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Warning: tobacco products kill

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Marielle Brinkman, senior research scientist in the College of Public Health Division of Epidemiology

Use of tobacco products grew 38.3 percent among high school students in 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

College of Public Health senior research scientist Marielle Brinkman has worked over 18 years quantifying human exposures to the toxic chemicals from tobacco product use to support the regulation of these products.

Cigarettes first became...

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Protecting our future

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (Left to right) Aminat Adewumi, Sarah Hatcher, Farhiya Abdulrahman, Julia Engel, Kerry Jamieson

Sarah Hatcher, BSPH ’19  

I’m spending my semester working on research regarding women’s autonomy and its effects on spousal abuse in sub-Saharan Africa. This type of work is especially important to global health. When looking at developing countries, improving women’s education and opportunities not only results in healthier women, but also healthier children...

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BSPH students cap off semester with Capstone Poster Session

Monday, December 10, 2018 capstone poster session

Each semester, the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) Capstone Poster Session highlights the accomplishments of College of Public Health undergraduate students' capstone experiences and celebrates the faculty and staff who have helped the students reach their capstone goals.

The capstone project has been a required component of the BSPH curricula since the program's inception...

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New program boosts use of HIV medications in injection-drug users

Thursday, August 30, 2018 A relatively simple effort to provide counseling and connect injection-drug users with resources could prove powerful against the spread of HIV in a notoriously hard-to-reach population, new research suggests.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A relatively simple effort to provide counseling and connect injection-drug users with resources could prove powerful against the spread of HIV in a notoriously hard-to-reach population, new research suggests.

The study increased by almost 30 percent the use of...

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CPH staff member wins annual research paper contest

Friday, August 24, 2018 Brittney Keller-Hamilton, program manager, Division of Epidemiology

Epidemiology program manager Brittney Keller-Hamilton was announced as one of five winners in the 2018 annual Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) Student Research Paper Contest.

Keller-Hamilton was awarded in the doctoral category for her paper titled “Tobacco and Alcohol on Television: A...

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