Vishwajeet Puri, Ph.D., works in his lab.
Sonia M. Najjar, Ph.D., speaks about her research at the 2018 Ohio Osteopathic Symposium.

Analysis of teeth led researchers to new conclusions about a fossil found in Madagascar.
Students in Aspiring DOctors get hands-on STEM experience.

Two Heritage College, Dublin, students receive AACOM scholarships

Two students at the Heritage College, Dublin, were among the eight osteopathic medical students nationwide who won Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarships for 2018 from the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. Natasha Baah, OMS III, and Rachelle Dulan, OMS IV, were chosen from among a record 158 applicants from 28 colleges of osteopathic medicine. The scholarship program, named for former AACOM executive director and minority civil rights leader Sherry R. Arnstein, aims to recognize and support underrepresented minority students at AACOM's member colleges.

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Convocation 2018
Sunday, Sept. 23
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Convocation Center
95 Richland Ave., Athens
Join the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine as it welcomes its Class of 2022. For complete details, please go to our event page.
Lunch & Learn - HPV cancer prevention
Wednesday, Sept. 26
Noon - 1 p.m.
Athens - Grosvenor West 111
Cleveland - SPS-377
Dublin - MEB1-431
Leanne Chrisman-Khawam, M.D., Ed.D., will present an update on the topic, "You are the key to HPV cancer prevention," in connection with the Area Health Education Center's HPV immunization project. Pizza will be provided. Please RSVP to by Sept. 24. For more information contact AHEC at 740.593.2258 or
Friday, Oct. 5 - Tuesday, Oct. 9
San Diego Convention Center
and Marriott Marquis
San Diego, Calif.
Hosted by the American Osteopathic Association, this annual medical conference brings together thousands of osteopathic physicians, medical students and other health professionals from around the country. 

On Sunday, Oct. 7, the Heritage College Society of Alumni & Friends will host a reception from 6 - 9 p.m. Pacific Time, at the Tin Roof, 401 G St. in San Diego. For more information, contact Chett Pritchett at or 740.593.2440.
In the news
Pomeroy Daily Sentinel
Sept. 15
The Post
Sept. 3
BBC News
Aug. 21
Health Central
Aug. 21
Pomeroy Daily Sentinel
Aug. 18
Times Herald-Record (MIddletown, N.Y.)
Aug. 14
American Academy of Family Physicians
Aug. 10
The (Youngstown) Vindicator
July 30
Alums in the news
Judithe Paulius, D.O. ('15)
WellSpan Health
Aug. 31
Amber Holder Healy, D.O. ('09)
Jay Shubrook, D.O. ('96)
Aug. 20
Elizabeth Yoder, D.O. ('06)
Linda Yu, D.O. ('06)
Newark Advocate
Aug. 8

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