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James HessGary L. Slick, D.O.
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Senior Associate Dean, and Professor of Internal Medicine

gary.slick@okstate.edu
918.561.1290

Certification | Education | Employment | Professional Affiliations | Academic Appointments | Teaching & Education | Honors and Awards | Special Distinctions and Positons | Publications


Personal

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Wife: Marylyn
Children: Jacquelyn and Christopher

Certification

  • 1967
    Iowa Basic Science Board
  • 1969
    Missouri State Board
  • 1971
    National Osteopathic Board of Examiners, Diplomate
  • 1975
    American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, Certified (Internal Medicine) - Certificate #281
  • 1977
    American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, Certified (Nephrology Subspecialty) - Certificate #281
  • 1983-
    Illinois State License
  • 2005-
    Oklahoma State License

Education

1963-65

  • Graduate Student
    Department of Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center; Kansas City, Kansas (NIH Cardiovascular Training Grant)

1969-70

  • Intern
    Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital; Tulsa, OK

1970-72

  • Medical Resident
    Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital; Tulsa, OK

1972-74

  • Clinical & Research Fellow
    Renal-Hypertension-Electrolyte Division,Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine; Iowa City, Iowa (NIH HO 53169 Special Research Fellowship)


1963      B.A.      Eastern Nazarene College; Quincy, Massachusetts
1969      M.A.      Physiology; University of Kansas Medical Center; Kansas City, Kansas
1969      D.O.      Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery; Kansas City, Missouri

Employment

2004-2005

  • Assistant Dean-Postdoctoral Education and Professor of Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern University); and Attending Nephrologist, Nephrology Section, St. James Hospital and Health Centers

1996-2004

  • Director of Medical Education (Postdoctoral), Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern University)

1983-2004

  • Professor and Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine and Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern University); attending Nephrologist, St. James Hospital, Olympia Fields, IL.

1982-1983

  • Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine; Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery.  Attending Nephrologist and Director, Internal Medicine Resident Training Program; Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital; Tulsa, Oklahoma

1974-1982

  • Attending physician in Department of Internal Medicine, Nephrology Division; Detroit Osteopathic Hospital.  Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine; Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Professional Affiliations

  • 1969                    
    American Osteopathic Association
  • 1970                    
    American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 1972                    
    American Federation for Clinical Research
  • 1973                    
    National Kidney Foundation
  • 1974                    
    American Society of Nephrology
  • 1974-77               
    Associate Member, American Physiological Society
  • 1974                    
    International Society of Nephrology
  • 1976-82               
    Kidney Foundation of Michigan
  • 1977-92               
    American Society of Artificial Internal Organs
  • 1977                    
    American Physiological Society
  • 1987                    
    Teaching of Physiology Section; American Physiological Society
  • 1996                    
    Alliance for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1996                    
    Association for Osteopathic Directors of Medical Education
  • 2005                    
    Oklahoma Osteopathic Association

Academic Appointments

1965-67              

Instructor (Osteopathic Kansas City College of Osteopathic School Physiology), Kansas City, Missouri

1974-82

Associate Clinical Professor at Department of Internal Medicine; Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

1977-82

Director of Clinical Clerkship Training Detroit Osteopathic Hospital; Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

1978-82

Associate Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine; West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.

1980-82

Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency; Detroit Osteopathic/Bicounty Hospital.

1982-83

Professor and Chairman; Department of Medicine; Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery.

1983-2004

Professor and Chairman; Department of Internal Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern University).

1997-2003

Director of Medical Education; Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern University).

2003-2005

Assistant Dean-Postdoctoral Education; Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern University).

2005-     

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Senior Associate Dean; Oklahoma State University – Center for Health Sciences.

 

Teaching and Educational Activities

  • 1963-65
    Medical Physiology; Kansas University Medical Center
  • 1965-67
    Medical Physiology; Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery
  • 1972-74
    Introduction to Clinical Medicine; University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • 1974-79
    Renal System; Michigan State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 1977-82
    Renal System; Wayne State University College of Medicine
  • 1978-82
    Renal System; West Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 1983-2005
    Introduction to Clinical Medicine/Medicine Clerkship; Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Honors and Awards

  • 1963      
    Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges
  • 1969    
    Psi Sigma Alpha (National Osteopathic Scholastic Honor Society)
  • 1969        
    Mosby Book Award for Scholastic Excellence
  • 1972-74  
    Recipient of NIH Public Health Service Special Research Fellowship (HL 53169)
  • 1980       
    First Recipient of Medical Residents' Award for Outstanding Teaching -
    Detroit Osteopathic Hospital
  • 1984     
    Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology (1st Edition)
  • 1985      
    Fellow, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 1986
    Distinguished Service Award - American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 1987
    Outstanding Teaching Award (Internal Medicine) by CCOM Intern class
  • 1992
    Who's Who in the Midwest - 23rd Edition
  • 1994  
    Who's Who in America - 48th Edition
  • 1997    
    Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare (1st Edition)
  • 1999     
    Internist of the Year, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 2000   
    Outstanding Educator of the Year - CCOM Class of 2000
  • 2001      
    Gilliam Society (Master Fellow) American College of Osteopathic
    Internists
  • 2004       
    Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers

