Primary Matters Newsletter




June 2018

  • Update on REDCap changes
  • Notify ORG about budgets early in grant writing process
  • ORG offers statistical support
  • HCOM faculty take their research to conferences

May 2018

  • Heritage College faculty present at Appalachian Health Summit
  • HCOM faculty and student research highlighted at numerous conferences
  • Heritage College co-hosts summit on transgender health care
  • Dublin Research Day a success
  • Heritage College creates named lecture in honor of John Kopchick

March 2018

  • The Veterans' Project premieres at Columbus film festival 
  • Heritage College announces new associate dean
  • Research and training focus of Ethiopian trip
  • Heritage College faculty part of team receiving Innovation Strategy funding

February 2018

  • JAOA editor shares tips to help get published
  • Heritage College faculty receive Baker Award
  • Veterans' Project wins awards, gets accepted at film festival
  • Projects receive grant funding
  • CACCOM members accepted to leadership academy
  • Are you double-dipping? A research integrity reminder

January 2018

  • Presentation at Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health
  • Veterans' Project shown at NCA conference
  • Heritage College faculty presents at lifestyle medicine conference
  • Multiple funding opportunity deadlines approaching
  • Reminder to use Intent to Submit process


December 2017

  • Heritage College presence felt at two national conferences
  • Heritage College student takes second in national research poster competition
  • Congratulations to Heritage College Kopchick Award recipients
  • ORG needs assessment survey results available
  • New funding available for faculty pilot research projects

November 2017

  • Recognition for Heritage College faculty and student
  • ADA gives award to Heritage College diabetes researcher
  • ORUP MedEd Research Fund now taking proposals
  • Publication support offered through ORG program
  • Seed funding for research available for Heritage College students

October 2017

  • Papers presented at Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine
  • Call for contributors: Book project on Ohio's opioid crisis
  • Author Sam Quinones to speak about opioid epidemic

September 2017

  • Heritage College welcomes three new family medicine faculty
  • New executive director hopes to leverage data to improve community health outcomes
  • Harvard cardiologist talks art and medicine in first episode of Rotations podcast

August 2017

  • Where in the world were Heritage College students and faculty this summer?
    • Peru: Launching 10-year intervention to tackle chronic disease
    • Ecuador: Setting the stage for long-term research
    • Botswana: Offering a unique learning opportunity on global health issues
  • Heritage College students build research skills in OhioHealth program
  • Global research opportunities broaden with new partnership
  • OOA pub now available at the LRC

July 2017

  • RSAF program going strong this summer
  • Welcome to the interim Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
  • ORSP streamlines funding application process
  • Looking for funding opportunities? Try Pivot
  • Heritage College student accepted to NIH research rotation
  • Recent study shows value of collaboration
  • Documentary wins award

JUNE 2017

  • Beverly awarded AOA grant for diabetes research
  • Top honors for faculty member and student
  • Students recognized for research
  • Trip offers eye-opening look at Cuban health care system
  • Wolf shares history of C-sections in U.S.
  • Longenecker takes rural med ed discussion to international audience

May 2017

  • Program to build clinical research skills awarded nearly $300k
  • Conference explores narrative in medicine
  • High marks for Heritage College Family Medicine
  • Primary care faculty participate in public forun on LGBTQ challenges in health care

April 2017

  • Sign up now for Health Sciences Student Research and Creative Showcase
  • Providers sought for diabetes needs assessment
  • Study seeks infant caregivers
  • Ohio Department of Health General Counsel to address Ohio's health challenges at lecture

March 2017

  • Recognition for students and alumni
  • Celebrate Women conference features Heritage College alumni and faculty
  • New website for Ohio University postdoctoral scholars

February 2017

  • Primary care researchers submit 10 grant applications
  • Heritage College annual report includes data on primary care research
  • Ohio University research calendar launched

January 2017

  • Meeks named March of Dimes Pediatric Nurse of the Year
  • Congress passes legislation boosting medical research funding


December 2016

  • New faculty in Family Medicine
  • Large Heritage College turnout at NAPCRG annual meeting
  • Heritage College researchers share work at AAMC
  • Research on display at Heritage College Research Expo

November 2016

  • Balbo receives CARE award
  • Dinner brings primary care docs and students together at college's three campuses
  • Primary care faculty member speaks at health summit
  • Heritage College student chosen as AAFP ambassador

October 2016

  • Ten students presenting at NAPCRG annual meeting
  • Strong Heritage College student turnout at lifestyle medicine conference
  • Heritage College faculty to speak at health policy forum
  • Appalachian high-risk pregnancy stats available

September 2016

  • Department of Social Medicine welcomes new chair
  • Three new hires to focus on primary care research
  • Longenecker partners on $3.7 million HRSA project
  • Trip to Peru offers hand-on primary care experience