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OHIO professor Laura Harris named to Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame

March 31, 2020

Laura Harris, a clinical professor in the School of Applied Sciences and Wellness with the College of Health Sciences and Professions at Ohio University, is the newest CHSP member to be inducted into the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall…

Becoming a nurse practitioner — What you need to know

March 24, 2020

Nurse practitioners (NP) are advanced practice registered nurses who are licensed clinicians who serve as both primary and specialty care providers. With their ability to manage care of patients across a variety of lifespans, NPs assess patients…

Joann Benigno

March 16, 2020

Joann Benigno is an assistant professor and coordinator in the School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences. Her research and professional interests include child language development and disorders, autism spectrum disorder,…

Faculty Spotlight: Michael Jessee Adkins

March 16, 2020

Dr. Michael Jessee Adkins currently teaches Graduate Veterans Health certificate courses as an adjunct instructor for the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Studies. The Graduate Veterans Health certificate provides students and/or post-…

Jerry and Sue Mann create endowment to encourage careers in healthcare

March 10, 2020

During their careers in healthcare, OHIO alumnus Dr. Jerry Mann, BS ’61, and his wife, Sue, developed a passion for service and a commitment to creating job opportunities in the health sciences.

The Manns have furthered their passion and…

Bobcat sisterhood turned family comes together to honor alumna

March 10, 2020

What began 30 years ago as an Ohio University sisterhood evolved into a full-fledged Bobcat family that, while scattered across the nation, has made time every year to come together – most recently to ensure that the legacy of one of their own, …

CHSP's 'Experiencing Health Professions' event demonstrates lasting impact of faculty research, teaching at OHIO

March 4, 2020

The Gait Lab, Healthy Village and interdisciplinary virtual reality experiences were just a few of the highlights of Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions’ (CHSP) first-ever “…

Interdisciplinary collaboration creates Healing Spaces

March 4, 2020

Fall semester therapeutic play students in SPH and students from the College of Fine Arts' interior architecture program collaborated to create healing spaces for healthcare settings. 

Marcus Barr

March 2, 2020

Marcus Barr is an assistant professor of instruction in the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness. His research and professional interests has led to publication of "The Effect of Ischemic Pre-Conditioning on Repeated High Intensity…