Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson, PhD, MPH

Get to Know: Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson

Ohio State Public Health’s Erinn Aulfinger sat down with assistant professor Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson, PhD, MPH, who joined the College of Public Health’s Division of Epidemiology this academic year. Dr. Sealy-Jefferson has an MPH in public health practice from Wayne State University and a PhD in epidemiological sciences from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health.   


Students Hannah Piscalko (front left) and Elli Schwartz (front right), with epidemiology research associate Deborah Jones (back center), delivering winter clothing to officials in Scioto County.

Students deliver winter clothing to those in need

CPH students delivered donations for the second annual winter clothing drive, benefiting families in southern Ohio affected by the opioid epidemic. 



Renée Watts, facilities manager

Renée Watts retires after 17 years with college

As facilities manager, Watts played a critical role in the renovation of Cunz Hall and bringing faculty and staff under one roof.


capstone poster session

BSPH students cap off semester with Capstone Poster Session

Undergraduate students approaching graduation gained invaluable experience in areas such as human trafficking, pharmaceuticals and more, and presented their work at a poster session on Dec. 6.


The 2018 Champions of Public Health awardees.

College honors 2018 Champions of Public Health

Public health leaders, practitioners, organizations and educators were among the seven honorees at the college's annual awards ceremony on Tuesday.


Harm reduction panel

College organizes conference on harm reduction

Over 100 participants gathered at the Columbus Foundation in November for a two-day conference focused on harm reduction and substance use.