Office of Public and Professional Affairs
The Office of Public and Professional Affairs supports the college mission by strategically building relationships and raising the Heritage College profile:
- To attract students, talent and funding
- To strengthen our visibility with key audiences, including government and community agencies and officials, strategic and premier partners, clinical faculty and alumni
- To foster, enhance and protect our college reputation
Our staff advances the goals, objectives and priorities of the Heritage College through communication, government relations and grant development, as well as providing opportunities for lifelong learning and continued professional development for our graduates.
Society of Alumni and Friends
In coordination with the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Society of Alumni and Friends, we work to engage graduates in the mission of the college through outreach and events.
Creating the future of medical education and patient care requires vision, careful planning, partnerships and investment. These efforts can take the form of an endowed scholarship or named spaces in our facilities.
July 15, 2022Where medical school starts is not the same for everyone. For some at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, it begins with a program called Summer Scholars. This summer, 24 students joined Heritage College faculty, professors and current students in Athens, Ohio to be immersed in a five-week, rigorous, hands-on program similar to what first-year medical students experience.Read More
Murphy and Culver named interim department chairsJuly 13, 2022Erin Murphy, Ph.D., has been named interim chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Andrew Culver, D.O. ('99), has assumed the role of interim chair of the Department of Specialty Medicine and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.Read More
The Heritage College and OhioHealth strengthen osteopathic manipulative medicine partnershipJuly 12, 2022OhioHealth has leased space from the Heritage College to open a new OMM clinic in Athens that will serve the community and be a training ground for medical students.Read More