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.

Learn More


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.

Learn More


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





June 7, 2018
The Ohio Department of Health has awarded $627,773 to the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine to replicate its Family Navigator program to help reduce infant mortality in Pike, Scioto, Jackson and Morgan counties. Read More
May 30, 2018
More than 800 people – including over 450 osteopathic physicians and other health professionals, and over 70 medical students – attended the 2018 Ohio Osteopathic Symposium in Columbus in April to learn more about a number of issues on the leading edge of modern health care. Read More
March 28, 2018
The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will host a Research, Exploration and Discovery Day and Open House on Wednesday, April 4, to give members of the OHIO community a chance to learn more about the work being done by researchers at the medical school, as well as opportunities for collaboration. Read More
March 22, 2018
As the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cleveland prepares to launch a groundbreaking experiment in training the primary care physician of the future, the project has been awarded a major grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation to train faculty in improved teamwork teaching practices. Read More