Laureen Smith

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Laureen Smith
First Name
Laureen
Last Name
Smith
Credentials
PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor
Address
240 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

 

Research Interest(s): Health promotion, risk reduction and youth development in children and adolescents, specifically targeting interventions targeting obesity in youth residing in Appalachia. Past research interests include adolescent male sexuality and at-risk sexual behaviors as well as predictors of undergraduate nursing student success.

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News

February 25, 2021

New building will serve as a gateway facility for the health sciences campus

In recognition of the impact of the nursing profession on their family and the community, Gary and Jane Heminger have pledged a naming gift to the new building currently under construction for The Ohio State University College of Nursing.

February 24, 2021

Memphis, TN – Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease has been shown to reduce cost and improve patient outcomes, but current diagnostic approaches can be invasive and costly. A recent study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, has found a novel way to identify a high potential for developing Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms occur. Ray Romano, PhD, RN, completed the research as part of his PhD in the Nursing Science Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Graduate Health Sciences.