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

Recent Stories

  • 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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  • Murphy and Culver named interim department chairs

    Erin 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.
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  • The Heritage College and OhioHealth strengthen osteopathic manipulative medicine partnership

    OhioHealth 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.
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  • Student spotlight: Ariana Cucci, OMS IV, and Kristina Green, OMS IV

    Medical school provides a unique opportunity to grow your passion in life and support your community at the same time. Two Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine students have taken this approach to medical school and created a community outreach organization that combines their excitement for holistic health with their personal pursuit of wellness.
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  • Research spotlight: Belainesh Nigeda, OMS III

    Belainesh Nigeda, OMS III, whose research focuses on how doulas help Black women have healthier birth outcomes, shares why research is rewarding.
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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