Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

'Hip Hop Dance Doc' Tyree Winters, D.O., to speak at 44th Heritage College commencement

January 24, 2023 Heritage College graduate and child advocate Tyree Winters, D.O., will be the speaker for the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s 2023 Commencement, set for 10 a.m. May 13 at the Convocation Center in Athens.

Faculty invited to discuss 1804 and Konneker Fund proposals by Feb. 15

January 20, 2023 Faculty and staff are invited to have preliminary discussions by Feb. 15 about two funds aimed at bringing together collaborative ideas that cut across silos and can foster innovative program ideas.

University community mourns Biology Professor Emeritus Scott Moody

January 19, 2023 The Ohio University community mourns the passing of Associate Professor Emeritus Scott Moody, whose research and teaching affected students for more than four decades.

Ohio University researchers partner on study that reveals gaps in behavioral healthcare system for racial and ethnic minorities

January 19, 2023 To quantify the true level of disparity in Ohio, a landmark study is being conducted by a partnership among several institutions, including Ohio University.

Graduate students invited to register for Three Minute Thesis® Competition

January 11, 2023 Graduate students are invited to participate in the Three Minute Thesis® Competition, where they will have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance.

Alumnus Eric Gorscak's 'inner kid' loves his career discovering deep-time dinosaurs and ecosystems

January 9, 2023 Professor Nancy Stevens substitute teaching in Eric Gorscak's undergraduate paleontology class might have been serendipity, but Gorscak didn't leave anything to chance.

Alumna Kelly McCall veered into a research career fighting autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

December 21, 2022 Kelly McCall thought she was headed to dentistry school. But as graduation loomed, she changed her major to biological sciences and found herself on a very different health-care related path.

Bugada named Student Doctor of the Year

December 16, 2022 Mark Bugada, OMS IV, Dublin, has been selected as the 2022 Heritage College Student DO of the Year. The Student DO of the Year Award (SDOY) is presented annually.

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Heritage Community Clinic to hold food pantry on Dec. 18

December 15, 2022 The Heritage Community Clinic will hold its first community food pantry at 16 West Green Drive in Athens on Sunday, Dec. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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2022-23 Presidential Research Scholars are explorers of human history and scientific discovery

December 13, 2022 Ohio University has named four professors as its 2022-23 Presidential Research Scholars: Neil Bernstein, Ronan Carroll, Katherine Jellison, and Patrick O’Connor.

EBI postdoctoral fellow awarded fellowship in aging research

November 23, 2022 Ohio University’s Edison Biotechnology Institute (EBI) postdoctoral researcher Silvana Duran-Ortiz was awarded the 2022 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research.

Ohio University launches campaign to highlight leadership in health education

November 17, 2022 As home to the state’s largest public medical school and one of the ten largest schools of nursing in the country, Ohio University has grown to be a national leader in preparing students for careers in health.

Ohio University Health Collaborative to host research symposium

November 3, 2022 The Ohio University Health Collaborative will launch its first official research event on Nov. 4, the 2022 Health Scholars Research Symposium.

New Translational Research Facility planned

November 2, 2022 Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will start work on a new facility on the Athens campus dedicated to translational research.

Study: Disrupting growth hormone receptor gene in adipose tissue increases lifespan in mice

November 2, 2022 Led by Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Edison Biotechnology Institute researchers, a study has shown that stopping the activity of growth hormone in fat cells can improve health.

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