Upcoming Events

Spring 2024 Semester Events


Helping Victims of Human Trafficking: a Spotlight on Community Health Workers

Wednesday, May 1, 12 - 1 p.m.

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College of Public Health is thrilled to invite you to a free, one-hour, training webinar for Community Health Workers. The training will presented by Melissa Dyer, Ph.D., MBA, MSN, RN, Professor in the Kent State University College of Nursing. Participants who successfully complete the training will receive a 1 free continuing education hour credit from the Ohio Board of Nursing.

To register, please click here.


Training objectives:
1) Identify types of trafficking
2) Identify vulnerable populations most likely to be trafficked
3) Identify red flags of human trafficking
4) Identify common health problems victims of human trafficking frequently experience
5) Identify immediate needs victims of human trafficking may have
6) Identify ways the Community Health Worker may intervene.


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College of Public Health Ambassadors’ Career Series

Careers in Healthcare Consulting

April 24, 2024, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Valerie Barckhoff, MBA, Principal in healthcare consulting practice at Windham Brannon, discusses her work in providing strategic, regulatory, and operational consulting services to healthcare organizations.   

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Meeting ID: 277 698 319 605 
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Past Ambassadors' Career Sessions

See the full list of archived Career Sessions videos here

Spring 2024

Meet a College of Public Health Professor - January 31, 2024 

Jennifer King, PhD, College of Public Health Assistant Professor, discussed her career path in public health and opportunities for students with an interest in her field. 

Internship and Job Opportunities in Community Health Centers - February 14, 2024

Vicki Marie, MEd, Provider Relations Manager at Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services in Cleveland, discussed practical learning and job opportunities for health professions students in community health centers.  

Internship Opportunities in Columbus and Washington, DC - February 28, 2024

Wendy Patton, Director of the Kent State Columbus Program in State Issues, discussed internship opportunities in Ohio state government agencies in Columbus and other learning opportunities in Washington DC.  

Careers Opportunities in Biostatistics - March 20, 2024

Lianbo Yu, PhD, Research Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University College of Public Health, discussed his educational and career path in biostatistical research.

Meet the Ambassadors - April 3, 2024

Kent State College of Public Health Ambassadors William Franks, MPH, Robert Howard, MA and Matthew Stefanak, MPH, CPH, discussed their careers in public health and health care and offer advice for students beginning their careers in the public health profession.

Careers in Clinical Research - April 17, 2024

Laurie Ann Moennich, PhD, MPH, Research Program Manager at the Cleveland Clinic and Kent State College of Public Health BSPH alumna, discussed her career path since graduation and opportunities for public health students in clinical research.