Four master’s and doctoral students are working on research projects with leading local organizations via the Ohio Means Internships & Co-ops Program.  Lauren Birmingham, MA ’10, BBA ’09, BA ‘09, is one of those students, working with Summa Health System to examine the incidence of emergency department (ED) visits to identify frequent users and learn how to best serve them.

Most everyone today, whether in public health or not, is keeping an eye on the rollout of universal healthcare through the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the extension of Medicaid being offered now by 25 U.S.