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Meet IHS graduate student, Kyndall Sifford

October 15, 2020

Fall 2020 marked the start of the Master of Integrated Health Studies (MIHS) program in the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Studies.  Meet Kyndall Sifford, one of the members of this inaugural class.  Kyndall also earned her Bachelor of Science in Integrated Healthcare Studies (BSIHS) from Ohio University. 

Diseases of Despair claim more than 1.9 million years of Ohioans' lives over 10-year period

October 14, 2020

Diseases of despair (substance overdose, suicide and alcohol-related cirrhosis) accounted for the sixth-most deaths and resulted in the fourth-most years of life lost in Ohio over a 10-year period, a new study by the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health showed.

OHIO's first-annual virtual Healthcare Career Fair is Oct. 14

October 9, 2020

OHIO's first-ever virtual Healthcare Career Fair is designed for students seeking opportunities in the healthcare field.

Students from all majors are welcome to attend and connect with healthcare employers looking to hire for a wide variety of positions, including: patient-facing care, administration, communications, operations and more. 

Meet IHS adjunct faculty member, Heather Duval-Foote

September 28, 2020

Meet IHS adjunct faculty Heather Duval-Foote.  Heather is currently teaching IHS 3020 Survey of Human Disease and will be teaching IHS 2112 Introduction to Interprofessional Education and Practice in Health Care and IHS 2220 Cultural Competency in Interprofessional Healthcare in the second session of fall semester, which begins October 19.

Dr. Robert Brannan

September 10, 2020

Dr. Robert Brannan is a professor within CHSP's School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness. His research interests include: attitudes concerning food-related topics such as gluten-free and veganism, strategies to reduce oil uptake during frying of foods and the Pawpaw. 

Dean Leite provides fall semester Phase 2 update for CHSP

September 8, 2020

CHSP Dean Randy Leite provides insight into what OHIO's Phase 2 announcement means for students within the College of Health Sciences and Professions.

Meet IHS adjunct faculty member Kay-Anne Darlington

August 21, 2020

Kay-Anne has taught or facilitated several IHS courses for the Global Health programs, including IHS 2190 Introduction to Immigrant and Migrant Health, IHS 2210 Introduction to Global Health and IHS 6190 Global Migration Health of Displaced Peoples; she is teaching IHS 5210 Fundamentals of Global Health for the first time later this fall.

CHSP’s Nutrition Treatment program offers telehealth counseling for campus, community members

August 20, 2020

The virtual program, which will take place fall 2020, consists of three, one-on-one nutritional counseling sessions and is free of charge. 

CHSP announces virtual Population Health Conference

August 20, 2020

"Advancing Health, Leading Change in Population Health" will be delivered virtually on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. The event will also provide continuing education hours for nurses, social workers and licensed counselors.

Professional Leadership Series virtual conference "Share the Vision: Engage, Inspire, Empower" is Sept. 23

August 18, 2020

Hosted by CHSP and The Alliance for Innovation in Population Health, the interactive sessions will focus on the skills needed to successfully lead transformation and the creation of a positive work environment.