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Dr. Martin Luther King

 


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Ohio University is now accepting applications its 

Health Policy Fellowship Class of 2018

 

The Health Policy Fellowship will accept a maximum of 12 Fellows for its twenty-fourth class beginning in September 2017.  The program is sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) and coordinated by the HPF office at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

 

The program is designed for practicing or teaching osteopathic physicians who are preparing for leadership roles in the profession and positions of influence in health policy.  Applications will also be considered from individuals with an established professional connection with the osteopathic profession (for example: directors of medical education, hospital administrators, and executive directors of state osteopathic associations). 

For more information and to apply, please visit:

https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/education/graduate-education/fellowship-programs/health-policy/index.cfm

 


 

Medical Expert Panel: Achieving Equity and Eliminating Infant Mortality Disparities within Racial and Ethnic Populations: From Data to Action

Release Date:  September 18, 2015 - Medical Expert Panel White Paper Series 
Volume 1 – Infant Mortality

The Commission announces the release of its first whitepaper, in a series of papers, that summarize the findings of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health’s Medical Expert Panel (OCMHMEP). The OCMHMEP’s sole purpose is to offer insight and recommendations to eliminate disparities in chronic diseases that disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minorities.



 

Achieving Equity and Eliminating Obesity and Diabetes
Disparities within Racial and Ethnic Populations


Release Date: September 16, 2016 - Medical Expert Panel White Paper Series Volume 2 – Obesity/Diabetes

The Commission announces the release of its second whitepaper, in a series of papers, that summarize the findings of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health’s Medical Expert Panel (OCMHMEP). The OCMHMEP’s sole purpose is to offer insight and recommendations to eliminate disparities in chronic diseases that disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minorities.



The Commission Seeks a Diverse Pool of Minority Health Evaluators
Are you a public health evaluator with experience working within minority communities? Are you interested in helping minority health agencies obtain research based evaluation measures for the purpose of increased health equity?

The Commission invites evaluators with experience assessing minority health grants and research projects to be a part of Research and Evaluation Enhancement Program (REEP). Evaluators are engaged on a contracted basis, upon selection by Commission grantees. For more information, click here or contact  Dr. Joann Mawasha at joann.mawasha@wright.edu.

 

In the Spotlight
About the Commission


Each year the Commission shall distribute grants from available funds to community based health groups for the purpose of health promotion and disease prevention among members of minority groups. “Minority Groups” means any of the following racial and ethnic groups: African AmericanNative American IndianAsian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino American.  

The diseases and conditions on which the Commission focuses are: CardiovascularCancers, DiabetesInfant Mortality, Substance Abuse and Violence. The Commission also focuses on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus through other legislation.  
  

For preventive screenings recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Library of Medicine, click HERE

Current Grantees

Demonstration Grants 2014 - 2015
Local Offices of Minority Health - Click on the links below
2015 Minority Health Month Grants
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus





The Ohio Commission on Minority Health is a proud member of the National Association of State Offices of Minority Health. Click on the NASOMH button below to check out the newest "Featured Topics"!


Local Offices of Minority Health

Click HERE for project abstracts.

Click HERE to access the history of Ohio's Local Offices on Minority Health.

Akron
Cleveland
Columbus
Dayton
Toledo
Youngstown


Statewide Ethnic Health Coalitions
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The Ohio Commission on Minority Health
77 S. High Street, 18th Floor Columbus, Ohio 43215
Office: 614.466.4000 Fax: 614.752.9049
Email: minhealth@mih.ohio.gov
 
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