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Ohio State Names First Associate Dean of Community Outreach and Engagement

The Ohio State University College of Public Health is pleased to announce its first appointment to a new position. Dr. Pamela Salsberry is assuming a new role as the college’s first associate dean of Community Outreach and Engagement.

Dr. Pamela Salsberry
[Photo: Dr. Pamela Salsberry]

In this capacity, she will facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of college-related community and outreach activities. She will be the college representative to the Ohio State Office of Outreach and Engagement and will be the point person for important new initiatives and partnerships to improve public health across Ohio. Further, the Center for Health Outcomes, Policy and Evaluation Studies (HOPES) will also report to Dr. Salsberry in her new role.

Dr. Salsberry joined the College of Public Health last year from Ohio State’s College of Nursing. She has had a stellar career in research and research training, focused on major community and population based topics of urgent public health importance such as health disparities in early life development. She is co-PI of an NIH/NINR study “Poverty, low birth weight and obesity across the life course” as well as co-PI of an NIH/NINR T32 training grant. Dr. Salsberry is also associate director of the NIH/NICHD-funded Institute for Population Research at Ohio State.