The Ohio State University - College of Public Health

  • OH


1841 Neil Ave
United States

About Us

Quick Facts about the College

General Information

College of Public Health Established: 2007

School of Public Health Founded: 1995

First MPH degree at OSU awarded: 1992

First MHA degree at OSU awarded: 1971

Dean: William J. Martin II, MD

Students: 450

Faculty: 60


College of Public Health faculty members serve as Principal Investigator for more than 50 research programs. Examples include:

  • Cancer survivors' intentions for work following diagnosis and treatment
  • Examining the reach of clean indoor air policies in Appalachia
  • Improving cardiovascular care for minority Americans: Facilitating organizational change
  • Profile of family violence in Ohio
  • Prevention of oral cancer by strawberries
  • Work-related injuries among immigrant workers
  • Employed Latino health initiative

The College of Public Health is a significant partner in two major initiatives at Ohio State: the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS); and the Center for Global Health. The CCTS grant from the National Institutes of Health is one of the largest ever received by the university.

Areas of Study:

Targeted Investments in Excellence:

Community Engagement:

The College of Public Health partners with Columbus Public Health to hold a summertime farmers' market for three days in downtown Columbus. The Public Health Farmers' Market provides area residents of the area much-needed access to fruits and vegetables.




  • First accredited college of public health in Ohio.
  • College ranked 19th by US News and World Report magazine.
  • MHA program ranked 10th in the country.
  • Since 2004, our funded research has quadrupled.
  • The college moved into the newly renovated Cunz Hall in 2011.
  • Our students and alumni are having worldwide impact. Students serve in international practice placements, including Bangladesh and Uganda. One of our MHA graduates is working in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates.