Sandra Allison, Lake County Extension educator, received a grant from the Cardinal Health Foundation to help fight the opioid epidemic in Lake County. The grant is designed to expand medication safety education for thousands of students in K-12 schools and universities, using “Generation Rx” educational materials.

Ingrid Adams, Extension specialist, was awarded a one-time $14,500 grant from the City of Columbus to engage more deeply with the City and its partner organizations to address the disparities that exist, and ensure bright futures for boys and young men of color.

Michael Betz, assistant professor and Extension state specialist, was awarded a $34,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development to research the economic impact of opioid misuse in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

Sanja Ilic, assistant professor and Extension state specialist, received a Connect and Collaborate Grant from Global One Health initiative (GOHi) in partnership with the OAA, Office of Outreach and Engagement partners for their project, Development of an Education and Outreach Program to Assist Fresh Produce Growers with Meeting Food Safety Requirements.