Stanley Lemeshow honored at Summer Program

The College of Public Health's Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP) honored Stanley Lemeshow, PhD, at the 20th Annual Summer Program in Population Health this week.

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  • Erinn Aulfinger
June 21, 2019
Stanley Lemeshow (center), professor of biostatistics and founding dean of CPH, received an award by CPHP director Andy Wapner and program manager Colleen Fitzgibbons.
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.

The director of CPHP, Andy Wapner, DO, MPH, hosted the celebration. Dean William Martin II, MD, introduced incoming dean Amy Fairchild, PhD, MPH, who gave remarks to the audience. Dean Fairchild begins her term July 1.


The three deans of the College of Public Health: Outgoing dean William Martin II (left), incoming dean Amy Fairchild (center) and founding dean Stan Lemeshow (right).

CPHP, alongside the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center, holds the weeklong Summer Program to bring together experts from around the country to advance public health initiatives and celebrate collaborative learning. This year’s topics included Applied Qualitative Health Research, Reconsidering Violence as a Public Health Issue and Applied Project Management for Public Health and Health Care.


The Center for Public Health Practice team, who organizes the Summer Program in Population Health each year.

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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).