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...
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 »
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) presented CPH faculty members Julianna Nemeth, PhD, and Steve Oghumu, PhD, with Career Development (K) Awards, providing them with additional funding for their research projects and developmental support in the early stages of their careers.
Nemeth, an...Read more »
Jin Peng, MD, MS, PhD candidate of epidemiology at The Ohio State University College of Public Health, received the Joseph J. Tepas Award at the 2017 Pediatric Trauma Society Annual Meeting in November. The competitive award is issued annually to recognize non-physician researchers who demonstrate excellence in pediatric trauma research.
Peng was honored for her dissertation research, “...Read more »