Darryl Hood awarded by Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Environmental health sciences professor recognized for unwavering commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Darryl B. Hood, PhD

Darryl B. Hood, professor of environmental health sciences, received the 2022 Ruth C. Bailey Endowed Fund award from the Ohio State Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI). The recognition is based on Hood's enduring collegiality and unwavering devotion to ODI and the university's diversity, equity and inclusion goals and practices.

Established February 2012 with a gift from Mr. Vincenzo Ferranti, the Ruth C. Bailey Endowed Fund is intended to recognize a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated a significant contribution toward multicultural interaction and understanding. The recognition includes an award of $3,650.

Hood will be formally honored at ODI’s 2022 virtual Scholarship Reception this semester. 


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 29th among all colleges and programs of public health in the nation, and first in Ohio, by U.S. News and World Report. Its specialty programs are also considered among the best in the country. The MHA program is ranked 8th, the biostatistics specialty is ranked 22nd, the epidemiology specialty is ranked 25th and the health policy and management specialty is ranked 17th.