Darryl Hood, PhD
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University
Darryl B. Hood, Ph.D., is a professor and environmental public health neuro-toxicologist in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University. After 20+ years at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN, Dr. Hood has continued his innovation in discovery here at The Ohio State University as the co-architect of the novel Public Health Exposome framework with BD2K analytics. This paradigm-altering framework interrogates hypotheses focused on determining if there are associations between the built, natural, physical, and social environment and disparate health outcomes observed in high-risk census tracts.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

An interprofessional team of faculty, staff and students created a longitudinal exercise entitled, “Personal and Collective Responsibility for Health Equity: Anti-Racism in Action” involving second year learners from seven Ohio State health sciences colleges. Learning objectives included the following: three IPEC sub-competencies (Values and Ethics, Interprofessional Communication, and Roles and Responsibilities) and two objectives differentiating types of racism and identifying impacts of racism on wellbeing and health care delivery. Over five weeks, students completed two assigned modules…