Boosting access to vaccines in Athens County: Ohio University’s health programs alleviate barriers

November 28, 2023 OHIO and Athens City-County Health Department are partnering to overcome a health challenge that has persisted since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic: People just aren’t getting vaccinated.

Ohio University Alumni Association proudly welcomes four new Board members

November 13, 2023 The proud Bobcats who have been named to the Ohio University Alumni Association Board of Directors are Huey Ball, Kim Barlag, Bob Brewster and Dr. Andrew Razzano.

Diabetes Institute to host Research Seminar in recognition of World Diabetes Day

November 9, 2023 Ohio University’s Diabetes Institute will host a Research Seminar in recognition of World Diabetes Day on Tuesday, Nov. 14.

Rural and Urban Scholars Pathways Program grows sevenfold in past decade

November 2, 2023 The Rural and Urban Scholars Pathway Program at OHIO's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is celebrating its 10-year anniversary and a sevenfold increase in the number of students participating in the program.

New translational research building prioritizes research collaboration, named in honor of Osteopathic Heritage Foundation

October 20, 2023 The OHIO Board of Trustees approved to name OHIO’s new translational research center, the Heritage Translational Research Center, in honor of the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation.

Ohio University and state of Ohio partner in fight against opioid overdoses

October 18, 2023 Across the United States, accidental fentanyl ingestion is taking the lives of thousands of young adults. Ohio University is leading an initiative with the state of Ohio to make naloxone accessible.

DISIRE program opens doors for undergraduate researchers to study under diabetes experts

October 17, 2023 This past summer, the transformative program known as the Diabetes Institute Summer Interprofessional Research Experience welcomed eight undergraduate students to the Ohio University campus in Athens.

Ohio University gears up for the historic Investiture of President Lori Stewart Gonzalez

October 12, 2023 All OHIO students, faculty, staff alumni and friends are invited to join the University at any and all events as it recognizes its historic past, embraces its present and looks forward to a bright future under the leadership of President Gonzalez.

Heritage College anatomy professor receives NSF grant to study swallowing in mammals

October 12, 2023 Susan Williams, Ph.D., received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study the evolution of the anatomy and biomechanics of swallowing in mammals.

Heritage College researcher receives funding to explore potential treatment for Type 1 diabetes

October 4, 2023 Craig Nunemaker, Ph.D., associate professor, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O., Endowed Faculty Fellow in Diabetes and Islet Biology, and principal investigator of the Nunemaker Lab at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, received funding to research a dual-acting molecule with potential to treat type 1 diabetes.

A Healing Touch

October 2, 2023 Dr. Andrew Yuan’s pioneering spirit in physiatry

Ohio University and the City of Dublin partner to bring health-centered conversations to community

September 21, 2023 Ohio University and the City of Dublin are partnering on a new health-related speaker series aimed at bringing relevant topics regarding health that can benefit the surrounding community.

Ohio University enrollment grows with another record-breaking incoming class

September 13, 2023 Ohio University enrollment climbed in Fall 2023 with a record-setting first-year class in Athens, growth in incoming regional campus and online students, and a remarkable climb in student retention.

'Your generation can change this': Heritage College Convocation speaker asks Class of 2027 to end mental health stigma

August 21, 2023 Be an example of wellness and end the stigma around mental health, keynote speaker Lori Criss told the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2027 during the college’s 2023 Convocation and White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 18.

OMNI researcher searches for osteoarthritis treatment

August 10, 2023 Shouan Zhu, Ph.D., assistant professor and principal investigator in the Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, received a $2.4 million grant to identify disease-modifying genes related to osteoarthritis.