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Alumni Public Health Students

Epidemiology student reflects on her Oregon Health Authority internship and future

At the OHA, Kirstin was completing a descriptive analysis of 10 years of pesticide poisoning cases in Oregon for the Pesticide Exposure, Safety and Tracking program.

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News Research

Major water birth safety study finds no increased risk of death, major trauma

Water births had a lower risk of several maternal and neonatal outcomes, including postpartum hemorrhage and hospitalization soon after delivery, and no increase in neonatal death.

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Faculty and Staff Features

OER at Work: Expanding access to learning on all fronts

As an epidemiology professor and beyond, Marit Bovbjerg has championed OSU’s Open Educational Resource efforts.

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Alumni Features Public Health

Commencement 2021: Drew Docter

Drew Docter will graduate with a master of public health focused on epidemiology. Originally from Madison, Wisc., he is confident that his time in the MPH program has given him the tools to better translate community voices and experiences into data-driven decision-making.

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News Research

Rural-urban divide compounds racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths, study finds

A recent study found the risk of dying from COVID-19 was even greater for racial and ethnic minority groups in rural areas compared with urban areas.

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Alumni Features Public Health

Public health + vet med

Oregon State alum Ryan Scholz draws on public health training in job as state veterinarian