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Pan-Asian Mental Wellness Association aims to create a home for everyone

Meghana Gorur, president of the Pan-Asian Mental Wellness Association and student of environmental public health

Conquering the socio-cultural barriers that hinder students' mental wellness is no small task, especially when you're working toward your undergraduate degree in public health. But that's the mission Meghana Gorur has taken on as president of the Pan-Asian...

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Not every path to success is a straight line

Laura Zdon '18

As she watched the hustle of the students bathed in the haze of the early morning light, every blink captured a snapshot of her future. 

Alumna Laura Zdon’s journey to the College of Public Health was “non-traditional,” but...

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The Passing of Dr. Martin D. Keller

Dr. Martin D. Keller

Born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1923 and having studied at Yeshiva University, NYU and Cornell, Dr. Keller became a nationally recognized epidemiologist and professor who played a critical role in the formation of what is now The Ohio State University College of Public Health. 

After holding...

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Quality is an 'afterthought' in the campaign for health care access, report finds

Marcel Yotebieng, associate professor of epidemiology

Associate professor of epidemiology Marcel Yotebieng, MD, MPH, PhD, alongside 13 other experts in the field, co-authored a report released in August by the National Academy of Medicine.

The report, titled “Crossing the Global Quality Chasm: Improving health care worldwide,” describes a...

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Doctoral student advocates for military and veteran students at CPH

David Hibler, veteran student advocate

David Hibler was enlisted in the army while pursuing his undergraduate degrees in biology and psychology at The Ohio State University. He began his time at Ohio State approximately three weeks after coming home from basic training and left for mobilizations and...

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Scholarship to attend family planning forum won by doctoral student

Courtney Dewart, doctoral student of epidemiology

Epidemiology doctoral student Courtney Dewart won a scholarship to attend the 2018 North American Forum on Family Planning next month in New Orleans.

Since its commencement in 2011, the three-day annual forum...

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New program boosts use of HIV medications in injection-drug users

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A relatively simple effort to provide counseling and connect injection-drug users with resources could prove powerful against the spread of HIV in a notoriously hard-to-reach population, new research suggests...

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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 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).

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