Feature Stories

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences' Nutrition and Dietetics Club and OSU's Be Well celebrated National Nutrition Month in March with a two-day event in the Memorial Union Quad.

Investing in Oregon's youth

With more than 20 years of experience in youth development and developmental psychology, PHHS Professor and Extension 4-H Youth Development Specialist Mary Arnold has been tasked with reinventing the wheel when it comes to youth investment - turning from intervention to prevention.

CPHHS alums David Stricklin and CJ Neumann will represent the college at Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey as assistant athletic trainers for the Seattle Seahawks, and Vince Garcia as an assistant athletic trainer for the Denver Broncos.

Lifelong passion to improve health sparks alum’s success

As a child in the 80s with a dream to become a doctor – Health Management and Policy and MPH alum Mohamed Alyajouri knew from a young age he wanted to help people. Fast forward to 2014 – Mohamed is just getting his feet wet at his new job as a project manager at the Multnomah County Health Department.

Inside the mind of researcher Carolyn Aldwin

New endowed director of the CPHHS' Center for Healthy Aging Research

“The goal of this project is for active teens to adopt healthy lifestyles to prevent unhealthy weight gain, especially as they transition into adulthood," Siew Sun says.

Endowment to increase healthy eating, whole grain education

As part of a $5 million gift to the CPHHS from Bob and Charlee Moore of Bob’s Red Mill to further nutrition education, research and outreach, CPHHS’ Extension Family and Community Health specialist Renee Carr has been named the Moore Family Center endowed outreach coordinator.

Accomplished researcher comes home to Oregon, public health

Gloria Krahn, the Barbara Emily Knudson Chair in Family Policy, joins OSU's College of Public Health and Human Sciences after spending five years with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and before that 25 years at Oregon Health & Science University.

All in for healthier lives

Led by one of its strongest colleges - the CPHHS - and fueled by a century-old tradition of extending science-based solutions into places where the public can use them, OSU is dramatically stepping up its efforts to help solve the health care crisis by helping people stay healthy.

Katherine Smith, a 1961 alumna from the college’s early days as a College of Home Economics, met with students and faculty at the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families in December to share her story and offer sage advice on navigating college and career life.