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Research and Scholarly Activity Services and Resources

Many research and scholarly activity services and resources are available to medical students through the Office of Research and Grants and Ohio University.

Medical Student Office Hours

Jessica Wingett, director of research administration and student research, holds weekly virtual office hours with students.

Schedule Appointment

Statistical Support 

Statistical support is available to Heritage College faculty, staff, students and residents. Services include statistical consultation, study design, power analysis, statistical analysis and survey development. 

Request Statistical Support 

Research Posters 

The Office of Research and Grants provides research poster templates and a guide to assist students with poster preparation. Students are permitted to have up to two posters printed through the Office of Research and Grants per fiscal year (July 1-June 30) at no cost to them. 

Research Poster Templates

Request Poster Editing and Printing 

Case Reports 

Case report guidance, training and compliance requirements, journal selection, publication costs, and research rotation information is provided.

Case Report Guidance 

Ohio University Library Services 

The Learning Resource Center can assist with accessing journal articles, journals and literature reviews. The LRC also provides access to an up-to-date collection of reference materials and journals addressing basic and clinical sciences. 

Learning Resource Center

Ohio University Libraries

Connect with Hanna Schmillen, OHIO Head of Subject Liaison Services & Health Sciences Subject Librarian

Guide: How to Access E-Resources [PDF]

Reference Software

Ohio University Libraries strongly recommend the use of Zotero, a free service, for students to collect, organize, annotate, cite, and share research.

Download Zotero

Ohio University Libraries Tutorial to Zotero

CVs, Cover Letters, and Personal Statements

Your CV, cover letter, and personal statement are often very important components of your application to research programs and in your converstations with prospective mentors.  The Office of Research and Grants has compiled resources to provide students some helpful information and tips on how to prepare these documents.

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On-Demand Training Presentations

The on-demand training presentations are available to view for students within program at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.  To access these presentations, students must log in with thair OHIO ID.

Intro to Biostatistics and Data Analysis

Ethics in Research

Conducting a Literature Review

Develop an Effective Poster and Presentation

Writing Up Research Findings

Preventing Fraud and Ensuring Data Integrity with Online Surveys Seminar Series (2021)

Online surveys are a popular data collection tool because they are inexpensive and easy-to-use and can help investigators reach vulnerable or hard-to-reach populations.  However, online surveys can also be easy targets fro fraud, which can compromise the integrity of study results.  There are numerous techniques that can be used to deter and mitigate fraud.  This six-part seminar series will offer practical recommedations to help you learn how to safeguard your data at each step in the research process.

Online Survey Seminar Series

Clinical and Translational Research Training Modules

The Cincinnati CCTST, the Center for Clinical & Translational Science & Training, hosts an online educational library that offers and array of clinical and translational research training modules.  Modules are free and open to any learner looking for a brief introduction to specific research topics.