Student/faculty partnerships to pursue projects that improve health equity and outcomes in diverse populations
Five interprofessional teams of students and faculty mentors will soon start their work as part of the inaugural cohort of The Ohio State University’s new Health Equity Scholars Program.
Decorated researcher and professor takes helm for fall issue of BHAC Journal
The National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities (BHAC) announced that Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN, from The Ohio State University College of Nursing will serve as the next editor-in-chief of its biannual journal.
By Timiya S. Nolan, PhD, APRN-CNP, ANP-BC, Joshua J. Joseph, MD, MPH, and Darrell M. Gray II, MD, MPH
By the year 2045, those identifying as Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) will no longer be the minority of the U.S. population (U. S. Department of Commerce Economics Statistics Administration, 2017). BIPOC, specifically Black or African American people, also face higher rates of morbidity and mortality than non-Hispanic White people related to chronic diseases like cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Review of current best evidence led by scientists at The Ohio State University
Healthcare scientists at The Ohio State University’s Office of the Chief Wellness Officer, College of Nursing and College of Public Health have released new, evidence-based recommendations based on current best evidence that can help organizers of professional meetings and events return to in-person gatherings safely.
by Pat Ford-Roegner
Lurking right behind the COVID-19 pandemic is another major killer: the seemingly unstoppable incidences of violence by Americans on one another. Most recently, we witnessed senseless shootings in areas including Atlanta, Austin, Boulder, Chicago, Columbus, Indianapolis, Kenosha, WI and Orange County, CA. Major cities are experiencing a steep rise in gun violence. My hometown of Philadelphia reels daily from violence. Innocent children are frequent victims.
The events themselves are horrific, but only part of the story.
OHIO-Nurses are up against major obstacles every day: workplace violence; burnout; unsafe staffing; COVID-19; and other traumatic events. Many of these have a lasting impact that go beyond the bedside, leading to moral injury within the profession. Moral injury, often described as a consequence of continual acts that go against one’s morality, is a phenomenon sweeping the profession, which is why the Ohio Nurses Foundation announced today the winners of a $100,000 award to support important research on moral injury in nursing.
HOBOKEN, N.J.—April 22, 2021—John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Cochrane today announced a pilot access agreement with OhioLINK, a state-wide academic library consortium. Under this agreement people living in the U.S. state of Ohio will have free access to the Cochrane Library for one year. Published by Wiley, the Cochrane Library is a collection of health evidence used to make informed decisions about health care and policy.
by Kathy D. Wright
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – April 8, 2021 – The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently selected Mary Beth Happ, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA, as its 2021 Distinguished Research Lecturer.
AACN established the award in 1982 to honor nurses who make significant contributions to acute and critical care research. The annual award recognizes research that changes or improves patient outcomes, and advances nursing education and practice.
U.S. News & World Report released new rankings today on the nation’s best graduate schools in several disciplines, and once again, The Ohio State University College of Nursing’s programs rated among the country’s very best.