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.

CPHHS assistant professor secures funding

The CPHHS congratulates Assistant Professor Jay Kim for securing funding from the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, Inc. He recently received word that his proposal “Evaluating the Effects of Multi-axial Whole Body Vibration Exposure on Postural Stability in Mining Heavy Equipment Vehicle Operators” was selected to receive funding totaling $300,000. Jay currently has an active grant he received last year from the Alpha Foundation for $370,000 for two years.

Go Baby Go featured in CNN story

The CPHHS congratulates Assistant Professor Sam Logan and the Go Baby Go program, which was recently featured in a CNN Tech story. Go Baby Go is a non-profit research program started in 2012 by Cole Galloway at the University of Delaware. Sam brought the program to OSU in 2014 and him and his team recently developed two new designs – the sit-to-stand car and “Throw Baby Throw.”

CPHHS professor receives significant funding

The CPHHS congratulates nutrition Professor Donald Jump, who has received a $1.3 million award from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) for his project titled “Omega-3 fatty acids and the control of fatty liver disease. The award begins on June 15, 2017 and runs through March 31, 2021. Donald, who has been funded by the NIH and other federal agencies since 1986, has pioneered the study of how dietary fatty acids regulate gene expression, how dietary lipids alter lipid content of the liver and the efficacy of dietary omega-3 fatty acids to prevent fatty liver disease in rodent models caused by the “Western” diet – comprising of high-fat, micronutrient deficiencies typical of American and Northern European countries.

CPPHS assistant professor receives mentored career development award

The CPHHS congratulates Assistant Professor Sean Newsom, who recently received the Oregon Health & Science University’s Oregon Clinical & Translational Institute (OCTRI) KL2 award. The competitive award, which is funded by NIH/NCATS, supports the research training and career development of clinical and translational researchers for a maximum of two years.

CPPHS faculty featured on national news site

Megan McClelland, CPHHS’ Katherine E. Smith endowed professor in child development, was featured as an expert in a Live Science article about how fidget spinners are creating conversations and interest in children’s attention span and tips on how to help young people focus.

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