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April 2018 | Archives

Corrine and Bob Frick

A generous gift to save hearts and lives

Philanthropists Bob and Corrine Frick recently committed $18 million to The Ohio State University Heart and Vascular Center. With this gift, they will establish a state-of-the-art center for heart failure and arrhythmia.

Their goal is to have a major impact in the lab and at the bedside. They aim to transform the care that patients receive and influence lives of the future for decades to come.

person using app

Never alone

Thanks to this new app developed by Ohio State students and doctors, the road to recovery from heroin addiction is a little less rocky. The app, named "Squirrel Recovery; Addiction," is like having a counselor in your pocket.

Bruce McPheron

Applying innovation to the opioid crisis

Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce McPheron recently announced the $1 million Opioid Innovation Fund. With this fund, the university is leveraging partnerships and connections across Ohio to help search for solutions to this devastating crisis.