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Former OSU Women’s Basketball player re-connects with the community to serve up meals to Oregon’s frontline workers

Teaming up with a CPHHS professor, Mikayla Pivec, ’20 created Selfless Servings to deliver meals to Oregon’s frontline workers throughout the pandemic.

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Teaching public health policy in the military

Meet Tiara Walz, an active-duty major with the United States Army and a graduate student studying health policy in OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

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Making an impact in the world of healthcare

“I believe that the people that we need to be most engaged are healthcare providers,” she says. “My ultimate career goal is to run a hospital and help reduce burnout among healthcare providers.”

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Domestic violence in India linked with higher rates of women seeking permanent sterilization

Women in India who experience domestic violence are significantly more likely to seek permanent sterilization as a means of birth control than women who are not victims of abuse, a recent study by Oregon State University found. The probability of victims of domestic violence choosing sterilization — i.e. tubal ligation, or “tying the tubes” — […]

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OSU professor Carolyn Mendez-Luck selected for prestigious health policy fellowship

Oregon State University public health researcher and professor Carolyn Mendez-Luck, who studies aging and long-term care in vulnerable populations, has been selected as one of the 2020-2021 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows, one of just six fellows in the country. The fellowship includes an intensive three-and-a-half-month orientation when fellows meet with leading experts on health […]

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Public health in action

When OSU’s TRACE-COVID-19 study was preparing to launch, the research team and its community partners knew they needed to be able to respond to questions and concerns from study participants and the public. A call center was needed, but how could one be created in such a short time? CPHHS Dean F. Javier Nieto, a […]