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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Expand your horizons

Here, you’ll find a surprising range of research programs and 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 Science  


Social Medicine

Primary Care 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





September 20, 2018
A new federally funded research project at the Ohio University Edison Biotechnology Institute and Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine could lead to treatments that extend human lifespan and allow people to enjoy better health in their old age. Read More
September 14, 2018
In her new book on the history of cesarean section in the United States, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine professor Jacqueline Wolf explains how the rate of birth by c-section has gotten so high. Read More
September 6, 2018
John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., a faculty researcher with the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been honored by the Endocrine Society with one of its 2019 Laureate Awards, considered the top honors in the field of endocrinology. Read More
August 21, 2018
Nancy Stevens, Ph.D., faculty member with the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, is among the authors of a new research paper that may prompt scientists to change their long-held views on the evolutionary history of Madagascar. Read More