Health Heroes stand out among their fellow students and alumni. They are doing incredible and impactful work in our community, exemplifying our vision to bring health and well-being within reach for all. Get to know all of the Dean's Health Heroes.
Lizzy Ragan, BS '13 is a health promotion health behavior alumna from Beavercreek, Oregon. As a White House Fellow she works on issues related to health outcomes and pandemic prevention.
CPHHS faculty, staff and students are doing exceptional work to create a healthier future for all. Learn more through our good news highlights.
MPH-Public Health Practice students Elisabeth Castillo and KC Thompson, and an MPH-Health Promotion Health Behavior alumni worked with a team to publish a post-COIVD report for the state of Oregon (pdf).
Congrats to Heidi Wegis and Jen Beamer! They received a grant from the Kuni Foundation for $20,000 to create a Sensory Space for the IMPACT program.
Allison Myers, Associate Dean for Extension and Engagement, and Program Leader, Family and Community Health, is quoted in an OPB article exploring the unique stresses and wider lack of mental health services in rural Oregon. The quote was from a recent video conversation about suicide in rural Oregon between Allison and the president of the Oregon Cattlemen's Association.
Congrats to PI Tao Li, MD, Ph.D. and team for developing the 2023 Health Care Workforce Needs Assessment Report for the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Health Policy Board. This biennial report provides insights into health care workforce needs in communities across Oregon as well as general guidance on how to expand and diversify the health care workforce to meet the needs of patients and communities throughout Oregon and eliminate health inequities.
Students get the background to pursue a variety of medical careers, from medicine to occupational therapy.
College researchers brought in $43 million in research funding in FY ’22, and all students are encouraged to engage in research activities.
On campus or online, our nearly 2,400 students come from across the nation and around the globe. More than 32% identify as a minority.
There are a number of ways to make a difference and support our work, from changing a student’s life through a scholarship or giving to specialized funds that support IMPACT, the Dean’s Fund for Excellence and more.