Office of Research and Grants
Who We Are
The Office of Research and Grants, under the direction of the associate dean for research and innovation, Darlene Berryman, Ph.D., L.D., R.D., provides the infrastructure, leadership, training and resources to promote integrated scholarly activity, enhance research productivity and increase external funding of research programs throughout the Heritage College.
The Office of Research and Grants supports, coordinates and promotes the research and scholarly activities of Heritage College faculty, staff, institutes and students by:
- Promoting a culture of innovation, discovery and scholarship within the osteopathic profession.
- Fostering collaborations with key partners internal and external to the Heritage College.
- Strengthening our research infrastructure to provide enhanced support services.
- Leading the college’s strategic research initiatives.
- Developing, maintaining and communicating research best practices and policies.
- Supporting efforts to bring visibility to the research accomplishments of our faculty, staff, institutes and students.
Research at the Heritage College
The Heritage College houses a diverse, talented and productive array of faculty, staff, students and institutes that are engaged in scholarly works. This places the Heritage College in a very good position to be a leader among osteopathic medical schools in research.
We also recognize the importance of fostering collaborative research with partners both within Ohio University and external to the university. To this end, the Heritage College continually works to facilitate the expansion of our research portfolio with partners such as OhioHealth to provide additional opportunities for our faculty and staff to engage in research.
The Office of Research and Grants is available to provide a full range of services and resources to Heritage College faculty, staff and students.
May 5, 2022Five students were recognized for their scholarly work during an in-person podium presentation at the 2022 Ohio Osteopathic Symposium on April 30.Read More
Four Heritage College faculty recognized as top Ohio University newsmakersFebruary 7, 2022Four faculty members from the Heritage College were among the top 10 newsmakers at Ohio University in 2020.Read More
OHIO researchers win grant to study treatment for possible fatal complications of COVID-19April 30, 2020Faculty 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.”Read More
Research spotlight: Sarah E. Rubin, PhD, and Joselyn Hines, OMS IIIJuly 12, 2022A team of researchers, including Associate Professor of Instruction Sarah Rubin, Ph.D., and Joselyn Hines, OMS III, followed 17 pregnant mothers throughout their pregnancy to learn more about Black motherhood and structural racism.Read More
Research spotlight: Belainesh Nigeda, OMS IIIJuly 12, 2022Belainesh Nigeda, OMS III, whose research focuses on how doulas help Black women have healthier birth outcomes, shares why research is rewarding.Read More
Research spotlight: Ellie McNutt, Ph.D.May 11, 2022In this research spotlight, Ellie McNutt, Ph.D., an assistant professor of instruction in medical anatomy shares her most unique research experience.Read More