Research at the Heritage College

Research Strategy

Make discovery personal

At the Heritage College, research opportunities are everywhere. Whether it’s basic biomedical analysis, community-based investigation, research centered on osteopathic medicine, or an area of discovery that aligns with your passion, you’ll work right alongside distinguished faculty members.

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Heritage College Institutes

Expand your horizons

Here, you’ll find a surprising range of research projects within our institutes, which open countless pathways of discovery and offer unlimited opportunities to dive deep into different branches of medicine. 

Clinical Trials


Bridge frontiers, conduct ongoing trials

Our faculty, with the help of students, is conducting dozens of ongoing clinical trials. If you’re interested in closing the gap between clinical discovery and pragmatic medical solutions, look into our Clinical and Translational Research Unit.

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Areas of Research

Areas of Expertise

Study alongside experts

The Heritage College is home to many leading medical researchers – physicians and scientists who are pushing forward at the boundaries of scientific progress. 

Biomedical Sciences  

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM)

Social Medicine

Primary Care and Health
Outcomes Research


Contact Us

The Office of Research and Grants

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
220 Invine Hall
Athens, Ohio 45701
Phone: 740.593.2333 | Fax: 740.593.2320





June 14, 2019
More than 100 people took part June 12 in the third annual International Symposium on Growth Hormone and Metabolism at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. The gathering brought together experts to discuss new research on growth hormone (GH). Read More
April 11, 2019
Two top researchers at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine are working on a federally funded project to investigate why Hispanics are more prone to develop non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Read More
February 27, 2019
Leslie Consitt, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical sciences at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, has received a $154,000 award from the American Heart Association to investigate how obesity may impair the ability to metabolize sugar. Read More
September 24, 2018
A study at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine suggests that two intervention programs aimed at encouraging healthier lifestyles can have a positive effect on how participants eat – which could result in lower health care costs. Read More