College of Health
Zoe Morton, an HDFS alum, was honored as employee of the month. She started working at Home Life Inc as an intern and was hired as a full-time employee. Cooper Hannan, was recognized as an intern spotlight for his exceptional work. Congratulations!
Warriors guard Gary Payton II recently finished his human development and family sciences degree.
The Gilman Scholarship, sponsored by the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, can help cover the cost of studying abroad or an international internship. Recipients are selected from a national pool of applicants.
Congrats and happy travels!
Associate Professor Kate MacTavish will receive the 2023 Oregon State University Outstanding Diversity Advocate Award on University Day, Sept. 19.
The Outstanding Diversity Advocate Award is OSU’s most significant honor presented to community members who enhance equity through sustained efforts to advance OSU’s mission and improve opportunities for the diverse communities we serve.
This grant provides funding to supply Oregon State’s Adaptive Exercise Clinic (AEC) with adequate and updated equipment to meet participants' specific needs and provide a scholarship fund for enrollment fees so the program is accessible to all.
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.