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Loved one’s death could spur aggressive measures against breast cancer

Tasleem Padamsee, PhD, assistant professor of health services management and policy

Women whose family members or friends died of cancer were far more likely to approach prevention aggressively than were those whose loved ones survived the disease, found a team of researchers at The Ohio State University.

“The cancer of someone you care about is a...

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A Head Start

Kirsten Chrzan, Master of Public Health, epidemiology

The first life I saved was a heroin overdose victim in her early thirties. She was found by her father unconscious on her bedroom floor. She was cyanotic with a thready pulse and was not...

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Research forums a rite of passage for many students

Mikafui Dzotsi and Christopher Weghorst, PhD

In March, three of the college’s doctoral students placed in the top three in their respective categories at the Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum.

Brittany Keller-Hamilton (epidemiology) placed second for her research on the effects of outdoor tobacco...

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CPH honors former EPA administrator at Pre-Commencement

McCarthy intentionally linked national environmental policy to public health initiatives in her tenure as EPA administrator under President Barack Obama, shifting the landscape of environmental policy at the time. Her initiatives protected...

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Crisis Intervention, Campus Innovation

A team whose proposal was selected for grant funding.

The hill is steep in the battle against opioids. Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. climbed 21 percent in 2016 from the year before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and nearly two-thirds of those deaths involved prescription or illicit opioids....

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Breaking Ground: Lisa Sloane '07

Lisa Sloane, MHA '07

Many health care administrators turn to value-based care as a delivery model to improve care processes and quality. These improvements often achieve better patient outcomes and decrease health care costs for providers and patients alike—a win-win.

Our current value-...

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Get to Know: Patrick Schnell

Patrick Shnell of Ohio State's College of Public Health

You’re a Buckeye alum who pursued your doctorate at the University of Minnesota. What brought you back to Ohio State?

I grew up in this midwestern, urban culture, and both my family and my wife’s family live in Cincinnati. When I decided to keep doing...

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