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Are you prepared? Virus highlights need for health, end-of-life planning

December 27, 2020

Dr. Timothy Jordan, professor of public health, discusses how COVID-19 highlights racial disparity in end-of-life planning. Read: Are you prepared? Virus highlights need for health, end-of-life planning


Faculty Credited for Introducing Graduate to Public Health Career

December 23, 2020

Ashleigh Konopka earned her master’s degree in public health from UToledo last spring and graduated in December with a master of science in occupational health.


COVID-19 Pandemic Confirms Graduate’s Future in Public Health

December 15, 2020

Victoria Simpson works for the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department and received her master’s degree in public health from UToledo on Dec. 6.


Sunny Stroll

November 24, 2020

Dr. Jennifer Peterson, assistant professor in the School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, passes Academic House during her daily short walk around the UToledo campus on Monday, Nov. 23, in the golden afternoon light.


Curfew order relief for hospitality, confusing to public health

November 20, 2020

Dr. Brian Fink, UToledo public health expert, discusses Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s decision to impose a 10 p.m. curfew to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Read: Curfew order relief for hospitality, confusing to public health


Ohio governor orders 3-week curfew to slow virus’ spread

November 18, 2020

  Dr. Brian Fink, UToledo public health expert, said it would take until December to see whether Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s curfew is reducing the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, and even then it might not be clear. Read: Ohio governor orders 3-week curfew to slow virus’ spread


COVID-19 Highlights Racial Disparity in End-of-Life Planning, UToledo Researcher Says

November 13, 2020

With COVID-19-related deaths on the rise, UToledo researchers say advance care planning has never been more urgent — particularly in minority communities.


UTMC Prepared Senior for Healthcare Administration Role

November 12, 2020

As a healthcare administrator, Beyer will “manage, lead and administer” healthcare organizations such as hospitals and healthcare systems and health insurance companies.


UToledo to Celebrate Graduates with Virtual Commencement

November 5, 2020

Rocket Nation will gather together virtually on Sunday, Dec. 6 to celebrate the Class of 2020 during an online version of the traditional commencement ceremony.


Pandemic hasn’t curtailed crime of human trafficking

November 4, 2020

Dr. Celia Williamson, executive director of the UToledo Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute and Distinguished University Professor of social work, writes that Ohio’s largest human-trafficking sting in the state’s history announced last week serves as a gut-check reminder that the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions that come along with it haven’t slowed the crime of human ...