PHPID Membership Open to All Faculty Campus-wide
The Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases (PHPID) program has made great progress in its development since its creation in 2005 and is now becoming a campus-wide, faculty led Targeted Investment in Excellence. We strive to include all faculty members who are doing or have done research related to infectious diseases across the university.Read More
Faculty Position in ONE HEALTH
The Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track position as a One Health Specialist. The position is affiliated with the multi-college Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases (PHPID) program. The PHPID initiative is a comprehensive interdisciplinary program in infectious diseases, biodefense, and public health preparedness.Read More
PRACTICAL TOOL CAN ‘TAKE PULSE’ OF BLUE-GREEN ALGAE STATUS IN LAKES
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Scientists have designed a screening tool that provides a fast, easy and relatively inexpensive way to predict levels of a specific toxin in lakes that are prone to blue-green algal blooms.Read More
PHPID at Ohio State
Who We Are
The Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases (PHPID) initiative is one of 10 cross-disciplinary research partnerships created in 2005 as part of a charge from the university's Office of Academic Programs. PHPID is a collaboration of six colleges with a mission of protecting the public from infections. More than 125 faculty across these colleges contribute to this initiative.
What We Do
Recent threats of disease pandemics, bioterrorism, food-borne illnesses, and natural disasters underscore the importance of public health preparedness for the United States. PHPID faculty translate scientific discoveries into clinical applications, detect the presence of emerging infectious diseases within communities, prevent human infection from zoonotic organisms, address food safety issues, and train professionals to protect the public.