Amy Ferketich, PhD

Ex-Officio  Member

Action Board Chair


Appointed November 2013

Term Ending:  November 2014

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Amy FerketichDr. Ferketich has been on the faculty in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University since 2003. She received a PhD in public health with a specialization in epidemiology and a master’s in applied statistics from The Ohio State University. She teaches the core class in epidemiology to MPH students and Epidemiology III, which is a class on the analysis and interpretation of observational data. Her administrative and service roles at OSU include serving as the Undergraduate Studies chair, co-director of the Public Health Honors Program, a member of the admissions committee in the Division of Epidemiology, a member of the Graduate Council (an advisory group to the Graduate School at OSU) and a member of the Graduate School Awards Committee. Her research interests are in tobacco control, with specific projects focusing on delivering smoking cessation programs to low-income adults and understanding patterns of tobacco initiation among youth. Within APHA, Dr. Ferketich has served as the chair of the Applied Public Health Statistics Section, a Governing Council representative, member and current chair of the Action Board and member and current co-chair of the Joint Policy Committee. In her spare time, she enjoys being physically active and cooking. She also volunteers at a local hospice organization and at a local humane society.