Kinesiology student McKenzie Redberg, a former Corvallis High School standout is playing for the Oregon State women’s soccer team, fulfilling a dream that was deferred, but not denied, by a four-year tour as a medic in the United States Air Force.
Faculty chosen for the 2015 awards were nominated by their peers for their hard work and efforts to help students achieve their dreams, increase research dollars and improve the college’s outreach efforts.
CPHHS Professor Sunil Khanna has been named co-director of the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences (BioPop). He will share leadership and administrative duties with BioPop Co-Director Norm Hord.
Teachers and parents of preschoolers have a new resource from CPHHS professor Megan McClelland and OSU graduate Shauna Tominey, whose new book demonstrates how to help 3-to-6-year-olds flourish during their formative years.
“I became passionate about this topic when I saw how effected these young women were who confided in me,” says Aili Johnston, who started a sexual violence awareness program for the US Forest Service after graduation. “I felt compelled to say and do something, and to stand up for those who can’t do so for themselves.”
College of Public Health and Human Sciences alumna Jenny Jackson, PhD ’15, has received the 2015 Student Leader Award from Oregon State University for her contributions to students, the community and Oregon.
College of Public Health and Human Sciences faculty members – who are accomplished researchers, authors and presenters – actively engage in research with students to improve the lives, health and environment of people and their communities.
“It will take all of us working together – across multiple sectors of business, academia and communities – to create innovative solutions and cost-sustainable approaches that promote better health for everyone. This center can help create a compelling future for the health of Oregonians and the nation," said Gloria Krahn, the Barbara Emily Knudson Chair in Family Policy and director of external relations for the college. She is serving as the center’s interim director until a full-time director is hired.
"We are collecting and analyzing this information in order to understand programs and policies, to improve them and to make judgments and decisions about them," CPHHS Professor Marc Braverman says of his research.