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April 19, 2019

Dr. Charles “Chad” Starkey, AT, FNATA of Athens, Ohio has recently been selected for induction into the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association (OATA) Hall of Fame. Dr. Starkey has been Professor and Associate Director of Athletic Training at Ohio University in Athens from 2005 to the present day.

OATA Hall of Fame inductees are…

April 18, 2019

Athens, Ohio (April 18, 2019) — Ohio University has announced that it will partner with multiple universities across the state as part of a $65.9 million federally-funded study geared toward reducing Ohio’s opioid overdose rate by 40 percent over the next three years.

The new Ohio-based initiative,…

April 10, 2019

Ohio University faculty, students and alumni attended the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Conference; which was held this year in Columbus, Ohio. According to the AAA website, the annual conference and exposition is the world’s largest gathering of audiologists. During the four day conference, participants attended educational sessions, explored the latest in hearing technology, and…

April 10, 2019

A woman is suffering from end-stage pancreatic cancer while concurrently selling her prescribed opiates to support an addiction to methamphetamine. She then returns to her physician for more prescribed medication as her pain worsens.

What should the treatment team do? What would you do?

The above scenario was just one of the many thoughtful topics and shared discussions…

April 8, 2019

The Appalachian Recovery Project (ARP), Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) and key University partners will soon be able to provide increased support to women across five Appalachian counties in their fight to overcome addiction through a $1.1 million POWER grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).

The new grant funding will be utilized to…

April 8, 2019

April 1-5, 2019 was Public Health Week!


Monday — Healthy Communities

Tuesday — Violence Prevention

Wednesday — Rural Health

Thursday — Technology and Public…

April 4, 2019

Ohio University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has graduated its first cohort and, as much as the group of 13 made its mark on the inauguration of the DNP, the personalized and quality educational benefits of the program equally left a positive, long-lasting impact on its new graduates.

Dr. Natalie Perry,…

April 2, 2019

On Saturday, March 23, the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Studies and the College of Fine Arts teamed up to provide the first Healthy Village graduate workshop to the Combined Master of Science and Dietetic Internship students from the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness. During this workshop called “Consent and Communication,” graduate students…

March 28, 2019

WHAT: Leadership from Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and Governor DeWine’s Office of Appalachia will visit Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) to share a breaking news announcement regarding the Appalachian Recovery Project (formerly the Hocking Correctional Facility repurposing project). Media will receive approximately 10-15 minutes to…

March 25, 2019

A new, forward-thinking partnership between Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) and Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds will provide athletic trainers in CHSP’s Division of Athletic Training with the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and work with many of the country’s current and future baseball stars.

In the coming months, select…

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