Leslie Dawn Cooper struggled with addiction for years until her untimely death in 2009. The Portsmouth, Ohio, resident overdosed on oxycodone at the age of 34. If someone else was present at the time of her death, a witness intervention could have saved Cooper’s life. Read the full story here. Advertisements
While many of his retired friends express concern for youths’ work ethic, Guy Smalley finds hope: Hope in the drive and energy of the public health students he has advised to make a difference in the world by improving overall health outcomes. Smalley will take that hope into retirement at the end of December. Read… Read More Guy Smalley retires as first undergraduate adviser at CPH
A new NSF-funded project involving CPH assistant professor of environmental health sciences Ayaz Hyder, PhD, focuses on improving food security and community health through smarter regional food systems. 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… Read More “Smart Foodsheds” project aims to improve food security in Columbus, Sacramento
Two teams of health administration students each placed among top programs in national case competitions. Teams of students from the College of Public Health’s Masters of Health Administration (MHA) program competed and placed in the Baylor University Robbins Case Competition in Waco, Texas, and the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) Student Case Competition… Read More Master of Health Administration Students Place in National Case Competitions
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. Read the full story here.
Associate professor of biostatistics Rebecca Andridge, PhD, was selected once again to support and engage a new class of teachers at Ohio State. One way new professors at Ohio State gain support on their journeys as Buckeyes is through Faculty FIT, a year-long mentorship program pairing new and established faculty members. Rebecca Andridge, PhD, associate… Read More CPH Professor Re-selected as University Faculty Mentor
The College of Public Health presented the 2017 Champions of Public Health Awards on October 16 to five individuals and organizations for making strides in improving the health and well-being of Ohioans. Among the awardees were the Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio, which received the Dean’s Award for adhering to the needs of poor children, those with… Read More CPH honors the 2017 Champions of Public Health