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Joan E. Stewart, D.O., M.P.H.Joan E. Stewart, D.O., M.P.H.
Associate Dean for Clinical Education
Professor of Family Medicine

joan.stewart@okstate.edu
Room A-120
918.561.8288

Education | Certifications | Licensure | Memberships | Employment History | Patient Care & Clinical Teaching | OSU Committees | External Committees/Task Forces | Search Committees | Awards & Honors | Publications | Work in Progress | Scholarly Activity and Presentations | Presentations

Undergraduate Education

1980
Pre-med Studies
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK

1970-1972
Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene
University of Missouri
Kansas City, MO

1968-1970
Major: Biology
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

Postgraduate Education

2001
Master of Public Health in Health Administration
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Master of Public Health-Department of Health Policy and Administration
Norman, OK

1985-1986
Rotating Internship
Tulsa Regional Medical Center (TRMC)
Tulsa, OK

1981-1985
D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OSU-COM)
Tulsa, OK

Examinations and Certification

May 1995
Board Certified, Family Practice
American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

July 1986
Diplomat, National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

Licensure

  • Oklahoma
  • Missouri

Society Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Oklahoma Chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • Oklahoma Osteopathic Association
  • Tulsa Osteopathic Medical Society
  • Association of Standardized Patient Educators
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Association of Osteopathic Directors and Medical Educators

Employment History

July 2011 - present
Professor of Family Medicine
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Tulsa, Oklahoma

June 2005 - November 2005                            
Interim Senior Associate Dean
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Tulsa, Oklahoma

October 2004 - present
Associate Dean for Clinical Education and Director of Medical Education
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU-CHS)
Tulsa, OK

July 2003 - October 2004
Interim Associate Dean for Clinical Education
OSU-CHS
Tulsa, OK

July 2000 - June 30, 2011
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Family Medicine, OSU-COM
Tulsa, OK

July 1995 - June 2000
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Family Medicine, OSU-COM
Tulsa, OK

August 1992 - May 1995
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Family Medicine, OSU-COM
Tulsa, OK

July 1991 - February 1992
Occupational Medicine
WorkMed - St. John Medical Center
Tulsa, OK

October 1988 - July 1991
Medical Director
CrestMed - Hillcrest Medical Center
Broken Arrow, OK

October 1987 - October 1988
Family Practice
CrestMed - Hillcrest Medical Center
Broken Arrow, OK

August 1986 - October 1987
Minor Emergency/Occupational Medicine
Muskogee Immediate Care, Inc.
Muskogee, OK

Patient Care and Clinical Teaching

2007-present
Clinical Problem Exams, Coordinator
Includes case development and student feedback sessions

2002-2003
Interim Director
OSU Women’s Health Center

1999-2001
Attend Patients
Osage Clinic and Health Education Center

1996-2003
Instructor
Clinical Performance Exams

1995-2003
Course Coordinator and Facilitator
Clinical Problem Solving I and II to include planning, development, and implementation of course and materials

1995-present
Attend patients and supervise fourth year students, interns, and residents
Health Care Center in Family Medicine Department and Women’s Health Center

1992-present
Practicum Instructor and Lecturer
Clinical Skills I and III

 

OSU Committees

2010-present                                   Curriculum Revision Leadership Committee

2010-present                                    Executive Committee on Educational Policy

2009                                                Unit Administrator, Family Medicine Faculty, Promotion and Tenure

2008-2010                                       Co-Chairman, Curriculum Revision Phase I Committee

2008                                               Served on OSU-CHS AOA Accreditation  Self-Study Curriculum Steering Group

2007-present                                   Chairman, Joint Ethics Task Force

2006-present                                   Class Size Task Force

2006-2008                                      Unit Administrator, College Wide Promotion and Tenure Committee

2005-present                                  Council of Clinical Chairs

2005-2008                                      Management Team

2003-present                                  Chair of Student Selection Committee

2003-present                                  Academic Deans Council

2003-present, 1995-99                   Curriculum Committee         

2003                                             Chair, Academic Standards Committee
                                                     Promotion and Tenure Committee

2001-2003                                      Faculty Affairs Committee

2001-2002                                      Academic Standards Committee

1997-2003                                      Task Force of the OSU-COM Women’s Center

1995, 1997                                     Second Year Steering Committee

External Committees/Task Forces

2010-present                                   Simulation Subcommittee of the Oklahoma Health Care Workforce Center

2007-present                                   Graduate Medical Education Committee – OSU Medical Center

2005-2007                                       Member of the Governor’s Health Care Workforce Resources Task Force
                                                       Appointed by Governor Brad Henry

2003-present                                   Rural Scholarship Subcommittee of the Physician Manpower Training Commission

Search Committees

2009
Director of Admissions
Academic Skills & Career Development Counselor

2008
OB/Gynecology Department Chairman

2007
Dean of Biomedical Science

2006
Emergency Medicine faculty positions

2003
Faculty Member, Pediatric Department
Faculty, Department of Family Medicine
Research Scientist, Department of Family Medicine

2000
Family Medicine Faculty Member

1999
Medical Educator, Department of Family Medicine

1998
Family Medicine Faculty Member
Research Scientist, Department of Family Medicine
Medical Educator, Department of Family Medicine

1997
Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine

Awards and Honors

2001
Outstanding Student Award
College of Public Health
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

2000
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
The University of Oklahoma Chapter

1997
American Medical Women’s Association
Gender Equity Award

1996
Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

1995
American Medical Women’s Association
Gender Equity Award

1982
Sigma Sigma Phi
National Osteopathic Honor Society

Publications and Research

2010
Bridge Program Evaluation:  The Efficacy of an Alternative Admissions Program at
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Principle Investigator:  Johnathan Franklin, M.S.
Co-investigator:  Joan Stewart, D.O., M.P.H.

