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Community and Public Health

Community and Public Health

The field of community and public health examines how health issues are affected by social, behavioral and environmental factors. Professionals in community health work to advance health promotion efforts in a variety of international and national organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO); the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); state and local health departments; community-based organizations; corporate wellness programs; voluntary organizations and healthcare facilities.

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Ohio University awarded national grant to study community-benefit investments made by for-profit healthcare organizations

Ohio University’s Cory Cronin and Berkeley Franz have been awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to study the community benefit efforts conducted by for-profit hospitals in the United States.

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