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.

February 23, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A national transdisciplinary team of scientists led by Dr. Bernadette Melnyk, Ohio State’s Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer and Dean of the College of Nursing has earned a 2020 Paper of the Year award from the American Journal of Health Promotion.

February 22, 2021

College ranks #13 overall, #7 among public institutions

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University College of Nursing now places among the top 15 colleges of nursing in the country for research funding support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). According to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, the Ohio State College of Nursing earned more than $5.7 million in primary NIH research funding, ranking the college #13 overall and #7 among public institutions. The college rose from #16 overall in 2019.

February 22, 2021

The Ohio State University and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are the first in the Midwest to be recognized as a Million Hearts® Health System for their efforts to prevent heart attacks and strokes through the Million Hearts® Hospitals & Health Systems Recognition Program.

February 17, 2021
By Susie Breitenstein

Advocate, connector, advisor, liaison, promotor, navigator, public health and outreach worker. These are common titles for Community Health Workers (CHW), members of the health care team serving as trusted community members to improve access to care and healthcare outcomes. CHWs focus on factors that influence health such as access to healthy food, employment, housing and environmental safety so they can work to remove barriers and help those they serve achieve optimal health.

February 03, 2021

The Ohio State University leads campaign designed to reduce stress and boost mood

The Ohio State University’s Office of the Chief Wellness Officer, College of Nursing and Office of Student Life today launched a new campaign designed to encourage Ohioans to take simple steps to reduce their stress and improve their mood every time they put on a mask.

The Mask On/Mood Up movement asks people to perform three brief, evidence-based tactics that research shows can bring calm to someone who is experiencing stress:

January 26, 2021

U.S. News & World Report names three master’s specialties among best in the country

New rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report reconfirm the quality and strength of The Ohio State University College of Nursing’s online baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs.

January 20, 2021

by Pat Ford-Roegner

As the country turns the page to a new administration, the chaos that has defined this political cycle has unfortunately extended to pockets of our nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the first orders of business for the new administration is the strategy around the fair and equitable distribution of the various vaccines available to us. Not an easy task!

January 12, 2021

Publication wins first place in Nursing Management and Leadership category

The book Evidence-Based Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Nursing and Healthcare, edited and organized by leaders at The Ohio State University College of Nursing, placed as the top publication in the Nursing Management and Leadership category of the American Journal of Nursing’s 2020 Book of the Year Awards.