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Accomplishments

The College of Health Sciences and Professions is proud of the oustanding efforts put forth each day by our students, alumni, and faculty and staff.  We strive to not only give our students the best health focused academic programs, but to also actively engage them in clinical and community activities. Below are some of our recent accomplishments.

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  • CHSP receives $200,000 from 1804 Fund: Research projects involving faculty and staff in the College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) scooped up more than 40 percent of the $480,000 awarded in 2013 from the 1804 Fund. See story here
  • Kids on Campus lands $1.7 million in federal grants: The after-school and summer enrichment program for elementary schoolchildren and teens will use the funds to expand its reach. See story here
  • Assessment team provides key medical service for rural children: A little-known team of health professionals working out of Ohio University’s Grover Center has been helping families for the past five years, and recently it reached a milestone by assisting its 100th child.  See story here

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  • Youngsun Kim receives University Professor Award: The associate professor of communication sciences and disorders works with people who have swallowing disorders. See story here
  • Nutrition course offers a helping of history: In "Gardener and Gastronome," students learn about the foods and beverages of Thomas Jefferson's day. See story here
  • 17 CHSP students win research awards: See whose projects garnered accolades at Ohio University's Student Expo. See story here

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  • Atrium Café goes green: The cafe in Ohio University’s Grover Center has joined a handful of other Ohio eateries in achieving a “green” certification from a national organization that recognizes restaurants which follow environmentally sustainable practices.
  • CHSP is awarded $813,930 grant: Ohio University’s Health Sciences Center was awarded the Medicaid Technical Assistance and Policy Program (MEDTAPP) funds to support several projects designed to recruit, train and retain healthcare professionals to better serve the needs of Ohio’s Medicaid population.
  • Partnership to help at-risk children: Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) has taken on another community partner in its widening effort to improve the health and well-being of families in rural southeast Ohio -- the Athens County Child Advocacy Center, a nonprofit organization that provides services for child sexual abuse victims and their families.