CPH students raise over $2,000 for Ohio State’s BuckeyeThon

CPH BuckeyeThon team

A team of public health students raised over $2,000 during Ohio State’s BuckeyeThon in February. This was the first team led by public health students to participate in the annual 24-hour dance marathon.

“It was an amazing experience to participate in this year’s...

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The Passing of Dr. Melvin Moeschberger

Melvin Moeschberger, PhD

Professor emeritus of biostatistics Melvin “Mel” Moeschberger, PhD, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, at his home in Fishers, Indiana, at the age of 78.

After receiving a BS in mathematics and chemistry from Taylor University, an MS in mathematics from Ohio University and...

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Get to Know: Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson

Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson, PhD, MPH

What made you decide to come to The Ohio State University?

I am originally from Detroit where there's a very striking racial disparity in preterm birth, the adverse birth outcome on which I focus. I found that Columbus’s preterm birth outcome is one of...

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The Student: Elli Schwartz

Elli Schwartz, environmental public health

I was fortunate last summer to spend 10 weeks in Malawi, the “Warm Heart of Africa.” I traveled to this small country in the southeastern part of the continent to work on an epidemiological study through the UNC Project-Malawi, under the direction of William Miller, MD, PhD, ...

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The Graduate: Mary DiOrio

Mary DiOrio, MD, MPH

You never know how your career may change over time. If you are open to new opportunities, you may be surprised at the path you take.  

When I completed my Master of Public Health (MPH) at The Ohio...

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It’s All Connected: Ohio State’s commitment to Global One Health unwavering as environmental needs expand

A mass rabies vaccination training in Addis Ababa, January 2018. (Photo credit: Maria Belu)

The relationship between regional development and public health can be a rocky one. On the one hand, economic growth offers more opportunity for prosperity, which can lead to better health care and longer life expectancy. On the other hand, growth and development put greater...

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