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OSU Center for Health Sciences News

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

OSU-COM student appointed to AOA Council of New Physicians in Practice

Heather Hensley, MSIII, with Robert Juhaza, D.O., president of the American Osteopathic Association, and Matt Elsa, MSIII, Class of 2016 president.
Heather Hensley, MSIII, with Robert Juhasz, D.O., president of the American Osteopathic Association, and Matt Else, MSIII, Class of 2016 president.

Heather Hensley, a third-year student at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently selected to be the student representative on the American Osteopathic Association’s Council of New Physicians in Practice.

“It is a huge honor and I am thrilled to get to serve in this capacity,” Hensley said.

The council’s goals include addressing the unique needs and view of new physicians, encouraging medical students to get involved in new physician issues, promoting new physicians’ professional development and instilling a sense of unity and loyalty to the osteopathic profession, according to the American Osteopathic Association.

To read more about what Hensley will be doing on the council, go to the OSU-CHS website.

S3 program offers leadership training for OSU in Tulsa faculty, staff

S3 participants include Cyndi Canning, David Gulowsen, Amber Moreno, Amy Adams, Dale Chapman, Monica Williams, Amber Hood, Amy Barnett, Brandi Brown and Jamie Edford. Not pictured are Ryan Ayers and Melissa Kash-Holley.
S3 participants include Cyndi Canning, David Gulowsen, Amber Moreno, Amy Adams, Dale Chapman, Monica Williams, Amber Hood, Amy Barnett, Brandi Brown and Jamie Edford. Not pictured are Ryan Ayers and Melissa Kash-Holley.

Twelve members of the OSU-CHS and OSU-Tulsa staff began training on Wednesday as part of the Successful Supervisor Series, an eight-month-long professional development program for faculty and staff in supervisory roles.

Participants are Amy Adams, health information manager; Sgt. Ryan Ayers, OSU-Tulsa Police; Amy Barnett, radiology practice administrator; Brandi Brown, business affairs coordinator; Cyndi Canning, continuing medical education coordinator; Dale Chapman, OSU-CHS security and emergency operations manager; Jamie Edford, marketing and communications web manager; David Gulowsen, family medicine clinic nurse manager; Amber Hood, director of regulatory compliance/research; Melissa Kash-Holley, OSU-CHS librarian; Amber Moreno, OB/GYN practice administrator; and Monica Williams, help desk administrator.

The S3 program, offered by OSU in Tulsa Human Resources, covers topics ranging from human resource law and managing employee performance to retention, communication and organization.

Registration open for Tulsa Research Partners’ Citywide Research Day

Tulsa Research Partners logo

Tulsa Research Partners is now accepting research poster submissions for the second Citywide Research Day on Friday, Nov. 7, at the Tulsa Community College Center for Creativity, 906 S. Boston Ave. OSU-CHS and OSU-Tulsa are Tulsa Research Partners member institutions.

Students and faculty can submit posters and papers for the event and register at the Oklahoma Innovation Institute website. Submissions are due Monday, Oct. 27 and preregistration ends Wednesday, Nov. 5.

The theme of this year’s event, "STEMulating Connections," aims to promote science, technology, engineering and math research and education in Tulsa.

Heavy traffic around campus expected for Oktoberfest

2014 Linde Oktoberfest

Tulsa’s annual Linde Oktoberfest kicks off tonight at 5 p.m. at River West Festival Park near OSU-CHS. The annual celebration of German culture, which runs through Sunday at 6 p.m., is expected to attract more than 60,000 people.

Students, faculty and staff visiting campus are encouraged to schedule extra commute time as traffic around campus will be heavy.

Jackson Avenue will be closed to traffic during the festival. Access to campus will be available from Southwest Boulevard and West 17th Street. 

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