Antibiotic resistance is a public health crisis that threatens the lives of millions of people around the world. Yet, according to a new report released Aug. 29, the U.S. policy response fails to adequately address this major challenge. The commission report was authored by 12 antibiotic resistance experts from the fields of infectious disease medicine, veterinary medicine, microbiology, epidemiology and public health, including Tara Smith, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology at Kent State University’s College of Public Health.
Combating Antibiotic Resistance: A Policy Roadmap to Reduce Use of Medically Important Antibiotics in Livestock offers 11 core policy recommendations.
Ideastream® talks with Kent State University Psychology Professor Angela Neal-Barnett about the relationship between racial stress in black women and ways to reduce the stress before it affects pregnancy.
Ideastream talks with Kent State University Professor Angela Neal-Barnett about the relationship between racial stress and infant mortality.
Kent State University has been designated as one of the Top 25 most active employers in the country. The university placed 17th in the Large Employer category of this year’s national On the Move Workplace Challenge. That is a significant improvement from last year’s 29th-place finish.
Kent State University employees participate in lunchtime yoga at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.