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Heritage College News Center

Your hub for exploring Heritage College news, events, features, social media, videos and more.

Recent Stories

  • Families of body donors say altruism motivates gift

    During the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Body Donor Memorial Service, friends and family said a desire to help others was the driving force behind why their loved ones gifted their bodies to science.
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  • "Rethinking Poverty" workshop helps instill empathy in new class of medical students

    Incoming medical students participated in an interactive workshop designed to build awareness and provoke discussion about social determinants of health and the implications of living in under-resourced communities.  
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  • Summer Scholars provides students a unique start to medical school

    Where 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.  
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Ohio University Medicine Blog

  • Heritage College participates in statewide collaborative to develop health resources for providers

    Heritage College is one of seven medical schools working together to develop cardiovascular and diabetes resources for primary care providers. A recently published article looks at how the collaborative, called Cardi-OH, was created.
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  • Graduate connects with rural patients

    Nathan P. Samsa grew up in a rural area and began his career as a pharmacist before earning his osteopathic medical degree. He returned to his roots and is providing personalized medicine to his rural patients.
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Heritage College in the News

  • Women-led medical organizations create role models for younger generations

    Heritage College medical students Alyssa Lambrecht and Rachel O'Connor talk about what drew them to medicine and the benefits of organizations like Ohio Women in Medicine that help empower women in medical school.
    The Post
  • COVID-19 Death Rates Among Black Individuals Remain Higher than White

    Berkley Franz, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O., Endowed Faculty Fellow in Population Health Science, shares results from her study looking at COVID-19 health disparities. 
    Managed Healthcare Executive
  • PHOTO TOUR: Heritage College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Now completed, Heritage Hall, the Athens campus of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, is a transformative modern medical education facility that showcases the heightened importance of student wellness throughout, including fitness and healing spaces, healthy eating options, water filtration system and connections to outdoor spaces.
    Healthcare Design
Monday, October 3 Athens Primary Care Clinic 8:30 AM — 3:30 PM Heritage Community Clinic Grosvenor Hall West Ohio University

Monday, October 3 Lifestyle Medicine - Dr. Bussard Presentation 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM HCOM Campus

Monday, October 3 Ohio Women in Medicine - Information Meeting 5:00 PM — 6:00 PM Medical Education Center (MEC)