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HCOM Executive Dean Kenneth Johnson celebrates with a group of students after the 2014 Convocation ceremony

Office of the Executive Dean

Welcome to the Office of the Executive Dean

The executive dean is the chief administrative officer of the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and is responsible for the college’s strategic direction and its partnerships with health care systems across the nation.

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  • Patient vaccine phase is underway

    Health care workers and medical students who have not yet been vaccinated are now considered “patients” under the state plan. 
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  • New office to support longitudinal learning

    The Heritage College announces the creation of a new Office of Medical Education. 
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  • Welcome to a new semester!

    We enter spring semester with new hope, thanks to medical discovery. 
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Care Leads Here

The Heritage College is where tomorrow's primary care physicians and specialists learn, grow and go forward. Trained to treat the whole patient. Ready to serve every population. And fully prepared to address the most pervasive medical needs of the state.



  • CHP provides important update on Johnson & Jonson vaccine distribution

    The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Community Health Programs will pause its COVID-19 vaccine clinics following this morning’s announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
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  • Single-dose, no-cost COVID-19 vaccine clinics coming to southeast Ohio

    The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Community Health Programs will offer the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at no-cost clinics for Ohio residents who are 18 and older in six counties.
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  • OHIO's Community Health Programs chosen to distribute COVID vaccines via mobile clinics

    The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Community Health Programs will distribute COVID-19 vaccines in southeast Ohio via its mobile clinics.
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