Public health team turns HIV self-testing research into impact for LGBTQ+ community in Portland
Understanding the social factors that impact HIV prevention and treatment
Two 2016 CPHHS public health graduates and recipients of an OSU Writing Intensive Curriculum Culture of Writing Award are both headed to graduate school. While in their undergraduate programs, Alyssa Rollins and Kodasha Thomas were recognized for their steadfastness and commitment to public health issues by their professors.
Health Promotion and Health Behavior PhD student Ryan Singh recently received news that he will receive the Thurgood Marshall Graduate Scholarship, which honors Thurgood Marshall, the first black American to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Alyssa Hersh was recently named the college’s first Undergraduate Researcher of the Year – a new award to reward and encourage extracurricular scholarly contributions made by OSU undergraduates.
Black urban teenagers from low-income families face a rate of sexually transmitted disease up to 10 times higher than their white counterparts, but recent studies at Oregon State University have identified approaches to prevention programs that might reduce this problem.