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News, updates and features from the Ohio State HSMP department and alumni society.

Alumni news – December 2019

Catherine Baumgarner ’86 has been appointed Chair of The Ohio State University Alumni Association Board of DirectorsCongratulations to Catherine who has recently been appointed to this position. Catherine is starting her fourth year on the Board of Directors and has previously been on the Executive committee. She has also served as Chair of the Finance…

50th-anniversary alumni gala

Buckeye MHA alumni and current and former faculty members from across the country came back to campus for the program’s 50th anniversary at the annual Alumni Gala immediately following the Management Institute. Alumni enjoyed reconnecting with old friends, welcoming our new Dean in the College of Public Health and celebrating the rich tradition of our…

Management Institute recap

On October 4, more than 190 guests attended the Management Institute, “Building Healthy Communities: When leadership gets it right,” at the Ohio Union.  The conference featured opening remarks from Dr Hal Paz, Executive Vice President and Chancellor for Health Affairs at the Ohio State University, and concluded with keynote speaker, Daniel Pink, New York Times…

The Naming of the Young Alumni Achievement Award

The HSMP Alumni Society is pleased to name the Young Alumni Achievement award after Ned Zechman ’74. This award is presented to an individual 40 years or younger who has achieved significant early career growth in the field of healthcare. When Ned became the CEO of the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans at 29 years…

Bill Considine ’71 recipient of the Donald R. Newkirk award

Congratulations to Bill, president of Akron Children’s Hospital, for receiving the Donald R. Newkirk Award for “an individual who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the health care field in Ohio.”  Click here to learn more.

Dr. Sharon Schweikhart’s Leadership Role at the University

 This month, we interviewed Dr. Scheikhart to learn more about her leadership roles within the University and the College of Public Health.  What have you been doing since stepping out of the MHA program director role? First, I continue in my HSMP faculty role – teaching, advising students, serving on committees and supporting the MHA…

Dr. Sandy Tanenbaum to Retire After 28 Years at the University

We will miss Dr. Tanenbaum and wish her all the best.  Learn more about what she is most looking forward to and what she will miss most about her time at OSU. What is your proudest accomplishment at OSU? I would say that my proudest accomplishment was reaching the rank of full professor.  This entailed both…

Janet Porter ’77 Appointed to OSU Board, Receives Honor from University of Minnesota

  Dr. Janet Porter’77 was recently appointed to the Ohio State board of trustees. She will serve as a charter member through 2020. Janet was also recently selected to receive the Gaylord Anderson Award from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. This is their highest honor for outstanding contribution to the field of…

Dr. Catherine Zavatsky Baumgardner ’86

  Dr. Catherine Baumgardner, MHA, FACHE was recently elected Treasurer of The Ohio State University Alumni Association Board of Directors. Catherine has been an active member of the BOD for the past two year, having served on the Finance Committee, chaired the Investment Committee, and co-chaired the Planning Committee. Dr. B has been an active…