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Heritage College News Center

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

Recent Stories

  • Study: Disrupting growth hormone receptor gene in adipose tissue increases lifespan in mice

    A study of mice led by Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Edison Biotechnology Institute researchers has shown that stopping the activity of growth hormone (GH) in fat cells can improve health and increase lifespan.
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  • Board approves creation of two new centers within OMNI

    The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the creation of two new centers, the Injury and Pain Research Center and the Center for Healthy Aging, both housed within the Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute (OMNI).
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  • New Translational Research Facility planned

    The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will start work on a new facility on the Athens campus dedicated to translational research.
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Ohio University Medicine Blog

  • Alumni Spotlight: Kate Spencer, serving the people of Appalachia

    Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate Kate Spencer, D.O. ('22), grew up in rural Glouster, Ohio and is now doing her residency at O'Bleness Hospital in Athens. For National Rural Health Day, we talked with her to learn more about why practicing medicine in a rural area is exactly where she wants to be.
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  • Student Spotlight: Meghan Trout, a physician and ally

    In conjunction with National Rural Health Day on Nov. 17, we spoke with second-year student Meghan Trout, who has lived in a rural community and plans to work with underserved populations when she becomes a physician. She and two other students participated in a social media takeover to mark National Rural Health Day.
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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
Friday, December 2 Student Osteopathic Medical Association - SOMA Clothing Drive 8:00 AM — 6:00 PM Dublin Campus

Monday, December 5 Athens Primary Care Clinic 8:30 AM — 3:30 PM Heritage Community Clinic Grosvenor Hall West Ohio University

Tuesday, December 6 Clinical Anatomy and Pathology Club - Board Facts/Preparation 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM HCOM Cleveland Campus