Amanda B. Dennison

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Honors College

Since graduating from CSU in 2009 with an honors bachelor of arts in anthropology and a bachelor of science in health sciences, Amanda Dennison has made significant contributions to the field of public health.

As manager of the Ohio Department of Health’s Sexually Transmitted Disease and Hepatitis Prevention Program since 2014, she is responsible for these programs statewide, including screening/treatment guidelines, prevention messages and health education initiatives. She played a key role in developing and implementing the Ohio HIV Prevention and Care Integrated Plan, 2017-2021.

She began her professional career at the Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland as the HIV outreach coordinator and HIV prevention program manager.

Ms. Dennison holds a graduate degree in public health from George Washington University. While there, she spent time in Kenya, working on public health projects. She lives in Columbus.