Inaugural board of directors named for groundbreaking group in academic health and wellness

Published Dec 15
The National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities has elected its first board of directors, a historic move in the effort to revolutionize the culture of health and wellness at colleges and universities.
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The Ohio State University joins Partnership for a Healthier America to offer healthier choices for students

Published Nov 16
The Ohio State University is among the first schools to join the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama to make healthier choices easier, in a three-year commitment to make its campus healthier by adopting guidelines around food and nutrition, and physical activity and programming.
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Inaugural Ohio summit to focus on wellness in academic institutions and their surrounding communities

Published Oct 7
Leaders from colleges and universities throughout Ohio will meet Friday to share comprehensive, evidence-based practices to promote faculty, staff and student wellness and wellness innovation.
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College of Nursing receives major gift to establish new endowed professorship for child and adolescent health

Published Oct 2
A newly established endowed professorship at The Ohio State University College of Nursing will help improve the health outcomes of one of today’s most at-risk populations – children and adolescents.
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The Ohio State University’s Tobacco-Free Policy Receives National Recognition

Published Sep 23
The Ohio State University received national accolades for its tobacco-free policy as U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) presented its Silver Award in the HHS Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative (TFCCI).
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It’s all about the soap: Hand washing, not alcohol rubs, recommended to prevent spread of enterovirus

Published Sep 8
In recent years, alcohol-based antiviral rubs have become the go-to for hand hygiene and combating illness. With perfumed scents and cutesy carriers, they’re even considered chi-chi among trendy tweens.
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College of Nursing named NLN Center of Excellence

Published Jul 30
The Ohio State University College of Nursing has been named an NLN Center of Excellence (COE) for 2014 to 2018, the National League for Nursing Board of Governors has announced.
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Dean Melnyk appointed to NQF behavioral health committee

Published Jul 18
Bernadette Melnyk, associate vice president for health promotion, university chief wellness officer and dean of the College of Nursing, has been appointed to the National Quality Forum's (NQF) Behavioral Health Standing Committee.
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Buckeyes to promote healthy behaviors across the state

Published Apr 10
Health science experts and students from The Ohio State University will travel the state this month to teach healthy lifestyle behaviors, specifically geared to the prevention of heart attacks and strokes as part of the Department of Health & Human Services’ Million Hearts® Initiative.
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Balas, RWJF study: Risks of delirium and immobility in ICUs can be reduced

Published Mar 6
Balas, RWJF study: Risks of delirium and immobility in ICUs can be reduced
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