Endowments

Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Research Endowments

Osteopathic Heritage Foundation
Research Endowments
Endowed Chairs, Professorships, and Fellowships

The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (Heritage College) in partnership with the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation (OHF) has established a tiered endowment structure that provides faculty, at any stage in their research career, support for professional growth and success in collaborative research.  Each tier acknowledges the value of faculty members who have attained various levels of research experience contributing to the college’s strategic aims of advancing collaborative research and training, and allows for the possibility of advancement through the series of available tiers.

Four research endowments have been established in the Heritage College with funding from the OHF Vision 2020: Leading the Transformation of Primary Care in Ohio grant award and matching funds from Ohio University and the Heritage College in accordance with a separate executed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for each as follows:

1.2.1     Endowed Chairs

  1. Osteopathic Heritage Foundation John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., Endowed Eminent Research Chair ; Focus is on diabetes research – $5 million endowment
  2. Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Harold E. Clybourne, D.O., Endowed Research Chair in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine ; Focus is on translational research – $2.5 million endowment
  3. Osteopathic Heritage Foundation James O. Watson, D.O., Endowed Research Chair in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine ; Focus is on translational research – $2.5 million endowment

1.2.2     Endowed Professorships and Fellowships

  1. Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O., Research Endowment in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine ; Focus is on translational research – $7 million endowment
    1. Three appointment/award types are offered under the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O., Research Endowment as follows:
      • Heritage Endowed Professorship(s) – Appointment
      • Heritage Faculty Endowed Fellowship(s) – Award
      • Heritage Career Development Faculty Endowed Fellowship(s) – Award

Full Details of the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Research Endowments 

For questions, please contact the Office of Research and Grants.