Health

Kent State employees pause to listen to Michael Bruder, executive director of facilities planning and design, during a Walk and Talk to learn about campus construction.  The Walk and Talk is one of Kent State’s wellness initiatives for employees.
Kent State University has achieved silver-level recognition from the American Heart Association for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.

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Margaret P. Calkins, Ph.D., an architectural researcher at Kent State University, is particularly attuned to the needs of older adults whose eyesight or balance may be poor or who may live with dementia. Calkins, who has consulted for many healthcare institutions and elderly hous...
On Oct. 16, Portage County Local Health Departments issued a press release that helps answers questions regarding Ebola and provides information specifically about Kent State University. Read the Portage County Local Health Departments’ press release at...
Dear Students and the Kent State Community, I understand the fears you may be experiencing in light of the news that the second nurse diagnosed with Ebola recently visited Northeast Ohio and interacted with her relatives, including three employees who work at our Kent Campus. I’...
Visit the OneWellU website for an updated list of wellness offerings beginning this January. Offerings include a Weight Watchers at Work Open House, walking opportunities at the Kent State Field House, as well as a OneWe...
Kent State University Health Services has been reaccredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). The AAAHC develops standards to advance and promote patient safety, quality care and value for ambulatory healthcare through peer-based accreditation...
Metro Life Flight landing near the Kent State arch on front campus
After a nearly yearlong planning process, Kent State’s College of Nursing and the MetroHealth System have collaborated to now offer clinical experiences aboard Metro Life Flight to Kent State graduate nursing students in the acute care nurse practitioner concentration. The new cl...
Scholar of the Month John Hoornbeek Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management College of Public Health 2006-present
Kent State University Professor of Psychology Mary Ann Parris Stephens, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the 2013 Developmental Health Award by the Aging and Health Committee of the American Psychological Association. Stephens will receive the award and give an invited address...

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