New Ohio Journal of Public Health issue focuses on COVID

Trio of op-eds by college faculty, students featured

July 2, 2020
Cover art credit: Kevin Murray, OSU BS Design 2019, Graphic Designer
Artist: Kevin Murray

The Ohio Journal of Public Health released its spring/summer 2020 issue this week — a compilation of research and perspective pieces focusing on the pandemic.

The new edition features three editorial pieces written by College of Public Health faculty and students:

    • Law and Ethics During a Public Health Crisis
      By public health and law professor Micah Berman, law professor Patricia Zettler and public health and law professor Efthimios Parasidis


    • An Opportunity for Future Public Health Professionals to Learn from Open Access COVID-19 Data
      By Robert Orellana, graduate students Angie Hetrick, Shibani Chettri and Zachary Webber and College of Medicine research scientist Sara Conroy


    • COVID-19 Impacts on Cancer Treatment — Nosocomial Infection, Therapy Disruption, and Research Application
      By graduate student Priscilla Connell

Professor of Epidemiology Amy Ferketich serves as editor of the journal, a biannual publication of the Ohio Public Health Association. The journal publishes peer-reviewed papers on public health topics including disease prevention, health policy, environmental health, social justice and public health education and practices relevant to Ohio.


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 7-ranked MHA degree program.  The College provides leadership and expertise for Ohio and the world through its Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Evaluation Studies (HOPES) and Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP).