Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Jenny Alexopulos, D.O.

Alexopulos

Director of Medical Education at OSU Medical Center
Medical Director of OSU Physicians
Professor of Family Medicine
918-584-5364 - POB Clinic
918-561-5701 - Administration
jenny.alexopulos@okstate.edu

Education

  • 1993 - 1994
    Family Medicine Residency
    Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1992 - 1993
    Emergency Medicine Residency
    Tulsa Regional Medical Center (TRMC)
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1991-1992
    Internship
    Tulsa Regional Medical Center
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1987 - 1991
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
    Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Kirksville, Missouri
  • 1982 - 1987
    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
    University of Western Ontario, London
    University of Toronto, Toronto
    York University, Toronto
    Ontario, Canada

Certificate and Licensure

  • 1995
    Board Certified
    American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
  • 1995
    Neonatal Life Support, Certified
  • 1992
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners
  • 1992
    Oklahoma State Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, OBN Certificate Registration
  • 1992
    Federal DEA, Registration
  • 1991
    Basic Cardiac Life Support, Certified
  • 1991
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Certified

Work Experience

  • Feb. 1, 2013 - present
    Director of Graduate Medical Education
    Medical Director of OSU Physicians
  • July 7, 2009 - Feb. 1, 2013
    Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
    Associate Dean of Clinical Services
  • April 13, 2008 - July 7, 2009
    Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
    Vice President for Academic Affairs and Senior Associate Dean
  • Dec. 1, 2005 - April 13, 2008
    Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
    Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education
  • Nov. 1, 2005 - Dec. 1, 2005
    Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
    Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education
  • Nov. 1, 2005 - April 13, 2008
    Director of Medical Education
    Tulsa Regional Medical Center/OSU Medical Center
  • July 1, 2005 - present
    Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
    Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
  • Aug. 24, 2004 - present
    Chairman, Department of Family Medicine
    OSU Center for Health Sciences (OSU-CHS)
  • July 1, 2004 - Aug. 23, 2004
    Interim Chairman, Department of Family Medicine
    OSU-CHS
  • July 1, 2000 - July 2002
    Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    OSU Physicians at Brookside / Clinical Teaching Site
  • Sept. 1, 1998 - June 30, 2000
    Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Brookside Family Medicine / Clinical Teaching Site
  • Feb. 1, 1998 - Aug. 31, 1998
    Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
  • Jan. 1, 1995 - Jan. 31, 1998
    Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Assistant Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
  • July 1, 2007 - present
    Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Professor, Family Medicine
  • July 1, 2000 - June 30, 2007
    Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Associate Professor, Family Medicine
  • Jan. 1, 1995 - June 30, 2000
    Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
  • Nov. 29, 1993 - June 30, 2007
    Shadow Mountain Behavioral Services
    Medical Consultation
  • Oct. 28, 2001 - March 2005
    Tulsa Regional Medical Center
    Physician Advisor
  • Jan. 2002 - Feb. 2004
    Tulsa Regional Medical Center
    Chief of Staff

Teaching

  • Spring 2012
    Cultural Issues in Health
    Oklahoma State Board of Health, The Physician Shortage, MyHealth
    OSU–Stillwater
  • Winter 2001 - 2006
    Hypertension
    Clinical Clerkship, OSU-COM
  • Summer 1997 - present
    Exercise Stress Testing and Workshop
    Family Medicine Residency, OSU-COM
  • Summer 1998
    Flexible Sigmiodoscopy Workshop
    Family Medicine Residency, OSU-COM
  • 1996 - 1998
    Intern and Resident Authorship
    TRMC and OSU-COM
  • 1997 - 2004
    EKG Interpretation Lab and Small Group Facilitator
    Osteopathic Clinical Skills, OSU-COM
  • 1996 - 2009
    The Cardiovascular Examination
    Osteopathic Clinical Skills I, OSU-COM
  • 1995 - 2000
    Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
    Family Medicine Resident Didactic Session
    Clinical Clerkship, OSU-COM
  • 1995 - 2000
    Community Acquired Pneumonia
    Current American Thoracic Society Guidelines
    Family Medicine Resident Didactic Session
    Clinical Clerkship, OSU-COM
  • 1995 - 2000
    Colposcopy Workshop
    Family Medicine Resident Didactic Session
    Clinical Clerkship, OSU-COM
  • 1995 - present
    National Cholesterol Education Program
    Adult Treatment Panel II, III

    Family Medicine Resident Didactic Session
    Clinical Clerkship, OSU-COM
  • 1995
    Colposcopy Workshop
    Second Annual Primary Care Review, Tulsa, OK
  • 1995 - 2000
    Preventative Care Guidelines and Update
    U.S. Preventative Services Task Force

    Family Medicine Resident Didactic Session
    Osteopathic Clinical Skills II, OSU-COM
  • Spring 1995
    Intravenous Peripheral Access
    Lecture and Lab, Clinical Nursing Staff
  • 1994 - 2004
    Facilitator
    Clinical Problem Solving, OSU-COM
  • Fall 1994
    Thyroid Disease
    Clinical Science II, OSU-COM
  • 1994 - 2003
    Intravenous Peripheral Access and Injections
    Osteopathic Clinical Skills, OSU-COM
  • 1994 - 1995
    Chest Pain
    Family Medicine Resident Didactic Session
    Clinical Clerkship, OSU-COM
  • 1993
    Lumbar Puncture and Meningitis
    Clinical Sciences II, OSU-COM

Committee Representation

Department

Utilization Review Committee, Chairman, OSU–COM                                                                                                1996 - 1997
Risk Management Committee, OSU–COM                                                                                                                   1996 – 1997
Family Medicine Department, OSU–COM                                                                                                                1995 – Present
Continuous Quality Assurance Committee, OSU–COM                                                                                         1995 - Present
Core / Facilitator
Clinic Scheduling Committee, OSU–COM                                                                                                                    1995 - 1998
Infection Control Committee, OSU–COM                                                                                                                     1995 – 1998

College

  • Nov. 2011 - present
    Promotion and Tensure Task Force, OSU-CHS representative
  • Jan. 2011 - present
    Leadership Team, OSU-CHS
  • July 2004 - present
    Council of Chairs, OSU-CHS
  • June 2009 - present
    Continuous Quality Improvement - Chair
  • Nov. 2005 - July 2009
    Executive Team, OSU-CHS
  • Nov. 2005 - July 2009
    Management Team, OSU-CHS
  • Nov. 2005 - July 2009
    Faculty Senate, OSU-CHS
  • Nov. 2005 - April 2008
    Osteopathic Medical Education Consortium of Oklahoma (OMECO)
    Graduate Medical Education Committee – DME Member
  • April 2008 - July 2009
    Osteopathic Medical Education Consortium of Oklahoma (OMECO)
    Board of Directors – Member
  • 1995 - 1998
    Institutional Review Board, OSU-COM
  • 1995 - 1998
    Curriculum Committee, OSU-COM
  • 1995 – 1996
    Rural Training Curriculum Development – Bristow, OK
    OSU-COM
  • 1995 - 1996
    Rural Training Curriculum Development – Poteau, OK
    Family Medicine Residency, OSU-COM
  • 1995 - 1996
    Rural Training Curriculum Development – Enid, OK
    Family Medicine Residency, OSU-COM
  • 1995
    OSCE Curriculum Development, OSU-COM
  • 2004 - 2005
    Promotion and Tenure Committee, OSU-COM
  • 1995 - present
    Medical Student Advisor, OSU-COM, OSU-CHS
  • 1995 - 1998
    Admissions Interviews, OSU-COM

Hospital

OSU MC Leadership Team                                                                                                                                      
2013 - present  

Joint Conference – OSU MC                                                                                                                                   
2013 - Present

Medical Executive Committee – OSU MC                                                                                                                
2013 - Present

Quality Council – OSU MC                                                                                                                                        
2013 - Present

Physician Advisory Committee – OSU MC                                                                                     
2013 - Present

Hospital Bylaws – OSU MC                                                                                                                                                                       2013

Chief of Staff, TRMC                                                                                                                                                      
2002 – 2004  

Vice Chief of Staff, TRMC                                                                                                                                             
2000 – 2002                  

Joint Commission, JCAHO Accreditation Survey – Task Force Member                                                   
2004
Tulsa Regional Medical Center

Joint Commission, JCAHO Re–Accreditation Survey – Task Force Member                                                             
2007 (3 years)
Tulsa Regional Medical Center

Tulsa Regional Medical Center Advisory Board                                                                                                  
2005 – July 2006               

Oklahoma State University Medical Center Advisory Board                                                               
July 2006 – October 2008

Oklahoma State University Medical Center Liaison Committee                                                          
July 2006 – October 2008

Oklahoma State University Medical Center                                                                                                
July 2006 – April 2008
Resident– In–Training Committee – Administrative Member

