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February 3, 2011

OSU Physicians OB/GYN at Tulsa Women’s Living Expo Feb. 11-13
Look for us at the OSU Mobile Telemedicine Clinic inside QuikTrip Center at Expo Square

From ultrasound demonstrations to a drawing for a free car seat, OSU Physicians - Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Tulsa Women’s Living Expo Friday through Sunday, Feb. 11-13, at QuickTrip Center at Expo Square offers a wealth of information, all in one convenient location.

Look for the OSU Telemedicine Mobile Clinic, where OSU Physicians OB/GYN experts Joseph Johnson, D.O., William Po, M.D., and Lance Frye, M.D. will provide information and demonstrations. Expectant moms can register for a drawing for a child’s car seat.  Don’t miss Dr. Johnson’s discussion of cervical cancer prevention at an “Ask the Doctors” presentation at noon Saturday, Feb. 12.  General admission is $3 at the door.  Expo hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

OSU in Tulsa accepting nominations for Icon Awards

Oklahoma State University in Tulsa is now accepting nominations for the inaugural OSU Icon Awards. The Icons for OSU in Tulsa recognize individuals who have demonstrated noteworthy contributions to Tulsa or to the OSU-CHS or OSU-Tulsa. The winners will be honored May 23 at A Stately Affair in Tulsa, a gala that raises scholarship funds for deserving students who attend OSU-CHS or OSU-Tulsa. Applications accepted through Feb. 10. For nomination forms or more information, visit www.osu-tulsa.okstate.edu/iconawards or contact the OSU Foundation at (918) 594-8500. 

OKAHEC funded for cancer survivorship workshops

The Oklahoma Area Health Education Center for Rural Health at the OSU Center for Health Sciences will present a workshop series in Tahlequah and Enid for cancer survivors this spring through a grant from the Lance Armstrong Foundation.  The workshops series, Cancer Transitions:  Moving Beyond Treatment™, is a six-week program designed to ease transitions from active treatment to post-treatment survivorship. The program is from the Cancer Support Community and the LAF LIVESTRONG®.

OSU-CHS experts interviewed for television shows

Stan Grogg, D.O., pediatrics professor and clinical
research associate dean, was interviewed about
 the current influenza outbreak by reporter
Maggie Sparks of KOCO of Channel 5 in
Oklahoma City. The story aired Feb. 8.

Nationally recognized forensics expert Robert Allen, Ph.D., appeared on Tulsa’s Fox 23 to demo fingerprinting and discuss the course he is teaching on crime scene investigation,  for OSU's lifelong learning program.

OSU-CHS physiology experts visit high school science class
OSU-CHS professors and physiologists Al Rouch, Ph.D., Tom Curtis, Ph.D., Kathleen Curtis, Ph.D. and graduate student Alexis Jones recently discussed the principles of physiology with students at Jenks High School recently. They discussed basic physiological principles and the benefits of learning the science of physiology, graduate studies and a video of experiments about exercise, and the physiological significance of dietary salt to blood pressure and the potential effects of sweating on exercise performance. 

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