Stories tagged with: Health Research

New study reveals how Ohio hospitals and health departments can join forces to tackle poor mental health, substance use and obesity

June 11, 2024 OHIO researchers coauthor paper exploring the alignment between hospitals and public health departments in addressing community health needs in the state of Ohio.

Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine receives prestigious $2.4 million NIH grant to examine skeletal muscle performance and metabolism

June 6, 2024 The NIH recently awarded Heritage College researchers a grant for over $2.4 million that will fuel groundbreaking research in skeletal muscle performance and metabolism.

Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine adds mini mobile unit to health clinic fleet

April 4, 2024 The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has added a new mobile unit to its fleet to be used by the Heritage Community Clinic to provide free medical services in Southeast Ohio.

Ohio University and the City of Dublin continue partnership to bring health-centered conversations to community

March 28, 2024 Ohio University and the City of Dublin are continuing their partnership with the next program of the OHIO Dublin Speaker Series. The speaker series brings awareness to relevant health-related topics.

More mental health care for the region: Ohio University, West Virginia Northern Community College sign articulation agreements

March 22, 2024 OHIO and West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) are combining efforts to tackle this problem by providing a seamless transfer pathways for students working toward a bachelor’s degree in social work or criminal justice.

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine researchers link social factors with diabetes rates in Appalachia

March 19, 2024 Three social determinants of health significantly correlate with southeast Ohio diabetes rates according to a recent study by Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine researchers.

'You're a bridge. You are the community.'

March 14, 2024 How OHIO-trained community health workers connect with and care for the people in their region.

OHIO researchers join statewide effort to combat mental health, substance use epidemic

March 13, 2024 A team of researchers from Ohio University is joining a statewide initiative to identify the leading causes of mental health challenges, suicide, and substance use disorder in Ohio communities.

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Ohio University launches new nurse anesthesia program in partnership with OhioHealth

March 1, 2024 Ohio University's College of Health Sciences and Professions is addressing the growing demand for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) nationwide with a new anesthesia program in collaboration with OhioHealth Grant Medical Center. The program will launch in fall 2024.

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine professor shapes national standards of diabetes care

February 23, 2024 Elizabeth Beverly, Ph.D., will serve on the American Diabetes Association’s Professional Practice Committee to establish the national Standards of Care in Diabetes. 

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine researcher finds correlation between hookah use and postpartum depression

February 19, 2024 Symptoms of postpartum depression are higher among women who used hookahs before or during pregnancy, according to a study led by Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine's Zelalem Haile, Ph.D.

Ohio University Health Scholars Research Symposium recognizes medical and health student researchers

February 19, 2024 Students attending the second annual OHIO's Health Scholars Research Symposium gained a deeper understanding of Medicaid and how they can make a difference in the lives of those who rely on Medicaid.

Alumna of OHIO Chillicothe's inaugural Social Work cohort returning to teach next generation of health care professionals

January 23, 2024 Nikki (Susan) Priest has returned to her alma mater, Ohio University Chillicothe, to teach in social work.

Ohio University Southern alumna inspires health and wellness in Lawrence County

January 4, 2024 Ohio University Southern alumna Camryn Zornes is a proactive community health advocate, spearheading outreach initiatives and partnerships in Lawrence County.

Diabetes Awareness Month activities highlight efforts to combat this chronic condition

December 6, 2023 The Diabetes Institute in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine marked the month with special events that reflect a commitment to its mission to improve the lives of those affected by diabetes.