expectancy. On the other hand, growth and development put greater...

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Renée Watts retires after 17 years with college

Renée Watts, facilities manager

The moment the ribbon was cut and the doors opened is the one that stands out the most to Renée Watts. It was October 2011 and the newly-renovated Cunz Hall became the new home of the College of Public Health. The three years of blood, sweat...

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BSPH students cap off semester with Capstone Poster Session

capstone poster session

Each semester, the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) Capstone Poster Session highlights the accomplishments of College of Public Health undergraduate students' capstone experiences and celebrates the faculty and staff who have helped the students reach their...

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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, and the NCI-funded Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science (CERTS).

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