Team Science = Research Success: A Q&A with Dr. Chris Weghorst

CPH Associate Dean for Research Chris Weghorst, PhD

For the fall/winter 2017 issue of our magazine, Ohio State Public Health, we sat down with Associate Dean for Research Christopher Weghorst, PhD, to talk about research at the college and the role his office plays to advance discoveries.


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Ohio’s opioid crisis: ‘We're all in this together’

A mural in the plaza of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

When Ohio Governor John Kasich passed through the sunlit atrium of the Ohio Statehouse one morning in early April, he noticed a meeting taking place with an all too familiar theme.

It was two days after Kasich gave his State of the State address in Sandusky, Ohio,...

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Shear Advocate: The indomitable Al Edmondson clips hair, grows hope for all

Jonathan Robinson '17 and mentor Al Edmondson

“When I was in elementary school, my dad would cut my hair.  I used to get mad at him because he would always nick me and mess up.  The final straw was one time he was cutting my hair pretty low and he put a big hole in my hair.  I had a huge bald spot and everyone was making...

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From Columbus to Kabul: Working to improve reproductive and sexual health

Ohio State faculty members Maria Gallo, Alison Norris, William Miller and Marcel Yotebieng

Assessing how to build a hospital for mothers and children in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Deciphering why syphilis rates in the U.S. have skyrocketed.

Creating an accurate measure of contraceptive use among Vietnamese women.


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Students demonstrate knowledge, skill through case competitions

Team of Ohio State undergraduate public health students

Students in all programs at The Ohio State University College of Public Health acquire the knowledge and tools to solve the world’s most pressing public health and health care challenges. Some put their knowledge to the test in case competitions throughout the year....

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MHA Class of ’74 reaches endowed scholarship goal, doubles impact

The Ohio State University Health Administration Class of 1974.

For many, philanthropy is a deeply personal way to pave the path for those who will follow in their footsteps. For members of The Ohio State University’s Hospital and Health Administration Class of 1974, it was also a way to mark decades of collective success since...

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Shymanski takes on new opportunities after 15 years at CPH

Don Shymanski

As director of information systems, Shymanski pioneered a digital environment of security and productivity for CPH faculty, staff and students.

The rise of the Internet has offered academic institutions like the College of Public Health myriad opportunities to...

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