When Ohio Governor John Kasich passed through the sunlit atrium of the Ohio Statehouse one morning in early April, he noticed a meeting taking place with an all too familiar theme.
It was two days after Kasich gave his State of the State address in Sandusky, Ohio, where he discussed, among other needs, the opioid epidemic that has been ravaging his state. So when he stumbled...Read more »
For the fall/winter 2017 issue of our magazine, Ohio State Public Health, we sat down with Associate Dean for Research Christopher Weghorst, PhD, to talk about research at the college and the role his office plays to advance discoveries.
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Maria Gallo, PhD, associate professor in The Ohio State University College of Public Health’s Division of Epidemiology, received a $120,000 grant from the Society of Family Planning to help educate adult women about contraceptive options in Kingston, Jamaica.
Gallo and the research team hope to debunk myths and confusion surrounding contraceptive safety. Contraceptive methods often go...Read more »
With syphilis rates rising across the country, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has awarded a $1.589 million grant to The Ohio State University faculty members William Miller, MD, MPH, chair of the College of Public Health’s Division of Epidemiology, and Abigail Norris Turner, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the College of Medicine and CPH associate...Read more »
Ohio State public health student’s research on harmful algae blooms and cancer honored with the Science Communication Award at Great Lakes Research ConferenceWednesday, July 5, 2017
Igor Mrdjen, a PhD student in the College of Public Health’s Division of Environmental Health Sciences, has received the Science Communication Award at the International Association for Great Lakes Research’s 60th Annual Great Lakes Research Conference, held in Detroit in May.
Mrdjen’s research, titled “Evaluation of Cyanobacteria and Their Toxins in a Two-staged Model of...Read more »