Public Health

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 work has involved bullying, community health needs assessment and MRSA, among other topics.  Following are highlights: Madhav P. Bhatta, PhD, assistant professor,...

Frank Migliozzi One stepping stone in the pursuit of an exceptional public health career is the MPH degree.  Four recent graduates demonstrate the truth to that statement, marking significant career advancement since earning their Kent State degrees:  Frank Migliozzi, director of environmental health for the Trumbull County Health Department; Sunita Shakya, an...

Frank Migliozzi Two of the college’s innovative MPH programs – the fully online MPH and the MPH with a focus on leadership and organizational change – are gaining traction and adding cohorts.  Both are designed with flexibility in mind, to appeal to students with major work or family commitments that would inhibit a full-time, traditional MPH education in...

Frank Migliozzi As part of the college’s process of accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the organization solicits comments from stakeholders of the college.  Would you please send comments to CEPH expressing your views of the college, your experience working with the college and any feedback you may have regarding the college’s...

A Kent State University student gets a flu shot at a Kent Campus flu clinic. This semester, the Honors Prevention and Control of Diseases class taught byChristopher Woolverton, Ph.D., was given a major project: to significantly increase student participation at the university’s annual flu clinic with a new awareness and marketing campaign. The class partnered with Kent State’s University Health Services, the College of...

Kent State University’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health will collaborate with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency to stage a disaster simulation exercise at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Kent State University’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health are collaborating with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to stage a disaster simulation exercise. The “Point-of-Dispensing Exercise,” which involves a mock Anthrax release, triage and treatment site, will take place...

Kent State University’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health will collaborate with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency to stage a disaster simulation exercise at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Kent State University's Department of Pan-African Studies will hold a roundtable discussion on Ebola and How the State of Healthcare in Africa Affects National Public Health. The event will take place Oct. 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Room 230, African Community Theatre at Ritchie Hall. This is the second conversation as part of a yearlong series titled...

College of Public Health

ASPPH 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...

ASPPH An online M.P.H. program in Health Policy and Management, with all the excellence and rigor of the college’s full- and part-time face-to-face programs, will be offered by Kent State starting Fall Semester 2014.  This is the first fully online Health Policy and Management M.P.H. program available from an Ohio university and one of only a...

ASPPH An online M.P.H. program in Health Policy and Management, with all the excellence and rigor of the college’s full- and part-time face-to-face programs, will be offered by Kent State starting Fall Semester 2014.  This is the first fully online Health Policy and Management M.P.H. program available from an Ohio university and one of only a...