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Applied Health Sciences and Wellness

Where high-tech meets healing touch

The School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness is the home of the divisions of Athletic Training, Combined Master of Science and Dietetic Internship, Exercise Physiology, and Food and Nutrition Sciences. Our academic programs provide excellent classroom and hands-on experiences that prepare students for a variety of healthcare professions. The strong science foundation that is a part of all of our majors also makes our programs an excellent pathway for preparation for a variety of other professional programs, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant and medical school. Our goal is to help students reach their professional goals.

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AHSW director Dhiraj Vattem to participate with other OHIO scientists in study of therapeutic properties of natural products, including cannabis

Scientists at Ohio University’s Edison Biotechnology Institute have launched a five-year study of the therapeutic properties of natural products, including cannabis, in order to determine their effectiveness for treating medical conditions ranging from neurological disorders to diabetes to cancer. Read More

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Student Spotlights

Athletic Training

Arielle Gebhart, post-professional athletic training program alumni, is serving as a full-time Athletic Trainer at Warren High School.  She is paying forward and serving as the supervisor and mentor to Tara Handley, a current post-professional athletic training student.

Aaron Ngor, post-professional athletic training program student, is serving as a licensed athletic traininer for the Ohio University Marching 110. He is responsible for the overall health and injury care for the band's 250 members. He leads the team of SHAPe Clinic athletic trainers and athletic training students who accompany the band at all of their performances.

Joseph Downey, professional athletic training program student, is completing and internship at Northwestern University and he participated in a study abroad trip to Nicaragua.

Makayla Buehler, professional athletic program students, is invovled in OATA as a student senator and she is also serving as the secretary for the athletic training club.


Food and Nutrition Sciences

Kaylee Donas, nutrition undergraduate, will be completeing a Dietetic Internship at New York Presbyterian.

Nicole Thompson and Rachel Ritzenthaler, nutrition undergraduates, 1st graduates to be accepted to the new Ohio University combined master of science and dietetic internship program.