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School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology New Faculty

Monday, December 8, 2014

The College of Education welcomed 11 new faculty members for 2014-15, including four in the School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology. Learn more about each of these individuals and the experience and expertise they bring to OSU.


Assistant Professor, Health Education and Promotion
Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington
Previously associate instructor of public health, Indiana University


“Dr. Randolph (Randy) Hubach joins our program from Indiana University’s School of Public Health, where he completed a Ph.D. in Health Behavior. Dr. Hubach brings a wealth of knowledge and experience both in and out of the classroom. He is an active scholar with research interests in LGBT population health and sexuality-related health disparities, and his involvement with the School of Public Health at IU will be invaluable as OSU launches its new Master of Public Health program.”
~ Bridget Miller, Associate Professor and Donelson Jacques Endowed Professor in Health Education and Promotion


Assistant Professor, Counseling
Ph.D., University of Missouri
Previously a research assistant at Ohio State University


“Hang-Shim Lee recently completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Ohio State University counseling center and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. We are excited to welcome her to OSU and to our Counseling and Counseling Psychology programs in SAHEP in the College of Education.”
~ Carrie Winterowd, Professor, Counseling Psychology


Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
Ph.D., University of Michigan



“Huiyoung Shin has been involved in a cutting-edge line of research that has a substantial impact on early adolescents’ academic and social development. Her primary research interests focus on exploring social dynamics among peers and its influence on academic adjustment. Her extensive knowledge and expertise in using a social network analysis will add breadth and depth to our graduate program.”
~ YoonJung Cho, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology


Assistant Professor, Recreation Management Therapeutic Recreation
Ph.D., University of Utah
Formerly assistant professor, Illinois State University


“Melissa Zahl joins us from Illinois State University, where she was a faculty member. Her clinical experience spans a variety of settings, including the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute, Olympus View Hospital and the Long Lake Health Care facility. Melissa’s areas of expertise include treatment for individuals with spinal cord injuries, transitional care, dementia, mobility impairments and many other health care related areas. Her clinical expertise will enrich our recreational therapy program.”
~ Tim Passmore, Associate Professor, Therapeutic Recreation