Tulsa Regional Medical Center Adult Medicine Service Line Committee                                                          
2005 – July 2006                               
Oklahoma State University Medical Center Adult Medicine Service Line Committee                         
July 2006 – March 2008

Tulsa Regional Medical Center Quality Council                                                                                                  
2002 – July 2006               
Professional Affairs Committee

Oklahoma State University Medical Center Quality Council                                                 
July 2006 – Present
Professional Affairs Committee

Hospital Bylaws Committee:  Member                                                                                                                                        2008                                                               
Hospital Bylaws Committee:  Chairman                                                                                                                                      2003                                                               
Hospital Physician Advisor                                                                                                        
 2001 – 2005        
                                       
Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee                                                                                 
2004 – 2006
Tulsa Regional Medical Center                                                                                              

Family Medicine Department, C–TRMC               
Past Chairman, Past Vice Chairman, Past Secretary – Treasurer           

Managed Care Committee, TRMC – Chairman                                                                        
2002– 2004                     
                          
Managed Care Committee, Hillcrest Health Care System                                                  
2002– 2003               

Executive Committee of Professional Staff                                                                        
2000 – 2004, 2006 – 2009
C–TRMC, TRMC, OSU–MC

Education Committee                                                                                                            
1995 – 1998, 2005 – Present               
C–TRMC, TRMC, OSU–MC

Intern and Resident Paper Reviews                                                                                                                              
1995 – 2005
C–TRMC, TRMC

Mortality and Morbidity Committee                                                                                                                              
2000 – 2001
C–TRMC, TRMC

Quality Assurance Committee                                                                                                                                        
2000 – 2008
C–TRMC, TRMC

Family Medicine Credentials Committee                                                                                                                       
1998 – 2002
C–TRMC

Family Medicine Teaching Service                                                                                                                             
1995 – Present               
C–TRMC, TRMC, OSU–MC, Attending

Riverside PHO Committee                                                                                                                                              
2000 – 2001
TRMC

Continuing Medical Education Advisory Committee                                                                                                  
1998 – 1999
C–TRMC

City

  • Feb. 2011 - present
    Greater Than Health Access Network (GTHAN)
    Privacy and Security Committee
  • Nov. 2010 - present
    Get Lean Tulsa Advisory Board
    Member – Mayor Appointed
  • Aug. 2010 - present
    Greater Than Health Access Network (GTHAN) – Health Information Exchange
    Board – Vice President
  • July 2010 - present
    Workforce Tulsa - Member
  • July 2009 - present
    Greater Than Health Access Network (GTHAN)
    Clinical Quality Committee
  • July 2005 - present
    Tulsa County Board of Health – State Member

State

  • 2012 - present
    ACOFP – Oklahoma State Society
    Delegate
  • Aug. 2010 - present
    Oklahoma Health Information Exchange
    Trust – Speaker of the House Appointed
    Vice President
  • 2007- present
    Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan
    Executive Team
    Co–Chairman
  • 2007 - present
    Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan
    Infrastructure Chair
  • 2007 - present
    Oklahoma Home Improvement Plan
    Workforce- Member
  • 2008 - 2009
    ACOFP – Oklahoma State Society
    President
  • 2007 - 2008
    ACOFP – Oklahoma State Society
    President – Elect
  • Dec. 2009
    Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan
    Infrastructure Section
    Submission to Oklahoma Legislature
  • 1997
    Young Physicians Committee
    Oklahoma Osteopathic Association

National

  • 2012 - present
    Scholarship & Student Loan Committee
    American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • 1995, 2008, 2009
    Board of Delegates – Oklahoma Chapter
    American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • 2009
    Osteopathic Family Medicine Educators Committee
    American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • 2008, 2009
    President – Oklahoma State Society
    American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • 2007, 2008
    President-Elect – Oklahoma State Society
    American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

Publications

  • Nov. 1995
    "Expanded Curriculum: A Rural Graduate Medical Education Model"
    J.J. Alexopulos, D.O., B. Parker, Ph.D., W.D. Cogan, Ed. D., OSU-COM
  • Jan. 2000
    "Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Current Review of Pain"
    Shannon Turner Ph.D., Joan Stewart, D.O., Jenny Alexopulos, D.O., Jimmie Sue Hill, D.O., OSU-COM

Presentations

MyHealth Access Network                                                                                                                                               
March 2012
Oklahoma State University International Conference On Innovation
and Entrepreneurship In Health – Invited Speaker

Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan                                                                                                                        
February 2010
Oklahoma State Board of Health
Leadership Oklahoma – Invited Speaker

Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan                                                                                                                          
October 2009               
Oklahoma Osteopathic Association – Invited Speaker
Oklahoma State Board of Health Retreat – Invited Speaker

Oklahoma’s Health Information Technology and Clinical                                                                                        
August 2009               
Health Summit (OKHITECH) – Panelist representing Oklahoma
Osteopathic Association (OOA) 

National Lipid Association Conference                                                                                                                             
July 2009               
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Case Presentations – Presenter

Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan                                                                                                                                
July 2009               
Community HealthNET, Inc. – Invited Speaker

Obama Health Care Community Forum                                                                                                                    
January 2009
OSU–COM Invited Panelist/Speaker

American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)                                                                                               
November 2008               
OSU–COM Women in Medicine – Invited Speaker

Hospital Core Measures                                                                                                                                              
February 2008
OSU–MC Resident and Fellow Council

Graduate Medical Education                                                                                                                                        
October 2006               
OSU Medical Authority
OSU–MC Resident and Fellow Council

Physician Workforce Issues Facing Oklahoma                                                                                                              
April 2006
Leadership Oklahoma – Invited Speaker

Family Medicine HRSA Grant                                                                                                                                 
September 2004
OSU–CHS Management Team              

The Last Six Months of Living                                                                                                                                         
April 2001
OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Developing an Integrated Primary Care Curriculum                                                                                               
February 1997
Society of Teachers in Family Medicine
Orlando, Florida

Colposcopy Workshop                                                                                                                                                       
June 1996
2nd Annual Primary Care Update
Tulsa OK

Research Involvement

  • July 1, 2007
    Are Events of Delivery A Risk For Recurrent Otitis Media?                                                                                      
    A report of Early Phase Investigation
    Kayse Shrum, D.O., Jenny Alexopulos, D.O., James D. Hess, Ed.D.
    Abstract submitted for consideration of publication in February 2008
  • Sept. 1, 2004 - present
    HRSA Grant Administrator and Principal Investigator - Three Year Grant
    Academic Administrative Units in Primary Care
  • March 2005
    Patient Satisfaction Survey for OSU HealthCare Center
    Co-Investigator
  • July 1, 2006 - present
    "Are Events of Delivery A Risk For Recurrent Otitis Media? A report of Early Phase Investigation"
    Kayse Shrum, D.O., Jenny Alexopulos, D.O., James D. Hess, Ed.D.
    Abstract submitted for consideration of publication in February 2008
  • 1995 - 1996
    Telemedicine Conferencing, OSU-COM
  • 1995 - present
    Hypobaric Chamber-Effects of Simulated Flight on Human Physiology, OSU-COM
  • 1995
    Apple Newton Pocket Doc - Subject, OSU-COM

Special Professional Interest

  • Child and Adolescent Medicine
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Rhinolaryngoscopy
  • Colposcopy

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Oklahoma Osteopathic Association
  • Tulsa Osteopathic Medical Society
  • Iota Tau Sigma
  • Delta Omega

State Appointments

Oklahoma State Board of Health                                                                                                                    July 2014 – July 2023
Governor Re-appointment
Senate Confirmation March 10, 2014

Oklahoma State Board of Health                                                                                                                    July 2005 – July 2014
Governor Appointment
Senate Confirmation May 10, 2005

Oklahoma State Board of Health                                                                                                              July 2010 – June 30, 2012
President

Oklahoma State Board of Health                                                                                                                    July 2007 – July 2010
Vice President

Oklahoma State Board of Health                                                                                                                    July 2006 – July 2007
Secretary Treasurer

Tulsa City–County Board of Health                                                                                                             January 2005 – Present
State Board Member Representation

Specialty College Appointments

  • April 2008 - present
    ACOFP – Oklahoma State Society
    President
  • May 2006 - April 2008
    ACOFP – Oklahoma State Society
    President-Elect
  • March 2008 - present
    ACOFP – Osteopathic Family Medicine Educators Committee
    Member
  • April 2006 - present
    ACOFP – In-service Exam Writing Committee
    Member
  • Feb. 2005
    NBOME – Exam Review Committee

Designations

2000
Certified Medical Review Officer
American Association of Medical Review Officers

Federal Designation
Aug. 1997
Aviation Medical Examiner
Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration

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