Special Distinctions and Positions

  • 1976-82                             
    High Blood Pressure Committee, Michigan Heart Association
  • 1976-                   
    Editorial Consultant, Journal American Osteopathic Association
  • 1976-77               
    Grants & Fellowship Committee, Michigan Kidney Foundation
  • 1978-88               
    Examiner, American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
  • 1979-82               
    Grants & Fellowship Committee, Michigan Kidney Foundation
  • 1979-82               
    Scientific Advisory Board, Michigan Kidney Foundation
  • 1979-82               
    Chairman, Nephrology Section, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 1980-81               
    Chairman, Education Committee, Department Internal Medicine, Detroit Osteopathic Hospital
  • 1980-82               
    Chairman, High Blood Pressure Committee, Michigan Heart Association
  • 1982-83               
    Vice Chairman, American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
  • 1982-88               
    Council on Education & Evaluation, American College of Osteopathic Internists, Member of Executive Committee
  • 1983-2002           
    Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, St. James Hospital and Health Centers (Formerly Chicago Osteopathic/Olympia Fields Osteopathic Hospitals)
  • 1983-86               
    Principle Investigator, NIH Primary Care (Internal Medicine) Training Grant
  • 1983-88               
    Advisory Board for Osteopathic Specialists (Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists)
  • 1983-88               
    Chairman, American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
  • 1983-87               
    Credentials Committee, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 1985-87               
    Chairman, Curriculum Committee, CCOM
  • 1985-94               
    Chairman, Clinical Promotions Committee, CCOM
  • 1986-95               
    Chairman, Ethics Committee, CCOM and COMC
  • 1986-94  
    Board of Directors, American Osteopathic Foundation in Internal Medicine
  • 1987-95                             
    Board of Directors, American College of Osteopathic Internists, Executive Committee 1987-89, 1990-95
  • 1988-                   
    Executive Director, American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
  • 1988-91               
    Principle Investigator, NIH Primary Care Faculty Development Grant
  • 1988-91               
    Constitution and Bylaws Committee, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 1988-90               
    Chairman, Ethics Committee; Illinois Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
  • 1988-90               
    Students, Interns and Residents Committee; Illinois Association of Osteopathic Physicians and  Surgeons
  • 1989-98               
    Editorial Advisory Board, Journal American Osteopathic Association
  • 1989-93               
    Chairman, College Grants Committee, CCOM1990-92   Chairman, Curriculum Committee, CCOM
  • 1990-94                             
    President, American Osteopathic Foundation in Internal Medicine
  • 1991-92               
    Secretary-Treasurer, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 1992-93               
    President Elect, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 1993-95               
    Chairman, Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists, American Osteopathic Association
  • 1993-00               
    Chairman, Physiology Test Construction Committee, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
  • 1993-94               
    President, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 1994-95               
    Past President, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 1996-2004           
    Chairman, Curriculum Committee, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 1996-2005           
    Chairman, Postdoctoral Education Committee, MWU/CCOM
  • 1996-2005              
    Chairman, Clinical Promotions Committee, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 1996-2005           
    Dean's Advisory Council, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 1998-2001           
    Chairman, Ethics Committee, Olympia Fields Regional Osteopathic Medical Center
  • 2000-   
    Council on Education and Evaluation, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 2000-2005              
    Chairman, MWU/CCOM Matrix OPTI Education Committee; Finance Committee; Board of Directors
  • 2002-                   
    Honors and Awards Committee, American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • 2003-2005           
    Director of Continuing Medical Education, MWU/CCOM
  • 2005-                   
    Board of Directors, Tulsa Regional Medical Center

