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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Ohio State well represented at Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting

April 5, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: CERTS, Tobacco, Research, Student Research, Faculty

In early March, 20 faculty, staff and students from the College of Public Health attended the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) in Chicago.

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Public Health Undergraduate Recognized at Denman Research Forum

April 4, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Student Research, BSPH, Research, Students

Congratulations to Public Health undergraduate student, Elana Curry who was recognized at the 21st  Annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum this spring. More than 600 students in all disciplines presented posters on their research and creative activity projects on March 30 at the RPAC.

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