Terry Wagner, D.O. ('94), was named 2016's  Family Physician of the Year by the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians.

Andrew Morris-Singer, M.D., was keynote speaker at 
the Jan. 27 Leadership Summit.

Announcements
Multicultural Affairs hosts Black History Month speakers
Multicultural Affairs brought two speakers to the Heritage College for Black History month in February. 
Natasha Aduloju-Ajijola , Ph.D.,
Natasha Aduloju-Ajijola speaks in Irvine Hall Feb. 13 about HIV/AIDS Awareness in Urban and Rural Communities.
M.P.H., and Patricia Gunn, J.D., were both invited to speak on topics relating to the health disparities that persist among African Americans. 

Aduloju-Ajijola, from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine's Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, spoke Feb. 13 the topic of HIV/AIDS Awareness in Urban and Rural Communities, addressing both the question of HIV in the black community, and the impact of stigma. 

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, noon - 1 p.m., Gunn, an  Ohio University associate professor emerita of law from the Department of African American Studies, will speak on Healthcare as a Human Right.

To RSVP for Gunn's talk,  click here . RSVPs should be received by Feb. 20.

Locations for Gunn's appearance are as follows:

Gunn

Athens -  Irvine 194
Dublin -  MEB1-331
Cleveland -  SPS-426
 
For more information contact Brandi Baker at bakerb2@ohio.edu  if you plan to attend in Athens;  Andrea Brunson at brunson@ohio.edu  if you plan to attend in Dublin; and  JoAnna Cline at clinej@ohio.edu if you plan to attend in Cleveland.

Clinical practice conference includes speaker from faculty
Heritage College assistant professor of OB/GYN  Jody Gerome Zuchowski , D.O. ('05), will be among the featured speakers at the 7th annual Greenbrier Conference April 28-30. 

The conference, co-sponsored by the Heritage College and the Scioto County Medical Society, takes place at the Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., and provides programs for physicians that address clinical practice. 

Dr. Gerome will speak on the topic, "You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention." Reservations can be made by calling 866.991.6751 or 800.337.2589, or for more information click here.

Events
Lunchtime Seminar 
Monday, Feb. 20
Noon - 1 p.m.
OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital Room 104
In a seminar for health care professionals sponsored by the Heritage College Area Health Education Center, Caitlin E. Tully of the Center for Family Safety and Healing in Columbus will present on the topic, "It's Abuse: Teen Dating Abuse." Participants will learn to recognize the five types  of abusive behaviors, identify the warning signs of an abused teen, and apply safety and prevention planning. For videoconferencing to Grosvenor 017, contact Dan Smith at smithd6@ohio.edu .
Heritage College, Dublin, Residency Fair
Friday, Feb. 24
Friday, March 24
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Dublin Integrated Education Center
Heritage College students in central Ohio are invited to learn more about residencies available in the region. The February date will feature representatives from OhioHealth. The March event will bring in representatives from a number of other graduate medical education programs in the region, including Nationwide Children's Hospital, Adena Health System, Mount Carmel Health System, Fairfield Medical Center, and others. Also attending will be O'Bleness Hospital in Athens, which is part of the OhioHealth system.
Pathways to Health & Wellness Curriculum Open House
Tuesday, Feb. 28
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Athens - Grosvenor West 111
Dublin - MEB1-415
Cleveland - SPS-120
The Pathways to Health & Wellness Curriculum (PHWC) Steering Committee invites faculty, students and staff to an open house to learn more about the college's innovative new curriculum. Campuses will be connected by videoconference. The committee will have posters and handouts to share with attendees, and would appreciate questions and input, including feedback on a logo for the PHWC. Refreshments will be provided. To arrange videoconferencing to clinical education network sites, contact Dan Smith at smithd6@ohio.edu.  For more information, contact Joanne McMullen at mcmullen@ohio.edu   or 740.590.2080.
Ohio Osteopathic Symposium
Wednesday, April 19 - Sunday, April 23
Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center
3900 Chagrin Drive, Columbus
A collaborative program of the Heritage College and the Ohio Osteopathic Association, the symposium offers continuing medical education sessions, presented by experts in their areas of study and practice. The theme for this year's event is "A Call to Healing." For more information click here.
In the news
The Post
Feb. 15
The Post
Jan. 25
The D.O. magazine
Jan. 19
The Journal of Healthcare Contracting
Jan. 17
Inside OME-Campus Roundup
January 2017
Alums in the news
Matt Wooten, D.O. ('13)
WCHM TV, Columbus
Jan. 13

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