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Sunita Shakya, doctoral student in the College of Public Health. 

Public health professor investigates lead blood levels among resettled refugee children

Shams Mustafa August 25, 2019

Substance abuse, obesity and nutrition have recently been some of the most important public health issues concerning scientific scholars and pediatricians. But in recent years, lead poisoning has come...

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Graduate student wins PITCH U competition with water filtration system

Abigail Winternitz January 29, 2017

Shanice Cheatham, a graduate student in the College of Public Health, recently took first place in the Burton D. Morgan Foundation PITCH U elevator competition with her Endemic Filtration Portable Water...

USG proposes tobacco-free campus

Anthony Calvaruso February 10, 2016

Chelsea Kennedy, senator for the College of Public Health, proposed a Tobacco Free Campus resolution at Undergraduate Student Governments's second meeting this semester.The resolution, which has been in...

College of Public Health to add new international courses

Jessa Schroeder July 23, 2015

Kent State’s College of Public Health partnered with the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), a Brazilian science and technology health institution, to develop courses on international public health.The...

New Public Health online master’s program offered

Jessa Schroeder July 9, 2015

The College of Public Health at Kent State University recently launched its online master’s program in Health Policy and Management. Willie H. Oglesby, assistant professor and director of the program,...

College of Public Health looks to get fully accredited

Kelsie Britton April 30, 2015

The College of Public Health looks forward to becoming fully accredited this year."Accreditation essentially is like a seal of approval that basically says we have met certain quality standards," Ken Slenkovich,...

Cassandra Pegg-Kirby, assistant director for the Womens Center, educates students on the Green Dot Program and hands out informational pamphlets. Doing something and doing nothing are both choices, she said Thursday, Oct. 29, 2014.

Green Dot program to offer gender and communication certificate

Jessica Darling March 9, 2015

The Green Dot program at Kent State will certify students in a Gender and Communication class on Thursday, March 12.Green Dot certification, an eight-hour training program, is designed to help students...

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A wounded healer: Amanda Goodwin

Mark Oprea February 18, 2015

The soon-to-be bride walks around the daylight in her house, cradling her 10-pound white shichon Haylie up against her chest. She smiles with rose-colored lips. Her almond hair curls into her chin. Her...

Madison Davis, (on left) a senior health care administration major, speaks with Sam Rubens, the administrator of the Akron Regional Air Quality Management District.

College of Public Health hosts first Career Day

Kelsey Drumm January 22, 2015

College of Public Health offered its first annual Career Day for its students Thursday in Moulton Hall.The day was dedicated to speaking with future employers, participating in career workshops and learning...

D. Blake Stringer teaches his aeronautics class Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014.

Kent professors bring military experiences to the classroom

Leanne O’Neill January 15, 2015

Currently, there are 620 veteran students attending Kent State; however, there are also 200 working for the university, according to the Center for Adult and Veteran Services.Among these professors is...

University to offer Ebola course spring semester

Samantha Ickes November 6, 2014

Dallas nurse Amber Vinson’s visit to the Akron area days before she tested positive for the Ebola virus caused concern in the Kent community, especially since three of Vinson’s relatives work on the...

New online mater’s degree created to benefit the needs of busy students

Samantha Ickes September 24, 2014

The university adopted a new health insurance policy this fall semester because of the changes made by the Affordable Care Act in January 2014.“The policy change, in design and the coverage, was due...

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