Ozarks Public Health Institute

Welcome to the Ozarks Public Health Institute!

Welcome to the Missouri State University Ozarks Public Health Institute (OPHI) web site! We created this site to not only provide information about OPHI, but also to serve as a practical source for Public Health news, research, grant and professional information. Please browse our site and come back and see us frequently. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 Resource page has websites with information related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). These websites include data about the disease spread, news about the disease, and personal safety and protocols that should be followed to avoid infection or spreading infection.

COVID-19 Virus


Staff imageOPHI offers a diverse set of services and expertise in the areas of research design, implementation, evaluation and more! We make every effort to involve students in all that we do.

PBH logoOur website can offer numerous resources for grants, research and public health. Click on any of these links, or those on the left menu for further information.

CarringtonOPHI is part of Missouri State University and involves faculty, staff, and students from across campus to address public health issues in Missouri. Please use our site to browse other departments and resources of Missouri State University to learn more.

The Public Health Newswire


Surgeon General visitOPHI sponsors Public Health events and trainings - Springfield visit by former US Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy.