Kudos

CPHHS professor receives significant funding

The CPHHS congratulates Professor Urszula Iwaniec and colleagues, who just obtained a five-year, $1.6M R01 from the NIH (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIAAA) entitled “Complex systems analysis of the impact of alcohol on bone in non-human primates.” Co-investigators include Adam Branscum, Russ Turner and Carmen Wong, in collaboration with researchers at Oregon Health & Sciences University and Baylor University.

Faculty, staff receive university and college awards

Several faculty and staff were recognized with awards during the first week of the term. Those receiving college awards include Megan McClelland, Faculty Excellence Award; Bridget Hatfield, Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Award; Patty Case, Excellence in Outreach Award; Alan Calvert, Professional Faculty and Staff Award; and Siew Sun Wong, Dean’s Unsung Hero Award.

Those receiving university awards include Michelle Mahana, OSU Exemplary Employee Award; Brad Cardinal, OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award; and the Office of Student Success, Student Learning and Success Teamwork Award.

CPHHS faculty to head national organization

The CPHHS congratulates Carolyn Aldwin, the Jo Anne Leonard endowed director of the Center for Healthy Aging Research, who was elected president of the Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD). The SSHD is a professional society focusing on lifespan formed by a group of interdisciplinary scholars. It currently has more than 200 members, and past presidents include top development scientists such as Richard Lerner, Toni Antonucci and Willis Overton.

CPHHS professional faculty named to national advisory council

The CPHHS congratulates Suzanna Chase, manager of admissions, applications and recruitment, who was elected to serve on the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health’s (ASPPH) SOPHAS Advisory Council (SAC).

CPHHS assistant professor receives funding to give workshop on structural equation modeling in Lithuania

The CPHHS congratulates HDFS Assistant Professor John Geldhof for receiving funding from the Lithuanian Education Exchange Support Foundation to give a two-week workshop on structural equation modeling at Mykolas Romeris University in early 2018. The workshop will closely parallel the course John teaches (HDFS 630) at OSU and serve as an opportunity to refine to course in ways that ensure its accessibility to diverse students and will also provide international visibility for the college.

Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness honors CPHHS assistant professor

The CPHHS congratulates Assistant Professor Sam Logan for being selected as a 2017 Dr. Art Broten Young Scholar Award recipient by the Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness (WSKW). Sam will be honored during the organization’s annual conference, which will be held this Oct. 11-13 in Reno, Nevada. The WSKW was established in 1956 and it began the Dr. Art Broten Young Scholar Award in 1987. Two CPHHS faculty – Professor Brad Cardinal (1990) and Associate Dean for Student Success Vicki Ebbeck (1993) – have also received the award.

CPHHS alumna named to board of national maternal and child health organization

The CPHHS congratulates Public health alumna Olivia Quiroz, BS ’05, for being elected as a new board member to the CityMatCH board of directors. CityMatCH is a national membership organization of city and country health departments’ maternal and child health (MCH) programs and leaders representing urban communities in the United States. Olivia has more than 10 years of broad experience in public health, and as a board member, she will help to advance health equity concepts and strategies and serve as a liaison to support the development of public health strategies that impact families.

CPHHS assistant professor receives funding co-award

The CPHHS congratulates Assistant Professor John Gelhof for successfully securing a grant from Stupski Foundation. The $300,000 granted was awarded to John, along with Ed Bowers of Clemson University and Sam McQuillin of University of South Carolina, to fund a nation-wide evaluation of Boys Hope Girls Hope Academy programs. The grant will be routed through Clemson, and OSU will receive a subaward of approximately $80,000.

CPHHS assistant professor promoted to co-editor of academic journal

The CPHHS congratulates Assistant Professor John Geldhof for his promotion from associate editor to co-editor of Applied Developmental Science. John has served as the journal’s Methods and Measure section editor since late 2012. The journal has experienced tremendous growth since that time and John says he is grateful for the opportunity to continue cultivating the publication’s reputation as a source of cutting-edge theoretical, methodological and empirical research. John and Kristina Callina of Tufts University will officially begin their editorial duties with the 2018 volume.

 

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