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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When Alison Norris came to The Ohio State University four years ago for a joint appointment as an assistant professor in the Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and the Division of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, it didn’t take her long to find the resources she needed to initiate what has grown into a robust, multi-disciplinary reproductive health research program in...Read more »
Two undergraduate researchers in Associate Professor Qinghua Sun's lab worked on a project that was recently accepted for publication by Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, a journal of the American Heart Association.
Zubin Yavar and Matt Verdin worked with Sun on the project, titled "Effect of early particulate air pollution exposure on obesity in mice." It's...Read more »
Congratulations to Amy Ferketich, professor of epidemiology, who received the Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor award at the 2016 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum.
This award recognizes...Read more »
Hong Zhu, assistant professor in the Division of Biostatistics, has been selected to receive a Statistics in Epidemiology Young Investigator Award for her paper, "Inference on the bivariate survival data with interval sampling through Kendall's tau: testing and association measure."
This award honors the best papers from young investigators in the field of statistics...Read more »
Seven undergraduate students from the College of Public Health presented their thesis research on March 29 at the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum held at OSU, with two students receiving awards for their research.
Montgomry Burgoon, Katherine Friedman, Lea Ghastine, Sarah Jossart, Rana Khalil, Allison Porter and Mariah Wood presented their...Read more »