Over winter break Stanley Lemeshow, dean of the College of Public health, traveled to Ethiopia along with other Ohio State health science deans, faculty, and a student. For four days the group met with counterparts at Addis Ababa University and the University of Gondar, and toured medical facilities. They met with the President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde Giorgis, as well.
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This past summer Rachel Rohrbach, a junior in the Bachelor of Science in Public Health program, was one of seven students chosen to be part of Ohio State’s Center for Population Health and Health Disparities Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Program. Through this 11-week program Rohrbach was able to complete...Read more »
College of Public Health tasked with evaluating state health department’s prevention and intervention programs
The Ohio Department of Health recently awarded The Ohio State University College of Public Health with a $255,000 contract to assess several of the state health department’s highest-profile prevention and intervention programs. Evaluations will be conducted of the following ODH programs: Creating Healthy Communities, Injury Prevention Sub-Grantee Planning and Technical Assistance, Project DAWN...Read more »
A new program at Ohio State will train doctors, nurses and other health professionals on methods that compare emerging technologies and treatment options for serious illnesses and injuries.
The training provides a general introduction to Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) and in-depth instruction on specific CER methods.
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Chineze Okpalaoka, a global health minor and Mushtaq Dualeh, a College of Public Health undergraduate student, have both been selected as 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholars.
Okpalaoka will be traveling to South Africa to serve as a high school English...Read more »
Jaime Joseph, a Master of Public Health student in the College of Public Health's Program for Experienced Professionals, chose to revamp a therapeutic garden at the Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital as part of his practicum project.
After six months of hard work, patients can now enjoy fragrant flowers and homegrown vegetables and herbs while spending long stays at the hospital. Located...Read more »
Congratulations to Public Health undergraduate student, Elana Curry who was recognized at the 21st Annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum this spring. More than 600 students in all disciplines presented posters on their research and creative activity projects on March 30 at the RPAC.
Research on e-cigarette use among Ohio Appalachian adults who wanted to quit...Read more »