Who We Are
Diverse biomedical and biological disciplines
The Department of Biomedical Sciences is led by 48 faculty members from diverse biomedical and biological disciplines – dedicated to basic research in the life sciences, applied biomedical research and research in medical education. Our mission is to serve the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine through teaching in the medical undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as in the master's and Ph.D. programs with which department faculty are associated.
We are committed to serving the Heritage College, Ohio University, the osteopathic profession, the community of southeast Ohio and the medical and scientific communities at the state, national and international levels.
Tuition Waiver • Annual Ph.D. Stipends from $23,000 to $25,500
The Department of Biomedical Sciences is led by 48 faculty members from diverse biomedical and biological disciplines. M.S. and Ph.D. opportunities are available in basic research in the life sciences, applied biomedical research and research in medical education. For more information or to apply, contact us at email@example.com or 740.593.2327.
Continuing your journey
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Areas of Research
Make discovery personal
From diabetes to infectious diseases to neurological disorders, our groundbreaking research is making a difference.
March 21, 2023
Dr. Shaohua Wang, assistant professor of medical microbiology, is a relative newcomer to the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, joining the college seven months ago. We took some time to sit down with her and discuss her research, her time at the Heritage College and what initially drew her to microbial studies.
May 11, 2022
In this research spotlight, Ellie McNutt, Ph.D., an assistant professor of instruction in medical anatomy shares her most unique research experience.
October 29, 2019
Graham Smith is neither a medical clinician nor a research scientist. But when the Heritage College hosted the third annual International Symposium on Growth Hormone and Metabolism, he attended to learn more about his daughter’s growth hormone (GH) deficiency.