Rick Vincent, M.B.A.,speaks at the 2018 Commencement.

Bruce Vanderhoff, M.D., M.B.A., senior vice president and chief medical officer for OhioHealth, speaks at a celebratory event for the Heritage College, Dublin, class of 2018.

At OOS 2018, actors portray an incident of racism in a clinical setting.

Executive Dean Ken Johnson, D.O., gives Sydney Pence the
Francis V. Dono, D.O. Early Assurance Program Student of the Year Award
Relive Commencement 2018 with this short video.

Check out a variety of images from Commencement on our college Facebook page

Our Facebook gallery of the 2018 Commencement Awards


Social medicine professor has new book out

The Johns Hopkins University Press has published  a new book by Jacqueline Wolf , Ph.D., Heritage College professor of social medicine. "Cesarean Section : An American History of Risk, Technology, and Consequence" chronicles the dramatic rise in the number of C-sections performed in the United States. This increase began around the middle of the 20th century, and by the early 21st century this operation had become the most commonly performed surgery in the country. 

The book has already garnered some media attention (see In the News section, below).

Dr. Wolf is also the author of  Don't Kill Your Baby: Public Health and the Decline of Breastfeeding in the 19th and 20th Centuries, and  Deliver Me from Pain: Anesthesia and Birth in America.

Note: Send news about published journal articles, books, conference presentations, honors, awards or appointments to ouhcomexrel@ohio.edu for consideration for the 'Accolades' section.  
Health & Social Service Professional Summit
Thursday, June 7
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Irvine Hall, Athens
Rural Voices: Caring for Trans & Gender Diverse Communities  is a daylong summit for health and social service professionals to learn how to improve care for transgender and gender diverse people living in rural America. It is a joint venture of the Equitas Health Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Ohio University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Center. For more information contact Jane Balbo, D.O. ('07), or register here.
Heart health conference
Friday, June 8
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio
"Taking the Pulse: Connecting Ohio Providers to Improve the Health of the Medicaid Population," is being put on by Cardi-OH, the Ohio Cardiovascular Health Collaborative. Registration at the event begins at 9 a.m., or register here.  
Sponsors include United Healthcare; MedTAPP; Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine; Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center; Ohio Department of Medicaid; Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine; University of Cincinnati Family and Community Medicine; The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center; The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences; and Northeast Ohio Medical University.
Lunch & Learn: Transition to OneDrive
Monday, June 11
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Athens: Grosvenor 128
Cleveland: SPS-243
Dublin: MEB1-415
The second of three scheduled sessions to help employees learn how to use OneDrive, which soon will replace Box as Ohio University's primary cloud storage platform. 
In the news
May 23
May 21
Columbus Dispatch
May 13
Columbus Dispatch
May 7
May 5
WCMH-TV Channel 4
May 5
Lakewood Observer
May 1
Dayton Daily News
April 23
Alums in the news
Sherry L. Johnson, D.O. ('01)
Ohio Academy of Family Physicians
May 15
Jennifer Hauler, D.O. ('01)
Dayton Daily News
May 10
Terry Johnson, D.O. ('91)
Portsmouth Daily Times
April 30

Get ready to move to a new cloud
The Heritage College, along with the rest of Ohio University, is transitioning this summer from Box.com to Microsoft OneDrive as its primary cloud-storage platform. Ohio University IT will handle copying all Heritage College content - both personal and departmental - from Box to OneDrive.

Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to attend one of three scheduled lunch-and-learn sessions this summer on how to use the new system. (See events listings for upcoming session details.) Anyone with questions can contact hcomtech@ohio.edu for assistance.

Here's the timetable moving forward for the Heritage College's transition:

June 11: Ohio University IT conducts second of three OneDrive lunch-and-learn sessions at Heritage College.  ( See events listings above. )

July: Automated process copies all Heritage College Box.com content to OneDrive.

July 23: Ohio University IT conducts last of three OneDrive lunch-and-learn sessions at Heritage College.

August: Box.com access becomes read-only.

Dec. 31: Box.com file storage no longer available. All accounts and data are deleted.

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