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Faculty and Staff Research Funding Opportunities and Resources

Office of Research and Grants

Internal Proposal Endorsement Procedure

Applying for internal funding? Please review this procedure for how to obtain college endorsement/signatures.

Funding Opportunities

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

The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, in partnership with the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation, has established a tiered endowment structure that provides faculty at any stage in their research career with 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.

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Research and Scholarly Awards Committee

The Research and Scholarly Awards Committee provides research support to the Heritage College faculty to enhance research activity and to increase competitiveness for funding from external grant agencies. Proposals are reviewed by standing RSAC committee members and ad-hoc intramural content experts. The committee works closely with the Office of Research and Grants to stimulate research activity by our faculty.

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Research Publication Support

The Research Publication Support Program, funded by the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Office of Research and Grants, assists Heritage College faculty and staff to disseminate their research through the publication of scholarly work. This program covers, in part, funds for the publication fee of manuscripts that have been accepted for publication in accredited journals (i.e., indexed in PubMed, Scopus or comparable databases).

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Core Cash Support

The Core Cash Support Program, funded by the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Office of Research and Grants, is a 1:1 matching funds program developed to provide support to Heritage College faculty and members of Heritage College institutes (Diabetes Institute, Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute and Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute) who submit external grants through the institutes. Core Cash may be used to pay for services provided at Heritage College Core Facilities, which include the Microscopy CoreHistology Core, Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Core and MicroCT Core

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Research Resources

Biostatistical Assistance

Biostatistical assistance is available to Heritage College faculty, staff and students in the areas of statistical and data analyses, research design methods and hypotheses testing. Assistance is provided for statistics sections of grant proposals and manuscripts.

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Research Seminars

Information regarding research seminars occurring throughout the Heritage College and Ohio University is available on the research seminars page. Additionally, Heritage College faculty, staff and students are encouraged to nominate speakers for the Office of Research and Grants Seminar Series.

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Core Facilities

Find useful information about our core research facilities.

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Clinical & Translational Research Unit

Learn about clinical research being conducted at the Heritage College.

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Grant Deadline Calendar

Deadlines for sponsors of interest to Heritage College faculty and staff are provided in this document. Hyperlinks to funding opportunities and deadlines for NIH, HRSA, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, PCORI, American Federation for Aging Research, AACOM, AOA, NSF, AMA and internal awards for Ohio University and Heritage College are included.

Grant Deadline Calendar [PDF]

External Funding Search Assistance 

The Heritage College Office of Research and Grants will assist faculty, staff and students in the search for extramural funding opportunities through the PIVOT database.  

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Tools for Grant Writing

Find funding agency information (NIH, NSF) and proposal writing suggestions.

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Training for Human Subject Protection

Each research team member, including students, must complete human subject protection training. A faculty or staff member who has HIPAA training or prior research experience is still required to complete the human subject protection training.

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Ohio University Provider HIPAA Privacy Standards

Ohio University is a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act hybrid entity. For more information and links to the Ohio University Provider HIPAA Privacy Standards and Procedures, click the "learn more" link below.

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