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Jane Balbo, DO

Jane Balbo
Assistant Clinical Professor
Heritage Hall
Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute
Primary Care


  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio, 2007
  • Community Health Services (MHA) with a Women’s Studies Certificate, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1996
  • Medical Communication (BS), The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1992


  • Board Certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment, 2010
  • Board Certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, 2012


  • Gender-affirming healthcare, transgender health
  • Contraception, birth control, contraception counseling
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections, STIs, STDs

What do you like best about working with the student population?

I find that Ohio University students are very open to learning-whether it is about their bodies, their health, making changes or doing things differently from how they may have done them before. They have such wonderful energy! Our patients are from all over the state, country, and world, so I always enjoy learning more about them. I also find that they are so appreciative of someone taking the time to ask them questions, listen to their answers, and care about them. It is an honor to be a physician to this population and I look forward to my job every day! How many people can say that?