Hyder Receives NSF Grant to Engage High School Students in Air Pollution Study

September 8, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Faculty, Research, environmental health sciences, Community

Ayaz Hyder, assistant professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences at the College of Public Health and affiliated faculty, Translational Data Analytics received an NSF grant along with colleague, Andrew May, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering.  This grant will be used to engage high school students as citizen sc

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Peng Selected as the Student Patient Engagement Fellow at the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)

September 7, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: PhD, Student Research, Students, Epidemology

Jin Peng, MD, MS, a PhD candidate in Epidemiology, has been selected as the SOPHE Student Patient Engagement Fellow for 2016-17. The fellowship is designed to recognize and train exceptional students to advance the research and practice of patient-centered care from the perspective of health education or behavioral science.

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Unproven Claims

August 5, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Tobacco, Epidemology, Faculty, Research, HSMP, Policy

A cross-disciplinary team of Ohio State researchers has discovered that e-cigarette manufacturers are making health claims that likely won't stand up to new Food and Drug Administration regulations.

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Raising tobacco sales age to 21 is best way to prevent lifelong addiction

July 27, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Tobacco, Research, Faculty, HSMP

Report: Increasing age would cut off supply to high-school students

Editor’s note: This is a national update of an Ohio-specific analysis (found here) released in 2015

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Early preschool bedtimes cut risk of obesity later on

July 14, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Faculty, Research, Epidemology

Early preschool bedtimes cut risk of obesity later on

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Benzo(a)pyrene exposure may lead to bacterial attacks

July 7, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: environmental health sciences, Research, Environment

Darryl B. Hood, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University, along with researchers from Meharry Medical College, University of Tennessee and Tulane University found that exposure to Benzo(a)Pyrene [B(a)P] may increase susceptibility to obtaining a bacterial infection.

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High blood sugar could mean lower risk of one type of brain tumor

June 20, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Faculty, epidemiology, Research

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In a surprising twist, benign brain tumors that have previously been tied to obesity and diabetes are less likely to emerge in those with high blood sugar, new research has found.

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Women’s long work hours linked to alarming increases in cancer, heart disease

June 20, 2016 by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: HSMP, Faculty, Research

Study links overtime to early development of chronic, life-threatening illness

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Women who put in long hours for the bulk of their careers may pay a steep price: life-threatening illnesses, including heart disease and cancer.

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Gallo receives R01 award from the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

June 10, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Faculty, Epidemology, Academic, Global Health, Infectious Disease, Maternal Health, Research

Maria Gallo, assistant professor in the Division of Epidemiology, received an R01 award from the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) for a project titled “Promoting condom use among women in established relationships.” Co-investigators on the study from The Ohio State University are John Casterline, professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences and Re

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Doctoral student receives first place at Public Health Combined Conference

May 25, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Student Research, Epidemology, PhD, Maternal Health

Jiska Loewenberg Weisband, a College of Public Health doctoral student specializing in epidemiology receive first place for her oral presentation at the Ohio Public Health Combined Conference which took place May 9-11 in Worthington, Ohio.

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