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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.

Reaching Us During Coronavirus Crisis

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Research and Grants will be working remotely until further notice. Our staff continues to be available to assist faculty, staff, students and residents. If you need assistance, you can reach our staff during normal business hours by office phone number, OHIO email or central emails (ouhcomresearch@ohio.edu) and (TraineeResearch@ohio.edu). Heritage College students, faculty and staff can access information and updates on measures we’re taking at the links below. (OHIO ID required; installation of Microsoft Teams is suggested before using links.)

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University info

Research Resources

  • For Faculty and Staff


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

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  • For Residents


    Poster templates, collaboration, grants and awards, library services and more

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  • For Students


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

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OUR INSTITUTES: An interdisciplinary approach to discovery

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

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

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Announcements

  • Research and Scholarly Awards Committee (RSAC) Funding


    Deadline: March 1, 2020


    Proposals are being accepted for the Pilot/Feasibility Grant Program, the Innovation in Education and Outreach Program, and the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Heritage Faculty Endowed Fellowship and Heritage Career Development Faculty Endowed Fellowship Awards. 

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  • AACOM Research Grant Program


    Deadline: March 1, 2020


    The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Research Grant Program is accepting proposals. The program offers osteopathic medical educators the opportunity to pursue funding for critical study in a broad range of medical education and institutional research topics.

    Go to AACOM website
  • Training on IRB Review Process and LEO IRB System


    February 10 to May 7, 2020


    OHIO's Office of Research Compliance is offering training/demonstration sessions on the IRB review process and/or the LEO electronic IRB system. Email compliance@ohio.edu for details or to reserve a spot. All sessions in RTEC 102. Times: 2/10/20, 2-4 p.m.; 3/5/20, 9-11 a.m.; 4/1/20, 2-4 p.m.; 5/7/20, 9-11 a.m.

    Go to Research Compliance Site

Events

News

  • Fossil rebuild animation wins paleo art award

    Joseph Groenke, laboratory coordinator for the O’Connor lab in the biomedical sciences department of the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, has won a "paleo art" award for a short video summarizing how he digitally reconstructed a set of shattered fossil teeth from an extinct mammal.
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  • Heritage College faculty member to co-lead new hospital research project

    Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty member Berkeley Franz, Ph.D., is one of two principal investigators on a new grant-funded research project that will examine how much community health benefit for-profit hospitals provide to the areas in which they’re located.
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  • NIH-funded study probes fine details of deafness

    Certain genetic mutations cause cell structures in the ear to break down, leading to deafness. With support from a grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers led by Mark Berryman, Ph.D., a faculty member at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, aim to learn more about this process.
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