2008
Title – Fourth Year Medical Students as PBL Tutors
Principle investigator, Laurie Clark, D.O.
Co-investigator, Joan Stewart, D.O.

Clark, LC, Eddy, WS, Stewart, J, Stone, S M, Thurman, CC, “Fourth Year Medical Students as PBL Tutors” , Journal of International Association of Scientific Medical Educators, June 2008

2002
Neel J, Stevens V, Stewart J. "Obsessive Compulsive Disorder-Identification, Neurobiology, and Treatment" JAOA, February 2002, Vol. 102, No. 2, p. 81

2000
Turner S, Stewart J, Alexopulos J, Hill J. "Irritable Bowel Syndrome" Current Review of Pain 2000, Vol. 4, No. 1.

June 1999
Stewart, J. "The Truth about Peanut Allergies," The OSU Family Physician Newsletter, June 1999: Vol. 1, No. 3, p 4.

Other Work in Progress

Manuscript, Stevens, V.M., Stewart, J., & Stetson, B., "Treating Patients with Nicotine Dependence"

Scholarly Activity and Presentations

2008
Developed Early Clinical Experience Program for first year medical students

2007-present
Clinical Performance Exam - Grade encounters and give feedback to students in preparation for the NBOME COMLEX  Level 2 Performance Evaluation

2007-present 
Developed curriculum for Clinical Performance Exams including purchasing video and recording equipment, developed evaluation tools, student feedback checklists and cases

2007-present 
Chairman, Joint Ethics Task Force created Ethics Seminar Series for students, Ethics Seminars for residents.  Currently working to introduce “Partners in Professionalism” for second year students and a new ethics section for orientation of new students

1995-2003 
Course Coordinator and facilitator for Clinical Problem Solving I & II

1995
Developed policies and structure for Clinical Problem Solving Courses I & II

1992-present
Practicum instructor and lecturer for Clinical Skills I & III

 

Scholarly Activity and Presentations

December 2009
Presentation on “Admissions Process” to Oklahoma Osteopathic Association

November 2009
COMLEX Update for mentors of student board failures

September 2009
Co-presenter with Dennis Baker,Ph.D.,  OMECO Faculty Development session on “Characteristics of Effective Clinical Teachers: An Introduction and Overview”

March 2009
Presentation on “Curriculum Revision”, Management Team Retreat

September 2008
Presentation on “Curriculum Revision” at Joint Chairs/Management Team Retreat

August 2008
Presentation on “Teaching the Teachers to Teach” at OOA Summer Conference, Oklahoma City, OK with Machelle Davison, Ed.D. and Vicky Pace, M.Ed.

April 2008
Poster presentation  with Clark, L, Eddy, WS, and Thurman, CC,  American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Meeting St. Louis, MO, “Fourth Year Medical Students as PBL Tutors”

Oct 2006/Sept. 2007
Speaker, Medicine in the 21st Century Honors Class, OSU-Stillwater, “Peanut Allergy”

March 2005
Speaker, TV Channel 23, “Food Allergies”

Feb. 2004
Speaker, Admitted Student Day – Clinical Curriculum

Oct. 2002
Speaker, Oklahoma Psychological Assn Annual Convention, "Current Issues in the Treatment of Tobacco Dependence"

April 2000-2003
MEDxtravaganza, Clinical Sciences Curriculum Overview

March 1999
"Diagnosis, Treatment, and Living with Graves Disease", Graves Disease Support Group

Fall 1999
Medical Minute, "Peanut Allergies"

May 1998
Participant, National workshop on mentoring sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Services Office on Women’s Health – Washington, D.C.

Aug. 1998-present
Speaker, Faculty Development Workshop
University of Tulsa School for Gifted Children
"Food Allergies and Anaphylaxis"

Fall 1998
Medical Minute, "Peanut Allergies in School and Childcare Settings"

March 1998
Reviewer, Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA)

Feb. 1998
National Board Topic Evaluator, NBOME

Fall 1997
Medical Minute, "Preventing Falls in the Elderly"

June 1997
Speaker, Family Medicine Faculty Development Workshop

March 1997
Faculty Spokesperson, Dedication Ceremony for the Center for Advanced Medical Education

February 1997
Stewart, J., DeFelice, D., Cardador, M.T., Alexopulos, J. & Rosenbaum, M.E. (1997) Developing an Integrated Primary Care Curriculum. Paper presented at the Annual Predoctoral Education Conference sponsored by the Society for Teachers in Family Medicine, Orlando, FL.

1995-2003
Presented Annual Faculty Development for Clinical Problem Solving facilitators