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Public health professor shares COVID-19 expertise to help keep people safe

Prior to 2020, Professor Chunhuei Chi in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences had only been interviewed in the media twice. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chunhuei has logged 123 interviews with journalists from around the world, sometimes fielding five requests per day. On top of that, he has been a speaker on […]

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Oregon State University expands coronavirus prevalence study to Bend

TRACE-COVID-19, the groundbreaking Oregon State University project to determine community prevalence of the novel coronavirus, is expanding to include two days of sampling in Bend. Random door-to-door sampling in 30 Bend neighborhoods will occur May 30-31 as a joint effort of OSU-Cascades, OSU faculty researchers in Corvallis and Deschutes County Health Services. “As Bend and […]

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Study abroad trip to London brings public health into focus

Six College of Public Health and Human Sciences students not only studied abroad in London for three weeks and earned nine public health credits this summer, they were also a part of history in the making.

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Blending of culture and priorities

You may not think faculty from OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences and Debre Berhan University in Ethiopia have much in common. On the contrary, they share something they both hold dear ­– a passion and commitment to better the health of their communities.

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Trip to Ethiopia strengthens relationships, increases food safety and nutrition awareness

Assistant Professor Stephanie Grutzmacher recently traveled to Ethiopia to strengthen public health relationships with Debre Berhan University.

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Safe spaces play important role in community-based HIV prevention, research finds

The creation and sustainment of “safe spaces” may play a critical role in community-based HIV prevention efforts by providing social support and reducing environmental barriers for vulnerable populations, a new study from an Oregon State University researcher has found.