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OSU Center for Health Sciences News

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Tulsa World features OSU-CHS in articles

Tulsa World PageOSU Center for Health Sciences was recently featured in a pair of articles in the Tulsa World.

The Saturday, April 21 edition featured an article by Shannon Muchmore about Mini Medical School. The program on Friday, April 20, brought students from Eugene Field Elementary to OSU-CHS for an afternoon to learn what it is like to be in medical school.

The Sunday, April 22 edition featured an article by Wayne Greene on the body donation program at OSU-CHS. OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students held a memorial service to honor the individuals who donated their bodies for the educational program.

OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine to present at state FFA Convention

OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students and faculty will participate in the Oklahoma FFA Association 86th State FFA Convention at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City on May 1-2.

On Tuesday, May 1, Dr. Kayse Shrum, OSU-CHS provost, will present “Becoming A Medical Doctor in Rural Oklahoma,” a workshop to introduce students to the benefits of being a medical doctor in rural Oklahoma.

Students will also learn about scholarships and early admission to medical school offered by OSU-CHS in cooperation with the OSU College of Agriculture.

OSU medical students will also be on hand to speak to prospective students and will be conducting medical demonstrations throughout the convention.

OSU-CHS Spring Fling offers learning opportunities for physicians

More than 250 medical professionals will learn about some of the latest developments in medicine at OSU Center for Health Sciences’ 26th Annual Continuing Medical Education Spring Fling on May 18-19 at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Tulsa.

“The annual conference brings together medical professionals from across the country to learn about new developments in medicine and offers an opportunity to network,” said Ryan Miller, director of alumni affairs for OSU-COM. “Participants are also showing support for our students. The money raised from the conference fund scholarships.”

The continuing education conference, for physicians, physicians assistants, educators, medical residents, students and interns, provides information through demonstrations to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions. The conference will feature 16 speakers discussing topics such as pain management, geriatric issues, mammogram screenings, supervising other doctors, primary care for HIV patients, hormone therapy management, asthma and use of health records, among others.

For more information or to register for the conference, contact the OSU-COM alumni affairs at 918-561-1109.

OSU-CHS faculty and staff campaign event set for May 16

Branding Success LogoPresident Howard Barnett, Provost Kayse Shrum and the OSU-CHS Faculty and Staff Campaign Committee will host the annual Branding Success Campaign event for faculty and staff on Wednesday, May 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Founders Hall.

Faculty and staff can enjoy lunch with fellow colleagues, while learning about the tradition of faculty and staff giving at the CHS campus. Door prizes will also be handed out during the event.

Branding Success is the largest educational fundraising campaign in Oklahoma history and will provide necessary resources for OSU to further its mission as a land-grant institution.