Year in Review

Hannah learned a lot this past year, not only about Ohio State, but about herself.  She was quick to join the Pre-PT/OT Club to learn more about the career she would like to have in the future. Through this club, she was given the opportunity to become a research volunteer at the James Crane Institute of Sports Medicine. Working alongside the PhD students has been an eye-opening experience, and has taught her a lot in a short period of time. She plans to continue working with them and will hopefully compose her own research project in their lab in the future.

Aside from academics, she also joined the Club Swim Team in hopes to continue her swimming career from high school. She also became closer to her roots by participating in the Jewish Learning Fellowship through OSU Hillel. This was a very special experience in which she was able to talk to other Jewish college students about Judaism and what it means to each of them and in society. She also plans to be the HSS Team Captain for Buckeyethon next year and increase involvement in the dance marathon so we can reach the goal of $2 million FTK!

Overall, she learned a lot about herself this year, and hopes to continue her growth next semester by becoming a Peer Mentor for HSS and an Ohio State Welcome Leader (OWL) Coordinator.


G: During the summer of 2019, Hannah participated in Global May Hungary with an Ohio State cohort. While in Budapest, Krakow, and Warsaw, she developed a keen understanding of European life, culture, and politics. She continued her journey of learning about European culture by visiting the Czech Republic and Austria. Looking forward, she hopes to take her passion for traveling to assist in her future occupations.


A: In 2018, Hannah acquired a position as a research volunteer for the James Crane Institute of Sports Medicine. She hopes to use this along with her coursework and shadowing/observation experience to prepare her for a successful career as a physical therapist. Aside from research, she also participates in physical fitness courses to enhance her understanding of human body movement and the importance of exercise. She also has a passion for sign language, and is taking courses in hopes to become an ASL interpreter in the future.

L: In the fall of 2018, Hannah was accepted into BuckeyeThon’s General Body. This specially selected group of students share the same dream: to end the fight against pediatric cancer. She currently serves as the Small Student Organizations Coordinator. In this position, she leads a group of BuckeyeThon Team Captains and Team Members, teaches them fundraising techniques, and fosters a culture of philanthropy.

S: At home in Cincinnati, she volunteers at the Over-the-Rhine Soup Kitchen and the Ronald McDonald House at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Last year at Ohio State, she participated in Buckeyethon, and became a Miracle Maker FTK, which means she raised over $1000 for children currently undergoing treatments in the hematology/oncology unit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She hope to continue serving my community by becoming more involved in HSS service events, Buckeyethon, and service through the Pre-PT/OT Club!



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About Me

Hannah Loewenstein is a second year undergraduate student at Ohio State studying human nutrition on the pre-physical therapy track. She is in Health Sciences Scholars, and plans to pursue a career as a physical therapist. She also has a strong interest in sign language, and hopes to become an ASL interpreter someday. She is involved with BuckeyeThon as the Health Sciences Scholars Team Captain, and volunteers as a research assistant in the Cortex Motion Analysis Lab at the Jameson Crane Sports Medicine Institute. She is an ambitious student, and is passionate about helping others and making a difference.