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December 3, 2019

Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) prides itself on being able to make a positive impact in the community. Doing so depends greatly on the actions of numerous area partners, and, on Oct. 23, CHSP expressed its appreciation to those partners with the first Gratitude Gathering event at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville.

“Often the nature of our work…

December 2, 2019

Social work students, Marissa Grotsky and Tasha Stout presented a poster at the NASW conference titled "The Impact of Race on Mental Health Diagnoses." The presentation was the result of a scoping literature review to glean information about adolescents and their mental health diagnoses. The research question explored was, "How does race impact specific mental health diagnoses?" 

This…

December 2, 2019

As Mona Miliner immersed herself in all the sights and sounds of Grover Center and Ohio University during the 2019 Homecoming weekend, she couldn’t help but notice how the campus had changed since her time as a student more than 20 years ago.

However, even though the scenery had evolved since the mid-1990s, Miliner noted that the feeling of being home away from home and her…

November 26, 2019

Bryan Darst was still in high school when he found himself speeding down a dark stretch of highway in the backseat of an old, burgundy Pontiac Grand Am. He and his friends were between Gallia County and Jackson County, Ohio, when he heard the gunshot.

Darst twisted his body to view a shattered back window and its culprit — a 12-gauge shotgun resting between a side mirror and the frame…

November 25, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 2, Ohio University Neuroscience Research Day (OUNSRD) took place at Lake Hope Lodge, McArthur, Ohio. The event offered a look into the neuroscience-related research happening at Ohio University (OHIO). Patricia Jensen, Ph.D., of the National Institute of Health/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences was the keynote speaker for the event. The rest of the day…

November 25, 2019

Athens, Ohio — Coming off a 2018 event that raised $10,540 for Serenity Grove, the annual Purple Gala— presented by the senior nursing class of Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions — is hoping to do even more this year. The 2019 Purple Gala is set for Dec. 3 at Ohio University’s Baker Center Ballroom beginning at 6 p.m.

The Purple Gala is an…

November 21, 2019

Athens, Ohio – On the third Thursday of November every year, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH), the member organization for each of the 50 State Offices of Rural Health (SORH), leads National Rural Health Day (NRHD), an annual day of recognition, shining a light on those who serve the vital health needs of the estimated 57 million people…

November 18, 2019

What is burnout?

It’s no secret that healthcare professionals run a high risk of burnout. Demanding schedules, an increasing focus on performance measures and an emotionally intense environment can take a toll. Burnout can manifest itself in a number of ways. Feelings of exhaustion, disinterest, lack of compassion, cynicism and an impression of ineffective job…

November 18, 2019

Obtaining an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is one of the best ways an RN can advance a career in the nursing profession. Nurses with a bachelor’s degree earn a higher average yearly salary than those without a BSN and healthcare organizations and employers regularly seek out highly educated personnel to fill…

November 13, 2019

What is burnout?

It’s no secret that healthcare professionals run a high risk of burnout. Demanding schedules, an increasing focus on performance measures and an emotionally intense environment can take a toll. Burnout can manifest itself in a number of ways. Feelings of exhaustion, disinterest, lack of compassion, cynicism and an impression of…

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