What’s New:

Fact sheet on Smoking Among Ohioans with Disabilities

ODHP has developed a fact sheet to raise awareness regarding smoking disparities faced by Ohioans with disabilities. Click here to access a printable copy.

National Academies Paper Focuses on Compounded Disparities

ODHP PI Dr. Susan Havercamp, joined a recent Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities at the National Academy of Sciences to explore the issues at the intersection of health equity, health disparities, health literacy, and people living with disabilities. She is co-author on a commissioned paper on the topic, Compounded Disparities: Health Equity at the Intersection of Disability, Race, and Ethnicity.

Read the paper here.

Community Engagement Conference 2018

The Ohio Disability and Health Program joined with Nisonger Center clinical services and LEND training program to present at the first annual Community Engagement Conference held at Ohio State January 24-25. ODHP Health Services Policy Specialist, David Ellsworth, partnered with OSU Extension office and Creating Healthy Communities in Marion County to present on ‘Bridging the Gap of Food Insecurity through Inclusivity.’ The ODHP/Nisonger team created a poster highlighting partnerships that promote health and wellness of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

View the ODHP/Nisonger poster here.

Marion County Nutrition and Physical Activity Projects Featured by CDC

ODHP Marion County Public Health partners in the Creating Healthy Communities Program were featured on the CDC website! Check it out here.