July

CPH faculty member receives grant from health department to implement strategic planning towards accreditation

Andy Wapner, DO, MPH, clinical assistant professor at Ohio State’s College of Public Health and Director at the Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), received a $7,800 grant from the Hocking County Health Department to allow CPHP to help guide Hocking County’s Health Department toward accreditation.

“This work builds off the Center’s previous facilitation of Hocking County’s Health...

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CPH faculty member receives grant from Ohio University Diabetes Institute to examine diabetes resources in Appalachia

Andy Wapner, DO, MPH, clinical assistant professor at Ohio State’s College of Public Health and Director at the Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), received a $2,600 grant from Ohio University’s Diabetes Institute to examine resources related to diabetes in rural Appalachia.

As part of the grant, CPHP facilitated a one-day regional health improvement planning session hosted by the...

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CPH faculty member receives grant to help build Accreditation Support Initiative workforce development plan

Andy Wapner, DO, MPH, clinical assistant professor at Ohio State’s College of Public Health and Director of the Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), received a $9,984 grant from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) to begin developing a program that will educate and support governmental public health agencies and help them achieve public health accreditation...

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CPH faculty members receive $1.5 million CDC grant to study dramatic rise of syphilis

With syphilis rates rising across the country, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has awarded a $1.589 million grant to The Ohio State University faculty members William Miller, MD, MPH, chair of the College of Public Health’s Division of Epidemiology, and Abigail Norris Turner, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the College of Medicine and CPH associate...

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Ohio State public health student’s research on harmful algae blooms and cancer honored with the Science Communication Award at Great Lakes Research Conference

Igor Mrdjen, a PhD student in the College of Public Health’s Division of Environmental Health Sciences, has received the Science Communication Award at the International Association for Great Lakes Research’s 60th Annual Great Lakes Research Conference, held in Detroit in May.

Mrdjen’s research, titled “Evaluation of Cyanobacteria and Their Toxins in a Two-staged Model of...

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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 19th among all colleges of public health in the U.S. by U.S. News & 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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