An increase in behavioral health providers is associated with a slight decrease in gun-related suicides, but the difference is small and points to a need to tackle gun violence in other ways, according to the authors of a new study.
Researchers from The Ohio State University compared national suicide data with national behavioral health employment data to determine what – if any –...Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »