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Research at the Heritage College

Leading the Way in Research

The issues we face today are best solved by bringing together people with different expertise and multiple perspectives to come up with inspired, impactful solutions. Our scientists, medical and graduate students, and external partners collaborate to find solutions that serve patients, health care providers, policy makers, and communities in Ohio, the nation and around the world.

Research Resources

  • For Faculty and Staff

    Funding, facilities, seminars, logistical support, training, policies and more

  • For Students

    Getting started, poster templates, summer projects, guidelines, seed funding and more

OUR INSTITUTES: An interdisciplinary approach to discovery


    A collaborative group of research scientists, clinicians, educators, health administrators and students with a common interest in diabetes.


    OMNI scientists conduct basic and clinical research pertaining to the advancement of musculoskeletal and neurological health.


    Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute scientists work to improve the health of underserved populations worldwide.


    Graduate Student Opportunities

    M.S. and Ph.D. research opportunities are available in basic life sciences, biomedical sciences, clincial medicine, social medicine and medical education. For more information or to apply, email phd-med-research@ohio.edu or call 740.593.2327.


    Dual Degree Programs

    Our D.O./Ph.D. program combines training in medicine and research for students interested in becoming physician-scientists. Students engage with mentors to conduct research in a variety of health-related areas of study, with particular emphasis on translational research.

Wednesday, September 28 Pomeroy Primary Care Clinic 9:00 AM — 3:00 PM Powell's Food Fair

Wednesday, September 28 Psychology/Neurology Club - Introductory meeting/mindfulness with Dr. Graham 12:00 PM — 12:50 PM Medical Education Center (MEC)

Wednesday, September 28 Medical Ethics - Club Event 5:00 PM — 6:00 PM Dublin Campus


  • Hybrid approach taken for 2022 OOS research competition

    Five students were recognized for their scholarly work during an in-person podium presentation at the 2022 Ohio Osteopathic Symposium on April 30.
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  • Four Heritage College faculty recognized as top Ohio University newsmakers

    Four faculty members from the Heritage College were among the top 10 newsmakers at Ohio University in 2020. 
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  • OHIO researchers win grant to study treatment for possible fatal complications of COVID-19

    Faculty researchers from Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Russ College of Engineering and Technology have received a grant to investigate possible treatments for mitigating COVID-19. Kelly McCall and Douglas Goetz will measure how effective a number of different chemical compounds are at preventing “cytokine storms.”
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