Publications

  1. Slick, G.L.  The effect of partial pericardial tamponade on the renal response following acute intravascular volume expansion.  Thesis for M.S. (Physiology), University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, 1969
  2. Goetz, K.L., Hermreck, A.S., Slick, G.L., and Starke, H.S.  Atrial receptors and renal function in conscious dog.  Am. J. of Physiology 219:1417-1423, 1970
  3. Slick, G.L., DiBona, G.F., and Kaloyanides, G.J.  Role of renal sympathetic nerve activity in the sodium retention of acute caval constriction.  Am. J. Physiology 226:925-932, 1974.
  4. Slick, G.L., Aguilera, A., Zambraski, E., DiBona, G.F., and Kaloyanides,  G.J.  Renal neuroadrenergic transmission.  Am. J. Physiology 229:60-65, 1975.
  5. Slick, G.L., Schnetzler, D.E., and Kaloyanides, G.J.  Hypertension, renal vein thrombosis and renal failure.  Clinical Nephrology 3:70-74, 1975.
  6. Slick, G.L., DiBona, G.F., and Kaloyanides, G.J.  Renal blockade to angiotensin II in acute and chronic sodium retaining states.  J. Pharmcol. Expermtl. Ther. 195:185-193, 1975.
  7. Ketter, K., Slick, G.L., Ploth, D.W., and DiBona, G.F.  Effect of hypermagnesemia on the urinary concentrating mechanism in the rat and the dog.  Nephron 22:20-28, 1978.
  8. Migdal, S.D., Slick, G.L., Abu-hamdan, D., and McDonald, F.D. Phenytoin, renal function and renin release.  J. Pharmcol. Expermtl. Ther. 215:304-308, 1980.
  9. O'Hare, T., and Slick, G.L.  The psychologic aspects of hemodialysis. J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 81:541-545, 1982.
  10. Cianciolo, K.D., Wadle, R., and Slick, G.L.  Incidence, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of recurrent urolithiasis: results of a 5-year study at an osteopathic referral center.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 82:577-83, 1983
  11. D'Addezio, C., and Slick, G.L.  Results of a 10-year study of end-stage renal disease in an osteopathic hemodialysis facility.J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 82:752-59, 1983
  12. Flood, M.T., and Slick, G.L.  Renal biopsy: a 9-year study at an osteopathic referral center.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 83:285-93, 1983
  13. Slick, G.L.  Annotated bibliography on nephrology, hypertension, fluid and electrolyte disorders.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 83:450-54, 1984
  14. Goldman, R.M., Tarr, R.S., Pinchuck, B., Kappler, R.L., Slick, G.L.,and Nelson, K.E.  More on gravity inversion (letter to Editor).  West. J. of Med. 141:247, 1984
  15. Slick, G.L. Editorial: American Diabetes Association guidelines: a must-read for all physicians.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 89:886, 1989
  16. Slick, G.L.  Recruiting interns and residents to an osteopathic medical training program.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 92:654-656, 1992
  17. Mathis, B.J., Calabrese, K.E., and Slick, G.L.  Familial glomerular disease with asymptomatic proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome: A new clinical entity.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 92:875-884, 1992
  18. Slick, G.L.  Editorial:  High vs. low-osmolar contrast.  Cortlandt Forum.  5:207, 1992
  19. Slick, G.L.  Editorial:  Differential Diagnosis of Cushing's Syndrome.  Cortlandt Forum.  5:259, 1992
  20. Slick, G.L.  Diagnostic Challenge:  A puzzling case of hypokalemia.  Hudson Monitor.  1(3):12-17, 1993
  21. Slick, G.L.  Diagnostic Challenge:  Apparent renal failure with obscure urinary tract outflow obstruction.  Hudson Monitor.  1(5):13-14, 1993
  22. Slick, G.L.  Diagnostic Challenge:  Hyperkalemia in an elderly diabetic woman.  Hudson Monitor.  1(6):16-17, 1993
  23. Slick, G.L. Part 1.  Nephrology/hypertension/fluid and electrolyte disorders: annotated bibliography.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 93:50-65, 1993
  24. Slick, G.L. Part 2.  Nephrology/hypertension/fluid and electrolyte disorders: annotated bibliography.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 93:299-317, 1993
  25. Slick, G.L.  Diagnostic Challenge:  An obscure cause of renal failure.  Hudson Monitor. 9:14-15, 1993               
  26. Slick, G.L.  Editorial:  Reversible renal insufficiency.  Cortlandt Forum. 5:200, 1993
  27. Slick, G.L.  Performance of candidates on the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine subspecialty certifying examinations 1984-1992.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 94:240-246, 1994
  28. Slick, G.L., Dolan, S.  Performances of candidates with osteopathic compared to allopathic subspecialty training on the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine subspecialty certifying examinations 1984-1992.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 94:1050-1053, 1994
  29. Slick, G.L. A weight lifter's renal failure.  Cortlandt Forum. 7(9):107-8, 1994
  30. Slick, G.L.  A case of cocaine confusion.  Cortlandt Forum. 8(4):114-117, 1995
  31. Slick, G.L., Dolan, S. and Draba, R.E.  Performance of osteopathic medical school graduates on the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine certifying examinations 1985 to 1994.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 95:370-374, 1995
  32. Slick, G.L.  Comparison of performance on the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine certifying examination 1986 to 1996 by type of residency.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 97:417-422, 1997
  33. Cavalieri, T.A., Shen, L. and Slick, G.L.  Predictive validity of osteopathic medical licensing examinations for osteopathic medical knowledge measured by graduate written examinations.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 103:337-42, 2003
  34. Slick, G.L.  Performance on the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine certifying examination 1986-2002 of various demographic groups and the impact of AOA re-entry resolutions on allopathic trained candidates sitting for examination.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 104: 294-300, 2004.

