Kent State University College of Public Health

A photo of professor Dr.Deric Kenne (left) and Dr.Ruoming Jin (right).

Could data have helped prevent the opioid crisis in Ohio? A Kent State University researcher says yes. Public Health Professor Deric Kenne is partnering with a Kent computer scientist to develop The Northeast Ohio Tri-County Prevention Infrastructure.

Statistical Analysis on National Health Issues
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention says in 2016 drug overdose deaths rose so dramatically that they affected statistics on life expectancy in the U.S.