College of Public Health
you eat, breathe, go to work or drink water, you are impacted by public health every
day. The Ohio State University College of Public Health improves the health of Ohioans,
the nation and the world. Faculty and students pursue innovative research that is
scientifically rigorous and relevant to our communities. The college prepares the
next generation of public health practitioners, health care managers and scholars.
Ohio State’s College Public Health aims to achieve the fundamental fairness of a
healthy world through global significance and local impact.
The College of Public
Health is an integral part of the most comprehensive health sciences campus in the
nation. First established in 1995 as part of the College of Medicine, the college
was created in February 2007 when the university’s Board of Trustees elevated the
school to a college. It is the first and only accredited college of its kind in
the state of Ohio. Specializations include biostatistics, epidemiology, health behavior
and health promotion, environmental health sciences, health services management
and policy, veterinary public health, and clinical investigations.
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The Ohio State Fund for the College of Public Health
Fund Number: 306584
Dean's discretionary fund to support special activities and initiatives of the College of Public Health including recruitment and events
The College of Public Health General Scholarship Fund
Fund Number: 313097
To provide financial assistance to students in the College of Public Health
Public Health Research & Education Support Fund
Fund Number: 310502
For education of the general public, patients and students (including program support, travel, supplies,/equipment), aswell as basic, clinical and other public health research efforts
College of Public Health Special Initiatives
Fund Number: 312614
To support renovations of Cunz Hall, the future home of the College of Public Health
The Mary Plummer Memorial Scholarship Fund
Fund Number: 645825
Established June 29, 2001, by family, friends and colleagues in her memory through The Foundation. Income provides scholarships, based on merit and need, for School of Public Health students interested in epidemiology who are pursing thesis, dissertatio n or practicum work. Preference is given to females.
Graduate Program in Hospital and Health Services Administration Excellence Endowment Fund
Fund Number: 603301
Established October 2, 1981, by alumni and friends. Income and principal, if needed, support the graduate program.
Bernard J. Lachner Graduate Fellowship
Fund Number: 603890
Established March 5, 1976, by Mrs. Bernard Lachner and sons, Bernard J., III, Thomas F. and James T. Lachner, in his honor. Income provides a fellowship in hospital and health services administration.
The Donald R. Newkirk Scholarship Fund in Health Services Management and Policy
Fund Number: 645159
Established February 4, 2000, by friends, family, colleagues and students in his honor through The Foundation. Income provides scholarships to graduates enrolled in Health Services Management and Policy. Selection of the Newkirk Scholars is based on meri t, leadership potential and/or need.
Graduate Program in Health Services Management & Policy Director's Innovation Fund
Fund Number: 311009
Provides discretionary funds for the Health Services Management and Policy Division
Bruce C. Casto Educational Support Fund in Environ. Health Sciences
Fund Number: 313552
Fund to support student educational activity in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences at the College of Public Health
Charles A. Turner Scholarship Fund
Fund Number: 607358
Established February 3, 1984, by friends and colleagues. Income provides scholarships for graduates in the hospital and health services administration program.
Columbus Hospitals Endowment Fund
Fund Number: 601393
Established May 1, 1986, by Columbus area hospitals. Income funds scholarly activities such as scholarships within the Graduate Program in Hospital and Health Services Administration.
Columbus Public Health Farmer's Market Project
Fund Number: 313292
Provides support for the annual College of Public Health/Columbus Health Departments Farmer's Market
Dr. Gary G. Koch and Mrs. Carolyn J. Koch Fellowship Fund in the Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Biostatistics
Fund Number: 643761
Established January 30, 2014, with gifts from Dr. Gary G. Koch [BS 1962, MS 1963] and Mrs. Carolyn J. Koch; used to supplement the Gary and Carolyn Koch Student Fund in Joint PhD Program in Biostatistics [#313710]; until December 31, 2025 unless the endowment is revised prior to that date; after December 31, 2025 the fund shall be revised to either a fellowship or a student financial aid fund.
Eminence Fund in Health Services Management and Policy
Fund Number: 314640
Income provides discretionary funds to the division to fund one or more activities that have the potential to improve the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program’s national reputation. Students and student groups will be eligible to submit a short proposal to the division to request money for any activity that would enhance the MHA program’s national reputation. This could include funding a student's research / paper, funding a case competition, sending a student to a conference, or anything that might put one or more MHA students in a national spotlight.
First Community Village Endowed Scholarship Fund
Fund Number: 602234
Established June 4, 1993, by First Community Village. Income provides scholarships to students in the Division of Hospital and Health Services Administration interested in long-term care management and policy.
Global Health Travel Fund in the College of Public Health
Fund Number: 314259
To support students and faculty traveling to conduct research, participate in field practice placements, and partake in service learning opportunities, all focused on global public health.
HBHP Education Fund
Fund Number: 312613
Supports student activities including research projects, travel, and other activities which will enhance the development of Public Health students
Health Management Lecture Fund
Fund Number: 603030
Established June 2, 1989, by individuals, organizations and corporations interested in and supportive of the Division of Hospital and Health Services Administration. Income supports strategic programming initiatives to support a lectureship series on hea lth management issues.
Health Services Management and Policy Program Enhancement Fund
Fund Number: 311015
Used at the discretion of the chair of the HSMP division