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Ohio’s opioid crisis: ‘We're all in this together’

Thursday, October 26, 2017 A mural in the plaza of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

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...

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Team Science = Research Success: A Q&A with Dr. Chris Weghorst

Thursday, October 26, 2017

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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Grant to help Gallo debunk contraceptive myths in Kingston, Jamaica

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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...

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CPH faculty members receive $1.5 million CDC grant to study dramatic rise of syphilis

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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...

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Ohio State public health student’s research on harmful algae blooms and cancer honored with the Science Communication Award at Great Lakes Research Conference

Wednesday, 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...

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