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CHSP shares information related to OHIO’s phased reopening for fall 2020

August 5, 2020

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

Dr. Melvina Brandau

July 6, 2020

Dr. Melvina Brandau is an assistant professor within CHSP’s School of Nursing. Her research and academic areas of interest include cyberbullying and bullying among adolescents, adolescent violence and risky behavior and Appalachian youth. 

CHSP, multiple state coalitions and partners provide insight into impact of suicide across Ohio

July 6, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to grip the nation and dominate headlines, suicide equally remains an important public health issue in Ohio, and a new collaboration has created an analytical deep dive of data into suicide deaths between 2009-2018.

Meet IHS adjunct faculty member, Elizabeth (Bettie) Bow.

June 30, 2020

Meet IHS adjunct faculty member, Elizabeth (Bettie) Bow.  Bettie previously taught in the public-school system for twenty-five plus years.  Currently, she teaches IHS 3700J, this class is intended for juniors or seniors. Clarity of expression through various formats of exchange is an important professional skill. This course explores different formats specifically utilized within the health…

Virtual simulation in Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs

June 18, 2020

“There are many opportunities for virtual and augmented realities to be utilized in nursing education. Our profession as a whole is just beginning to understand the potential for this type of learning,” Dr. Buchman explained. “vSim helps learners to develop confidence in their knowledge, skills and the attitudes of their profession, which is extremely…

Congratulations to our 2020 IHS outstanding undergraduate student: Lori Wike

June 10, 2020

The Department of Interdisciplinary Health Studies would like to congratulate the 2020 IHS outstanding undergraduate student, Lori Wike.  Lori recently completed the Bachelor of Integrated Healthcare Studies degree via eCampus. Learn more about Wike here.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Averion

May 19, 2020

Lisa Averion is currently an IHS adjunct faculty member.  She teaches IHS 3700J: Writing in Health Sciences & Professions, IHS 3600 Interpretations of Health and Medicine Through Literature and IHS 4447: Critical Thinking and Reasoning in Clinical Problem Solving. These courses are offered online via Athens Online and eCampus. Click here to learn more about Lisa.

Continuing education for nurses provide better opportunities

May 13, 2020

The healthcare industry is constantly changing and evolving. And, although appropriate education and training remain vital to becoming a nurse, staying on top of the latest instruction and techniques through nursing professional development and continuing education has become increasingly paramount for nurses interested in increasing their skills, reliability, marketability and earning…