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OSU-CHS Medical Sciences Certificate student Kyla McGee is also a member of the Muscogee Nation.
OSU-CHS Medical Sciences Certificate student Kyla McGee is also a member of the Muscogee Nation.

Native American Student Spotlight: Kyla McGee, Medical Sciences

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Media Contact: Sara Plummer | Communications Coordinator | 918-561-1282 | sara.plummer@okstate.edu

In November, we will be spotlighting Native American students at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences in honor of Native American Heritage Month.

Kyla McGee, Medical Sciences Certificate

Where are you from?

I am from Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

What tribe/nation are you a citizen or member of?

I am a member of the Muscogee Nation. Okmulgee is the tribes’ capital.

Why do you want to come to OSU-CHS?

I decided OSU-CHS was best for me because the programs offered here best align with helping me achieve my academic and career goals. 

What has the experience been like so far at OSU-CHS?

The experience here so far has been great. The faculty and staff are beyond helpful, and I feel like I have the support that I need in trying to navigate to the next level.

How has being Native American impacted your life or your decision to follow a certain career path?

Being Native American and utilizing the tribal health care system helped me decide on a career in health care to not only improve the system to be more effective, but also be the representation needed in this field.

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