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Health Scholars Research Symposium

The Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service host this annual event which features research posters by students, residents and postdoctoral fellows, an awards presentation, and a keynote speaker. The goal of this event is to bring awareness to the research being conducted by health scholars at OHIO that impact the state of health in Ohio and beyond.

2024 Health Scholars Research Symposium will be held on February 2, 2024. 

2024 Research Symposium Information

Past Health Scholars Research Symposia:

2022 Health Scholars Research Symposium


John Kopchick with arms crossed

John J. Kopchick Distinguished Lecture

John J. Kopchick, PhD
Milton and Lawrence H. Goll Eminent Scholar Endowed Professorship of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Distinguished Professor of Molecular Biology, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine 

Faculty Bio Research Odyssey


Announcement of the establishment of the John J. Kopchick Distinguished Lecture


AJ van der Lely, MD, PhD

A.J. van der Lely, MD, PhD, Chief and Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, delivered the first Kopchick Distinguished  Lecture “Are you addicted to sugar?” on June 12, 2019 at the The International Symposium on Growth Hormone and Metabolism held at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.