College of Health
The OSU Nutrition Program’s Nutrition and Dietetics Club (NDC) is implementing an innovative expansion of extracurricular community building and learning activities for any undergraduate student with an interest in food and nutrition. Peer-elected student leadership, with faculty sponsor guidance, will curate a series of field trips exploring an array of food and nutrition organizations and businesses in the region.
Christina Geisler presented her thesis research at the 2023 Northwest Biomechanics Research Symposium (NWBS). At the conclusion of the conference, Christina was awarded Best Podium Presentation for a Masters or Undergraduate Student. Great work, Christina!
The US Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Service, highlighted the Community Care Research Evaluation & Knowledge (CREEK) Center's collaborative work focused on Veterans care in the community.
The Fisherman First Aid Safety Training (FFAST) developed by Oregon State University and Oregon Sea Grant to address the specific first aid needs of commercial fishermen responding to workplace injuries on their vessels was highlighted in an article by The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
OSU Distinguished Professor of Public Health Marie Harvey published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine with two alumnae: Annie Larson and Jocelyn Warren. The article focuses on the Dobbs decision and how it exacerbated reproductive health inequities in our country, particularly for women with Medicaid coverage.
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).
Congratulations to Kinesiology graduate student Christina Geisler for winning the American Kinesiology Association (AKA) Master's Scholar Award.
Congrats to Will Massey, who was quoted in the article Recess is Good for Kids. Why Don't More States Require it?
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.
Rachel Culp and Valerie Edwards, were selected to receive funding from the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice for their internship projects. NWCPHP funds 20 projects per year across Washington, Alaska, Idaho and Oregon.
Students from the Oregon State Master of Athletic Training Program who represented Oregon State in the quiz bowl in March 2023 were Cole Eakin, Ian Fischer, Molly Mattson and Parker Lighthall.
The team earned the opportunity to represent District 10 at the annual National Athletic Trainers’ Association Conference in Indianapolis this June.
Isabella Ozenbaugh, an HDFS doctoral student, has been awarded a competitive SRCD State Policy Postdoctoral Fellowship which is a national fellowship that “places early career developmental scientists in state-level executive branch agencies.” She will be working with the state of Oregon’s Early Learning Division to examine the quality of and access to child care across the state.