A new electronic health record app designed in the College of Public Health has potential to improve cardiovascular healthCategories: EPI, epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Care, Research
Although electronic health record (EHR) tools are a great help in tracking specific risk factors or diseases, not many are used to analyze factors that could contribute to chronic disease. Two College of Public Health professors are on a mission to improve communication between patients and providers in relation to cardiovascular health. Randi Foraker, assistant professor in the Division of...Read more »
Local ordinances in Appalachian states with weak statewide smoking regulations do not offer most residents adequate protection against second-hand smoke, according to a new study.
Researchers examined smoking-related ordinances at the community level in six Appalachian states. Based on their analysis, they said that efforts should be focused on enacting strong statewide clean indoor air...Read more »
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...Read more »
The Lake Erie Protection Fund project team from the college’s Division of Environmental Health Sciences recently contributed to Ohio State’s winning of the MatchMaestro award.
The MatchMaestro award was presented to Ohio State's Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) for the first quarter of 2012. The...Read more »
With the release of data at a conference on its current health landscape, Ohio has become one of the few states with the data infrastructure to measure the impact of the Affordable Care Act.Read more »
It was summer in Malawi, and the Norris-McDow-Turner families found themselves in an unusual situation trying to change a flat tire-- and not just because they were in Africa.
They were in a safari park, with a setting sun, and wildlife wandering within eyesight. Neither car jack was tall enough to lift their van to change the tire.
After 90 minutes of trial and error, Harry...Read more »
For the next two years Allahna Esber, a doctoral student in epidemiology, will be studying human papillomavirus and HPV-related health conditions in a cohort of rural Malawian women. Esber was awarded the National Institutes of Health Center for Advancing Translational Sciences TL1 mentored research traineeship, which began May 1. The award includes...Read more »