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 »
Epidemiology doctoral student Courtney Dewart won a scholarship to attend the 2018 North American Forum on Family Planning next month in New Orleans.
Since its commencement in 2011, the three-day annual forum, co-sponsored by the Society of Family Planning, Planned Parenthood Federation...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 »
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...Read more »
Harmful algae isn’t just a problem for high-profile bodies of water – it poses serious, toxic threats in small ponds and lakes as well, new research has found.
A team of researchers from The Ohio State University examined water samples from two dozen ponds and small lakes in rural Ohio and found...
Li Li, MS, a doctoral student of epidemiology at the Ohio State University College of Public Health, is the first author of an article examining individual- and state-level factors associated with teens texting while driving. The study, done in conjunction with researchers from The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...Read more »
A study conducted by researchers with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians shows a significant increase in EMS administration of naloxone during a recent five-year period. Naloxone is a life-saving drug...Read more »
In March, three of the college’s doctoral students placed in the top three in their respective categories at the Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum.
Brittany Keller-Hamilton (epidemiology) placed second for her research on the effects of outdoor tobacco advertising on young males; Seungjen Lee (environmental health sciences) placed second with his research on microcystin...Read more »
CPH researchers Susan Olivo-Marston, PhD, MPH, Olorunfemi Adetona, PhD, and Darryl Hood, PhD, are building off of this study to find ways to improve firefighters’ occupational safety.
The team will use biological markers in firefighters to identify which specific contaminants emitted in structural fire smoke are associated with cancer.
Olivo-Marston, assistant professor of...Read more »
Although food is mass produced to feed the world’s population, health and nutritional disparities like food insecurity still affect millions of lives. Working to address these disparities is Ayaz Hyder, PhD, assistant professor of environmental health sciences at the College of Public Health. Hyder is co-principal investigator on a new National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project aimed at...Read more »