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October 6, 2011

Alumni physicians Kikta and Smith featured in STATE magazine cover story

Kevin Kikta, D.O., and Sean Smith, D.O., both 1996 graduates of the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, share their experiences in caring for the injured after an EF-5 tornado tore through Joplin May 22. 

Click here to read more.

OSU Rural Health sponsors photo contest for National Rural Health Day

OSU Center for Rural Health is sponsoring a Rural Oklahoma Photo Contest as part of a celebration of the first annual National Rural Health Day on Nov.17.  Photos that display rural scenes such as landscapes, buildings, community events, health fairs, neighbors or pleasures of rural life may qualify for submission. Submission deadline is Nov. 17. More information is available at http://osururalhealth.blogspot.com/p/celebrate-national-rural-health-day.html  The contest winner receives a basket of OSU Center for Health Sciences items.

Going Green

October is Energy Awareness Month to promote public understanding of our energy needs and to reduce energy consumption in our everyday lives. Test your energy IQ with an interactive quiz and more.


Tulsa World series examines health care in Oklahoma
Part 1   Part 2   Part 3

Criticism of state higher education flawed
Stephen McKeever, vice president for research and technology transfer at OSU, on OCPA report.

OSBI, UCO forensic science research day
OSU-CHS student Kate Weinbrecht explains her research.

Mark your calendar

First Friday seminar speaker is Tyler Johannes
Tyler W. Johannes, Ph.D., P.E., from the University of Tulsa chemical engineering department, presents “Engineering microalgae for fuels and natural products” at the First Friday seminar at noon tomorrow in D-107. Refreshments at 11:45 a.m.

Candy donations needed for trick-or-treaters
Candy donations are being accepted for the Eugene Field school’s annual Halloween “trick or treat” visit to campus.  Place donations in the labeled bin by the elevators adjacent to the OSU-CHS front desk. Deadline for donations is Oct. 17. Eugene Field trick-or-treaters are on campus Oct. 28.

CME primary care update Nov. 11-13
OSU-CHS Continuing Medical Education’s 28th annual Primary Care Update is Nov. 11-13 at the DoubleTree Hotel Downtown in Tulsa.  Physicians and other healthcare providers can earn up to 21 AOA Category 1A CME credits.  For more information or to register, contact Cyndi Canning at (918) 561-1412 or visit the website at www.healthsciences.okstate.edu/cme.html

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