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September 18, 2019

Ohio University, as part of its continued effort to combat Ohio’s opioid epidemic by providing experts and resources, and by creating partnerships with local and state leaders, will host the Community Symposium on Opioid Interventions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at the Margaret M. Walter Hall Rotunda on the Athens Campus.

The event is free and open to the public; …

September 18, 2019

For the past four decades, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) faculty and staff have provided exceptional education and leadership to thousands of students as part of its mission to train the best healthcare professionals in the world.

To date, CHSP has graduated more than 33,000 alumni who continue to make a…

September 9, 2019

Integrated Healthcare Studies (IHS) majors gathered on Sunday to complete the Career Readiness Training Program. The program was facilitated by Megan Zech, a career coach in the Career and Leadership Development Center, who connects CHSP students to career resources.

The workshop…

August 26, 2019

ATHENS, Ohio (Aug. 23, 2019) – The Appalachian Ohio Opioid Workforce Expansion project award was made to Dr. Deborah Henderson, director of Ohio University’s School of Nursing (SON), for $1.35 million. The grant was awarded through the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services…

August 9, 2019

Christina Lynn Corso, M.S., CCC-SLP, a doctoral student in the department of Communication Science and Disorders at Ohio University, recently received The Gary S. Neiman Graduate Student Research Award. Funding from the award will be used to fund travel expenses for data collection for her current study: “IEP Team Perceptions on Individuals with Multiple Disabilities using Smart Speakers with…

August 9, 2019

New study details firearm fatality statistics from 2008-2018

In light of the recent tragic events in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health (The Alliance) has released research showing nearly 500,000 years of life were lost in Ohio due to gun violence from 2009-2018. While this research is in no way exclusive to mass shootings,…

August 8, 2019

James Clemente enlisted in the United States Army in 1985 and served through 2007. Upon retirement, he questioned where his path would lead. He only knew that he wanted to help people.

Clemente, 55, first thought he might become an air marshal. However, his wife, Ann, asked him to obtain a position that would not require carrying a firearm again. He found instead a sense of purpose in…

July 24, 2019

Delia “DeeDee” Grantham took a deep breath and tried to calm her nerves as she paced in front of her laptop computer. She had rehearsed what she wanted to say over and over and was anxious to hear from Top Hat — a learning platform for higher education offering thousands of dollars in scholarships.

The screen suddenly came to life with the image of Top…

July 23, 2019

After the success of the inaugural class of Egypt@Ohio in the summer of 2018, the program has welcomed a new group of six public health scholars from Egypt to Ohio University.

The scholars — part of the Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program — arrived on campus on June 30. This year’s cohort is composed of: Dena Abozaid, May Adham, Yasmine Amrousy…

July 22, 2019

National statistics continue to show the need for highly-trained, knowledgeable nurses. In an effort to help deliver top-of-the-line education to more areas across the nation, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and School of Nursing announces the expansion of its Master of Science…

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