Stories tagged with: Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine standardized patients stay on script

December 12, 2023 Standardized patients (SPs) are people of all ages and backgrounds working with the Heritage College to train medical students in simulated health care environments.

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.

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.

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 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.

'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.

Student Enhancement Awards provide $110,116 in funding to 20 students

July 19, 2023 The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program provided 20 students with a total of $110,116 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring.

Heritage College honors osteopathic pioneer in dedication ceremony

July 5, 2023 The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine honored the life and career of the late osteopathic manipulative medicine trailblazer Robert C. Fulford, D.O., during a dedication ceremony.

Ohio University to partner with OhioHealth for new Certified Nurse Anesthesia program

June 22, 2023 Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions has announced its intent to partner with OhioHealth to launch a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA) Program.

Dr. Dan Skinner brings insight on American health care and osteopathic medicine to Hungarian university during visiting professorship

June 7, 2023 Dr. Dan Skinner has spent the last year bringing his insight on public health and medicine to the prestigious Semmelweis University in Budapest, serving as a visiting professor.

Commencement speaker shares advice to fuel the fire of advocacy with graduating medical students

May 18, 2023 During the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Commencement ceremony, speaker Tyree Winters, D.O., told the college’s 238 graduates to be advocates.

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine among Top 50 in the U.S. for primary care

May 12, 2023 U.S. News and World Report ranks the Heritage College No. 49 in the U.S. and No. 2 in Ohio

The Diabetes Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary

May 11, 2023 To mark the 10th anniversary of The Diabetes Institute, a celebration was held that highlighted the institute's history and recognized several individuals who have had a profound impact on its growth.

Physician mentorship program gets high marks from participants

May 11, 2023 A recent study found that student and physician mentors in the Physician Diversity Scholars programs at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine give it high marks.