Primary Care Research
Media in Medicine
Media in Medicine is the collaboration of visual media and medicine to teach about veterans' health through stories, led by Dr. Todd Fredricks and Brian Plow.
IPAC: Integrating Professionals for Appalachian Children
Integrating Professionals for Appalachian Children (IPAC) has existed since 2002 and is a network comprising multiple agencies in the southeast Ohio region, including several Ohio University departments and clinics.
Athens Photo Project
Founded ini 2001, the Athens Photo Project or APP helps people living in Athens, Hocking and Vinton Counties in Appalachian Ohio. They offer introductory and advanced photography courses, as well as exhibition opportunities, for adults and teens living with mental illness. By nurturing students' creativity, classes provide opportunities for self-exploration, self-expression, and renewed self-worth. APP students also have a transformative impact outside of the classroom, where their work adds a powerful voice to the arts and generates greater understanding about mental health.
Applachian Translational Research Network (ATRN)
The Appalachian Translational Research Network (ATRN) is committed to addressing the significant health challenges and disparities specific to Appalachia by enhancing research collaborations to speed the translation of scientific discoveries to health improvements for this region.
The ATRN seeks to foster Community Engagement and Outreach to those in the Appalachian region. In addition, the ATRN will serve as a conduit for enhancing T1 research collaborations in areas relevant to the chronic health conditions prevalent in Appalachia. The network is comprised of representatives from: University of Cincinnati, University of Kentucky CCTS, Marshall University, The Ohio State University CCTS, Ohio University, East Tennessee State University, and West Virginia University CTSI.
CACCOM – Central Appalachian Consortium of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
The Central Appalachian Consortium of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (CACCOM) is a historic multi-institutional collaboration among the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine; the University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine; and the Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tennessee, to enhance health and medical care in central Appalachia. CACCOM provides a strong and sustainable platform for collaborative research and medical education among member schools and the Consortium’s additional research collaborators.