Nicole O’Brien, associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine - Pediatrics, is the recipient of a Fulbright Africa Regional Research Program award. O’Brien will be affiliated with the Kinshasa School of Public Health in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, where she will work on her research titled, “The epidemiology of acute neurologic illness and injury in children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.” She will be abroad for her research from September - October in 2015 and 2016.
The International Scholarship Symposium, an inaugural event that invited Ohio State faculty, students and scholars to share their international research projects and inspire global discussion, took place on Friday, February 27 in Page Hall at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs.
The symposium showcased important international research conducted by members of the Ohio State community. Faculty, staff, students and international scholars all joined together to learn more about the work accomplished by their colleagues on campus and around the world. More than 100 guests and presenters attended the event, including faculty and students from the Ohio State University at Newark, as well as the Agricultural Technical Institute and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, Ohio.