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Karlis Sloka, D.O.

Karlis I. Sloka, D.O.
Chair and Associate Professor of Pathology

karlis.sloka@com.okstate.edu
918.561.8231

Education | Certification | Professional Experience | Professional Activities | Instructional Activities | Research Interest


Education

1979-1981
Pathology Resident
Chicago Osteopathic Medical Center
Chicago, IL

1977–1979
Pathology Resident
Phoenix General Hospital
Phoenix,  AZ

1976–1977
Intern
Phoenix General Hospital
Phoenix, AZ

1976
D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Chicago, IL

1971–1972
University of California at Berkeley

1967
B.S.
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

Pathology Certification

  • American Osteopathic Board of Pathology in: Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology 1984

Professional Experience

2007-present
Chair, Department of Pathology, Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OSU-COM), Tulsa, OK

2003-present
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OSU-COM), Tulsa, OK

1997–2002
Laboratory Director, Sullivan County Memorial Hospital, Milan, MO

1997–2002
Laboratory Director, Scotland County Memorial Hospital, Memphis, MO

1987–1989
Chairman, Department of Pathology, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

2001–2003
Associate Pathologist, Chariton Laboratory Services, Inc.

1983–2001
President, Director, and Associate Pathologist, Chariton Laboratory Services, Inc

1987–1989
Chairman, Department of Pathology, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

1985–2000
Associate Professor of Pathology, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

1981–1985
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Professional Activities

  • Member National Disaster Medical System – Weapons of Mass Destruction Response Team, 2002-2005
  • Member National Disaster Medical System – Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team DMORT Region 4
  • Chairman for Laboratory Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Pathologypresent, 1997-2005
  • Chairman of the Test Construction Committee in Pathology for the NBOME, 1991–1993
  • Member of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) Test Construction Committee in Pathology, 1989–1995
  • Pathologist/Surveyor for American Osteopathic Association Hospital Laboratory Accreditation, 1989–present

Instructional Activities

  • Pathology course instructor

Research Interests

  • Medical Education
  • COMLEX I item writer and reviewer
  • Writing review text in laboratory medicine