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October 18, 2018

The College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) was a key sponsor in this year’s Hometown Heroes Dinner for the American Red Cross of Southeast Ohio held Thursday, Oct. 11.

CHSP sponsored the Workplace Hero award, received by Kevin Davis, superintendent of the Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities (ACBDD).

“CHSP’s mission involves educating students in health…

October 16, 2018

This summer, six public health scholars from Egypt visited Ohio University as part of the Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program. After 10 weeks of cross-cultural and academic experience, the program was deemed a resounding success.

“We achieved a lot of the objectives of the program,” said Gillian Ice, director of the Global Health Initiative (GHI) at OHIO. “On the last day they…

October 15, 2018

Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions is co-sponsoring the Leap to Faith in Recovery event with the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. The event takes place at Hocking College’s Student Center in Nelsonville on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

The roundtable format aims to bring faith- and community-based nonprofit organizations and churches from the…

October 11, 2018

Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) and partner agencies will use a RAPID response to address Southeast Ohio’s opioid epidemic thanks to a planning grant in the amount of $200,000 from the United States Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

The consortium titled its proposal Regional Approach to Prevent, Intervene and Discontinue (RAPID)…

October 10, 2018

Twenty-one faculty members of the College of Health Sciences and Professions were honored Sept. 20 at the 4th Annual OHIO Newsmakers Gala.

University Communications and Marketing (UCM), in partnership with the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, hosted the fourth annual Faculty Newsmakers Gala in the Baker University Center Ballroom. Created as a means of honoring…

October 8, 2018

The Appalachian Recovery Project (ARP) will hold a public meeting to discuss the future of the former Nelsonville prison facility on Oct. 15 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Inn at Hocking College in Nelsonville. Representatives of ARP, local law enforcement, treatment providers and other project partners will be on hand to discuss future plans, answer questions and listen to ideas for the facility. (…

October 3, 2018

Ohio University graduate Herbert E. Eglie is passionate about healthcare personnel communicating at a high level with patients; so much so that in 2014 he committed $1 million to establish the Herbert E. Eglie Patient Advocacy Fund. On Sept. 7, he was invited to the College of Health Sciences and Professions’ Student Scholarship Awards Reception where he was presented with a replica of a…

October 1, 2018

A 17-year veteran of Ohio University and decorated employee has been named the new chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Studies (IHS) in the College of Health Sciences and Professions.

Tobe Gillogly took the on the role this summer with the departure of interim chair Terry Cluse-Tolar. Her interest in the department stems from its own beginnings with the Bachelor of…

September 27, 2018

Quad Rugby fundraiser returns on Oct. 13

Some of the most fun you can have on two wheels is back in the form of Quad Rugby 2018.

The fundraiser is held for the Buckeye Blitz, a semi-professional quad rugby team based in Columbus, and is being hosted by the Ohio University physical therapy division on Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in OHIO’s Ping Center.

September 24, 2018

Nearly 100 of the top students in the College of Health Sciences and Professions were recognized for their achievements during the 39th Annual Scholarship Awards Reception held inside Ohio University’s Grover Center on Friday, Sept. 7.

“We have over 9,000 students enrolled in more than 30 academic majors across five schools and departments. Of those 9,000 — one of the largest health…

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