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IMPACT The Research Magazine of The Ohio State University School of Public Health



Inside this issue:

Table of Contents 1 Dean’s message

• Cervical Cancer in Appalachia • Ohio Center for Public Health Preparedness • Helping hard-core smokers quit • Latest faculty research news

Editorial Staff Christine O’Malley, Communications Director Alicia Ritchey, Communications Intern

2 A research leader for public health 3 New faculty

Lisa Lopez Snyder, Contributing Writer Liane Egle, Contributing Writer Publication design by The Drawing Room

4 A new day for Appalachian women

Photo credits: Page 2 – 3, 19 University Photography; pages 4, 5, 10, American Cancer Society. Back Cover: A view from the Olentangy River Wetland Research Park at The Ohio State University. Photo by University Photography.

7 Why minorities get sicker 10 Friends to help hard-core smokers quit

New research leader, page 2

Impact Magazine is published annually by the OSU School of Public Health for the alumni, faculty, students, staff and friends of the school. This is the first issue. Copyright 2006. Permission to reprint any portion must be obtained from the School. Contact: School of Public Health Communications Office, 320 W.

12 Ready to ‘reach and teach’ Ohio’s professionals 14 Faculty news

10th Ave., Starling-Loving A332, Columbus OH 43210. Phone: (614)293-9406. On the web at “Advancing Knowledge. Improving Life.”

16 Student research

Cervical cancer and Appalachian women, page 4

19 Champions of Public Health Awards 21 Faculty publications, grants and contracts

Student research projects, page 16

Impact Magazine 2006  

The research magazine of Ohio State's College of Public Health

Impact Magazine 2006  

The research magazine of Ohio State's College of Public Health