College of Public Health

Portage Milestones are being reached in the college’s projects to assist three health departments in Portage County consider new models of working together.  Ravenna and Kent, along with the Portage County Health Department, are examining cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements to enable greater protection and promotion of public health.  This...

Portage 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. states.  New doctoral student Lauren Birmingham, MA ’10, BBA ’09, BA ‘09, is watching the development...

Portage 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 MRSA, hand hygiene, use of Twitter to discuss physical activity and numerous other topics.  Following are highlights:   Associate...

Scholar of the Month John Hoornbeek Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management College of Public Health 2006-present John Hoornbeek is an associate professor in the College of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management and serves as the director of the college’s Center for Public Policy and Health. In his role as...