OPHA Book Club

OPHA launched its Book Club with a discussion of Merchants of Doubt, by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway. Our next selected book is What the Eyes Don’t See by Mona Hanna-Attisha. See more information below! Questions? email elombard@bw.edu. All are welcome! Register HERE for our virtual discussion on April 1st!

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Investing in the Future

Early Career Cohort Ohio Public Health Conference April 24-26, 2023 Alvin Brea Columbus Public Health Jenna Cannon Perry County Health Department Jalessa Caples Kent City Health Department Han Gilligan Portage County Health Department Trae Gulgin Henry County Health Department Alison Johanning Allen County Public Health Elisabeth Mobberley Carroll County General Health District Ashley Seibert Clark…

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PDF Test

Example of a post with an embedded pdf. Possible substitute for documents. Would have to expand catagories. Disadvantate: docs would all be stored in media library which could get messy. Advantage: all docs and posts would be together by catagory.

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President’s New Year Message 2022

Happy New Year to all! As we continue our work in public health and wonder what the year 2022 will bring, I am continually appreciative to all who devote their lives to statewide and local public health efforts. We all play a critical role in the promotion of health, prevention of disease and the empowerment…

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Letter from New President Tunu Kinebrew

We are amid the year 2021 and are still being ravaged by the pandemic of COVID-19. Public health is standing firm, but as we look back over the last year and look towards the future, the words Reflect-Renew-Rebuild come to mind. In these days our public health profession is so needed and far too often,…

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President’s Message September 2020

Dear Colleagues, I have no words to describe the year 2020 thus far.  If no one has told you lately, thank you so much for all your hard work and dedication to protecting the public’s health during this uncertain time.  Prior to the first confirmed COVID-19 case in the US and Ohio, our public health…

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OJPH Calls for Papers on Racism as a Public Health Crisis

In response to recent designations of racism as a public health crisis in many cities and counties in Ohio and ongoing efforts to extend this declaration to the State level, the Ohio Journal of Public Health is dedicating the Autumn 2020 issue to this crisis. For this call, papers can cover a range of issues…

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We Need Your Help to Fight COVID-19!

Dear OPHA Members, We are facing an unprecedented time in the history of our country. Schools, shops, restaurants, bars, and entertainment and leisure facilities are shut down. Our jobs, families and places of worship have been disrupted and our way of life is indefinitely stalled. None of us could have imagined just two months ago that…

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Lifting the Voice of Public Health in Ohio: President’s Message

OPHA continues to make significant strides in elevating its profile across the state as the “Inclusive Voice of Public Health in Ohio.” There are any number of reasons for this but most of the credit rightfully goes to you, our dedicated members. Through the active work of the various OPHA sections, committees, volunteers and staff,…

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President’s Message November 2019

Happy Holidays! As we enter the holiday season and prepare to ring in the new year, I would like to highlight just a few of OPHA’s significant achievements over the past several months. In October, OPHA partnered with state Representative Erica Crawley (D-Columbus) to convene a meeting of diverse stakeholders throughout Ohio. It was an…

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