2021 Mini-Medical School



Want to attend Medical School and skip the test?

The OSU Wexner Medical Center and Columbus Public Health’s 2021 Mini-Medical School is a high-impact community engagement program.  It created the program’s broad goals to respond to the general public’s intense desire for health and medical information. Mini-Medical School educates the general public about biomedical science and the translation of medical research to clinical treatments, enhance the pipeline for health care professionals, and advance the land-grant mission.  

March 9, 2021, 6:00 p.m.COVID-19: Equity in Vaccine Distribution.”

Tasleem J. Padamsee, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Health Services Management and Policy, and Julianna Nemeth, Ph.D., MA, Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Promotion, College of Public Health

Elizabeth Koch, MD, MPH&TM Outbreak Response Director, Oluseun Aluko, MBChB, MPH, Outbreak Response Coordinator, Columbus Public Health

Register at https://osu.zoom.us/j/96728240451?pwd=VmYrc2pQZmdyTTF4aGpsanh1SzIwZz09


May 11, 2021, 6:00 p.m.. Virtual Health During COVID-19.”

Dr. Edward Levine, Medical Director, Prison Care Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Medical Director, Virtual Health, Karen S. Jackson, Director Center for Virtual Health, John Wooten, Senior Outreach Coordinator, Center for Virtual Health

Register at https://osu.zoom.us/j/98347502478?pwd=TjJJelBxb1dzRjdtWmM3OEZPcmROZz09


July 13, 2021, 6:00 p.m. –“Improving Maternal and Infant Health Status of Marginalized Communities.”

Kamilah Dixon-Shambley, MD, Medical Director Mom2B, Assistant Professor Clinical, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Twinkle Schottke, Director, MOM2B

Please register at https://osu.zoom.us/j/95236935829?pwd=cXZlMGFDaFZ3MVBGU29USG80Vm1Edz09


September 14, 2021, 6:00 p.m. “Preventing Environmental Injustice.”

Darryl Hood, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Environmental Neuroscientist in the Division of Environmental Health Science, OSU College of Public Health

Please register at https://osu.zoom.us/j/98170265072?pwd=THlCQUErTzFQazR2ODBLcmRHRGFDdz09


November 9, 2021, 6:00 pm – “Black/African American Middle-aged Women with High Blood Pressure, in a COVID-19 pandemic.”

Ingrid Adam, Ph.D., RD, LD, LDE, Associate Professor, Extension Specialist in Food, Health, and Human Behavior, Health Sciences, Medical Dietetics, IBRC, The Ohio State University Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Please register