CPH Faculty and Postdocs Share Their Work at 2nd Annual Research Day

February 21, 2017 by Steve Barrish | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Research, Faculty

Abby Shoben presents at Research Day 2017

Twenty-eight faculty and postdoctoral researchers from all areas of the college shared their research with each other through presentations and posters at the 2nd Annual Research Day, held on Feb. 17 at Thompson Library.

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Ohio State Public Health Researcher Receives 4-Year NIH Grant to Better Assess Donor Quality and Predict Post-Transplantation Outcomes for Kidney Transplant Patients

February 8, 2017 by Steve Barrish | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Biostatistics, Research

Over 16,000 end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergo kidney transplantation in the United States every year. For most ESRD patients, successful kidney transplantation provides longer survival and a better quality of life than dialysis.

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Gates Foundation Awards Ohio State Public Health Researcher Grand Challenges Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

November 15, 2016 by Gary Snyder | Director of External Relations
Categories: Research

The College of Public Health has been awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations grant, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Alison Norris, MD, PhD, assistant pr

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College of Public Health Surpasses Goal in But for Ohio State Campaign, Increasing Support for Students and Improving Lives

November 8, 2016 by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: HSMP, Global Health, MHA, Research, Students, Faculty

The College of Public Health recently raised $9,802,439 during the But for Ohio State capital campaign, surpassing our goal by more than $500,000. The funds raised support education, research and community engagement, allowing faculty and students to make an impact in public health both locally and internationally. 

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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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