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April 28, 2016

OSU-CHS Class of 2016 graduates receive awards at banquet

OSU-CHS Provost William J. Pettit, D.O., congratulates the Class of 2016 during the annual awards banquet last week at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa - Warren Place.OSU-CHS Provost William J. Pettit, D.O., congratulates the Class of 2016 during the annual awards banquet last week at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa - Warren Place.

Several OSU-CHS graduates and faculty were recently honored for their achievements last week during the Class of 2016 Awards Banquet last Wednesday or the 2016 Commencement Ceremony on Thursday.

Student honorees include:

  • Matthew Haney, Regents’ Distinguished Student Award
  • Joshua Floyd, Academic Excellence Award
  • Heather Hensley and Matthew Smith, Alumni Recognition Award
  • Sydni Jones Imel, Clinical Excellence Award
  • Heather Hensley, Leadership and Service Award
  • Matthew Smith, Leadership and Service Award
  • Matthew Smith, Student D.O. of the Year
  • Jacob Curley, Mind, Body and Spirit Award
  • Dusti Sloan, Outstanding Biomedical Sciences Graduate Student Award
  • Kandace Hughes, Outstanding Health Care Administration Graduate Student Award
  • Dane Robertson, Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Forensic Sciences Student

Departmental honors were awarded to the following students:

  • Joshua Floyd, Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • Caleb Scheckel, Biochemistry
  • Matthew Else, Family Medicine
  • Shane Hnatusko, Emergency Medicine
  • Muna Gharfeh, Internal Medicine
  • Joshua Floyd, Microbiology
  • Micah Wright, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Dave Peyok, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • Jacob Curley, Pathology
  • Courtney Sauls, Pediatrics
  • Brandon Hilburn, Pharmacology
  • Cameron Leavitt, Physiology
  • Brandy Kalami, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Rafel Alvarez, Radiology
  • Joanna Bartholomew, Rural Medicine
  • Erica Benda, Rural Medicine
  • Rachel Black, Rural Medicine
  • Jake Borgsmiller, Rural Medicine
  • Amanda Hale, Rural Medicine
  • Matthew Haney, Rural Medicine
  • Shane Hnatusko, Rural Medicine
  • Heather Jones, Rural Medicine
  • Janell Largent, Rural Medicine
  • Dirk Lenaburg, Rural Medicine
  • Allison Moore, Rural Medicine
  • Alisha Murrow, Rural Medicine
  • David Peyok, Rural Medicine
  • Hilda Rodriguez, Rural Medicine
  • Constance Rogers, Rural Medicine
  • Laura Sanford, Rural Medicine
  • Eric Sparks, Rural Medicine
  • Maria Vachapittack, Rural Medicine
  • Stormy Walkup, Rural Medicine
  • Bret Haines, Surgery

The following members of the OSU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society were recognized:

  • Jacob Borgsmiller
  • Jacob Curley
  • Joshua Floyd
  • Muna Gharfeh
  • John Ground
  • Matthew Haney
  • Brandon Hilburn
  • Sydni Jones Imel
  • Susan Kerns
  • Caleb Scheckel
  • Maria Vachapittack
  • Amy Wilson

Robin Dyer, D.O., associate dean for academic affairs, and Bill Meek, Ph.D., professor of anatomy and cell biology, were the recipients of Outstanding Educator of the Year awards.

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