Health

Kent State University faculty and staff, along with mascot Flash, enjoy a spin class at the Fac/Staff Rec & Play Day. On the heels of being honored by the American Heart Association for its highest workplace wellness award, the Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) has awarded Kent State University the 2019 Healthy Worksite Gold Level Award for its healthy worksite practices. The Healthy Worksite Award recognizes Ohio employers who demonstrate a commitment to...

Wendy Umberger, Ph.D., associate dean for graduate programs at Kent State University’s College of Nursing, stands with Jim K. Tudhope, DNP, the first Kent State Peg’s Foundation Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) scholar recipient. Kent State University’s College of Nursing recently received a grant totaling $165,000 from Peg’s Foundation, formerly the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, a private grant-making foundation that supports mental health programs in Northeast Ohio.  Brain Health Research Institute member Wendy Umberger, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate dean for...

Students De-stress with Dogs on Campus Pet Therapy Program. What could be better to reduce end-of-semester stress than petting a dog? How about petting multiple dogs and digitally dunking with LeBron through esports? This year’s Stress-Free Zone, which is from 3-5 p.m. on Dec. 9 and 10, will be hosted on the first floor of University Library. Cynthia Williams, director of marketing, communications and...

Wendy Umberger, Ph.D., associate dean for graduate programs at Kent State University’s College of Nursing, stands with Jim K. Tudhope, DNP, the first Kent State Peg’s Foundation Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) scholar recipient. Kent State University’s College of Nursing recently received a grant totaling $165,000 from Peg’s Foundation, formerly the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, a private grant-making foundation that supports mental health programs in Northeast Ohio.  Wendy Umberger, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate dean for graduate programs, and Lisa Onesko,...

Wellness Club President standing with Wellness Club Ambassador and Advisor The Kent State University Geauga Campus Wellness Club, in conjunction with Counseling Services, recently received a $1,000 Seeds of Wellness Grant from Kent State. The grant is designed to benefit the entire Kent State Geauga student body with the establishment of a new Mental Health and Wellness Center.  Counseling Specialist Valerie...

Sara Bayramzadeh, Ph.D., serves as coordinator and Elliot Professor in the Healthcare Design Program in Kent State University Traumatic injuries are the third leading cause of death nationally and the first in Americans age 44 and younger, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Level I trauma rooms are intended to stabilize and save the lives of patients with the most severe traumatic injuries.  The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality...

Carved stone brain statue at Kent State University Researchers at Kent State University and the University of Akron have partnered to develop a new intervention program for a relatively common but largely unrecognized neurological condition. Dr. Doug Delahanty, Professor of Psychological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Associate Vice President for Research Faculty Development at...

Sara Bayramzadeh, Ph.D., serves as coordinator and Elliot Professor in the Healthcare Design Program in Kent State University Traumatic injuries are the third leading cause of death nationally and the first in Americans age 44 and younger, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Level I trauma rooms are intended to stabilize and save the lives of patients with the most severe traumatic injuries.  The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality...

Photo of Deric Kenne and Ruoming Jin Kent State University’s College of Public Health is teaming up with the Department of Computer Science to develop and implement drug prevention infrastructure in Portage, Geauga and Lake counties. Deric Kenne, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy and management in Kent State’s College of Public Health, and his team have received a...

Kent State University’s Newest Flashfleet Kent State University’s newest Flashfleet partnership with company VeoRide is changing the landscape of using a bike-share program on campus. Flashfleet is a bike-share program Kent State has in place for students, faculty, staff and surrounding community members. The university uses a mobility share company to partner with, and this year has...