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January 13, 2020

WellWorks, the employee and community wellness center located in Ohio University’s Grover Center on the Athens campus, is offering a special membership deal to University employees in January 2020.

“It’s our mission to create a supportive community for our members and employees and to remove barriers to wellbeing, so we’re offering our first month for $2 if new members enroll in direct…

January 10, 2020

Dustin Grooms, PhD, ATC, CSCS, an associate professor for Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions, has been bestowed with the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Research & Education Foundation’s New…

January 8, 2020

Ohio University alumnus Will Drabold felt that Joe Burrow’s Heisman Memorial Trophy acceptance speech was a call to action.

Burrow, the Louisiana State University quarterback and a native of The Plains, Ohio, was named the 85th recipient of the trophy on Saturday, Dec. 14. As he was holding back tears, Burrow thanked his family and coaches for supporting him…

December 18, 2019

It’s a great time to work as an allied health professional. Not only do they represent nearly 60 percent of the overall workforce in healthcare – they are also some of the most in-demand medically trained professionals in today’s healthcare industry. 

Allied health professionals can lead from a wide variety of job titles and positions; in fact, the profession is home to some of the…

December 17, 2019

Athens, Ohio (Dec. 16, 2019) — Ohio University’s Cory Cronin and Berkeley Franz have been awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to study the community benefit efforts conducted by for-profit hospitals in the United States.

The national grant, titled “Understanding For-Profit Hospitals as Community Anchors: Does a Corporate Mission Detract from a Social…

December 16, 2019

The Department of Social Work celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018 and the master’s program is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Ohio University has had a long-standing commitment to social work education. Nearly 70 years ago, the University instituted courses related to the provision of social services through the Department of Sociology. Included was the opportunity for field…

December 13, 2019

ATHENS, Ohio (Dec. 13, 2019) — Ohio University students and faculty convened with 13 other Appalachian-based colleges and universities during the 19th annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) Symposium in Washington, D.C. earlier this month.

OHIO students presented their capstone service-learning project, a collaboration with the Little Cities of Black Diamonds (LCBD…

December 6, 2019

Planned Parenthood Chat/Text Health Ambassador

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio (PPGOH) seek dynamic and effective volunteer/interns to support our Chat…

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…

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