Alemagno

College of Public Health

The preliminary site visit was successful, the draft self-study report has been submitted, and the external evaluators will come to campus February 2-4.  All systems are “go” for the Kent State College of Public Health to be fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) in 2015.  “While it’s been a massive...

The College of Public Health (CPH) will offer a free three-week summer online program for high school students this July, in which participants will learn about the five disciplines of public health, then form virtual teams to compete in developing prototypes for a health-related mobile application or game.   Called Mobile Technologies for Public...

Traditionally, to punch your ticket to work professionally in public health, you had to have a master’s degree.  Historically, many colleges of public health offered only graduate degrees.   But barriers are coming down.  Entry-level jobs that required a MPH increasingly are open to holders of exceptional bachelor’s degrees, like the one...

The faculty members teaching in the MPH degree in Health Policy & Management, leadership and organizational change concentration, bring vast real-world public health experience to their teaching.  They work directly and closely with the students enrolled in the program, who come to Kent State’s Twinsburg orTrumbull campuses one night a...

Ask Dean Sonia Alemagno to name her research passion, and you won’t wait a millisecond for the answer:  substance abuse in society’s most vulnerable adolescents who are also at high risk for mental illness, homelessness and a host of other problems.  Despite the dean’s jam-packed schedule leading the College of Public Health, Alemagno makes...

The college takes enormous pride in the pioneering work of our faculty and students who are constantly creating, discovering and leading the discourse in their disciplines.  Recent research has examined weight-loss interventions, sports injuries, AIDS therapy and numerous other topics.  Following are highlights:   On February 24, 2014,...