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Diseases of Despair claim more than 1.9 million years of Ohioans' lives over 10-year period

October 14, 2020

Diseases of despair (substance overdose, suicide and alcohol-related cirrhosis) accounted for the sixth-most deaths and resulted in the fourth-most years of life lost in Ohio over a 10-year period, a new study by the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health showed.

OHIO's first-annual virtual Healthcare Career Fair is Oct. 14

October 9, 2020

OHIO's first-ever virtual Healthcare Career Fair is designed for students seeking opportunities in the healthcare field.

Students from all majors are welcome to attend and connect with healthcare employers looking to hire for a wide variety of positions, including: patient-facing care, administration, communications, operations and more. 

Dean Leite provides fall semester Phase 2 update for CHSP

September 8, 2020

CHSP Dean Randy Leite provides insight into what OHIO's Phase 2 announcement means for students within the College of Health Sciences and Professions.

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.

CHSP honors outstanding senior students with numerous awards, honors

May 8, 2020

Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions proudly announced its 2020 Outstanding Graduate Award recipients last week.

Of the more than 8,500 students enrolled in the college, 36 individuals were virtually recognized with honors this year.

Numerous CHSP faculty and staff honored during virtual 2020 Women's Achievement Dinner

May 4, 2020

The College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) was well represented during the 2020 Women’s Achievement Dinner awards ceremony, as five members of its faculty and staff were honored during a virtual event on April 30.

Celebrating the Class of 2020: Hay Spurgeon

May 1, 2020

Although Hayden Spurgeon plans to pursue her master’s degree in social work at the University of Houston, her ultimate goal is to someday return to Athens and Ohio University to pursue her professional career.

Spurgeon is graduating a year early with dual degrees in social work and women’s gender and sexuality as well as a minor in psychology. It’s safe to say Spurgeon made the most of her time at OHIO — and that OHIO equally had a positive, lasting effect on her.

Special online celebration held for OHIO's BSN nursing class of 2020

April 23, 2020

The event was remote but close to the hearts of graduating students. Its attendees were separate, yet together – It was the perfect observance in the midst of an imperfect situation.

Amid a global pandemic that has upended higher education courses and graduation plans across the country, a unique online celebration was held for nursing seniors graduating early from Ohio University’s School of Nursing.

Several CHSP programs recognized nationally in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings

April 21, 2020

Four graduate programs in the College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) have earned national recognition within the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

The Speech-Language Pathology program moved tied for 45th in the nation in the 2020 rankings. Audiology earned a tie for 46th, Physical Therapy tied for 57th and Social Work is ranked 96th overall.

CHSP joins Athens County COVID-19 response team

April 21, 2020

City of Athens Mayor Steve Patterson has invited CHSP and other Ohio University officials to join a small group of community leaders to assess the potential social, economic and health issues for Southeast Ohio in the county’s continued fight against COVID-19.