Book Chapters and Booklets

  1. Slick, G.L.  Bibliography of Review Articles and Major Studies in Nephrology, Hypertension and Fluid-Electrolyte Disorders, Chicago, Illinois, 1992.
  2. Slick, G.L.  Bibliography of Review Articles and Major Studies in Nephrology, Hypertension and Fluid-Electrolyte Disorders (2nd Edition), Chicago, Illinois, 1996.
  3. Slick, G.L.  Hypertension.  In:  Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine 1st Edition, Ward, R.C. et al (editors), Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
  4. Slick, G.L.  Bibliography of Review Articles and Major Studies in Nephrology, Hypertension and Fluid-Electrolyte Disorders (3rd Edition), Chicago, Illinois, 2000.
  5. Slick, G.L.  Bibliography of Review Articles and Major Studies in Nephrology, Hypertension and Fluid-Electrolyte Disorders (4th Edition), Chicago, Illinois, 2005.

Abstracts

  1. Howard, C.W., Goetz, K.L., Slick, G.L., and Johnson, D.C.  Alteration of coronary blood flow with changes in pressure within the right heart.  Fed. Proc. 24:220, 1965
  2. Goetz, K.L., Hermreck, A.S., Slick, G.L., and Starke, H.S.  The effect of atrial volume receptors on urine output in conscious dogs.  Proc.of Am. Soc. Nephrology 2:21, 1968
  3. Slick, G.L.  Atrial volume receptors and the renal response following acute intravascular volume expansion.  J. Am. Osteo. Assoc. 70:1122, 1971
  4. Slick, G.L., and DiBona, G.F.  Effect of phenoxybenzamine on sodium excretion in the caval dog.  Fed. Proc. 32:325, 1973
  5. Slick, G.L., DiBona, G.F., and Kaloyanides, G.F.  Effect of acute renal denervation on sodium excretion in the caval dog.  Clin. Res. 21:708, 1973
  6. Slick, G.L., DiBona, G.F., and Kaloyanides, G.F.  Sodium retention in the caval dog: role of renal nerves.  Circulation 48:IV-30, 1973
  7. Ketter, K.A., Ploth, D.W., Slick, G.L., and DiBona, G.F.  Urine concentrating mechanism in hypermagnesemia.  Clin. Res. 21:855, 1973, and Clin. Res. 22:540A, 1974
  8. Slick, G.L., and DiBona, G.F.  Non-sympathetic renal vasodilatation in the acute caval dog.  Proc. Am. Soc. Nephrology 6:98, 1973
  9. Slick, G.L., and DiBona, G.F.  Renal adrenergic neurotransmission.  Clin. Res. 22:545A, 1974
  10. Slick, G.L., and DiBona, G.F.  Effect of renal vasodilatation in the acute caval dog.  Fed. Proc. 33:519, 1974
  11. Slick, G.L., and DiBona, G.F.  Intrarenal role of angiotensin II in the acute caval dog.  Clin. Res. 22:545A, 1974
  12. Slick, G.L., and DiBona, G.F.  Intrarenal role of angiotensin II in experimental chronic heart failure.  Circulation 50:III-206, 1974
  13. DiBona, G.F., Aguilera, A., Zambraski, E., and Slick, G.L.  Direct effect of renal nerve stimulation on tubular sodium reabsorption.  Proc. Am. Soc. Nephrology 7:22, 1974
  14. Aguilera, A., Zambraski, E., Slick, G.L., and DiBona, G.F.  Direct effect of renal nerve stimulation on tubular sodium reabsorption.  Clin. Res. 23:559A, 1975
  15. Migdal, S., Slick, G.L., and McDonald, F.  Diphenylhydantoin: a renal vasodilator.  Clin. Res. 25:273A, 1977
  16. Migdal, S.D., Slick, G.L., and McDonald, F.D.  Diphenylhydantoin, renal function and renin secretion.  Clin. Res. 25:595A, 1977
  17. Migdal, S.D., Slick, G.L., and McDonald, F.D.  The role of atrial transmural pressure (TMP) in the antinatriuresis of thoracic inferior vena cava constriction.  Abstracts of International Cong. of Nephrology.  F-4, 1978 and Proc. Am. Soc. Nephrology 10:115A,1977
  18. Migdal, S.D., Slick, G.L., and McDonald, F.D.  Phenytoin, renal function and renin secretion.  Abstracts of International Cong. of Nephrology.  R-5, 1978 and Clin. Res. 26:417A, 1978