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Nation’s first tribally affiliated college of medicine established between Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Nation’s first tribally affiliated college of medicine established between Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

The Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences today announced the establishment of the nation’s first college of medicine to be located at a tribal health facility in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, set to open in 2020.

Dr. Kayse Shrum appointed as Secretary of Science and Innovation
Fri, Mar 15, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt announced today his appointment of Dr. Kayse Shrum as the Secretary of Science and Innovation and Jerome Loughridge as Secretary of Health and Mental Health. Both cabinet positions require Senate confirmation.

OSU-CHS Assistant Professor earns National Research Award
Mon, Mar 11, 2019

The American Association of Anatomists recently announced the selections for its 2019 Service and Scientific Awards, and Dr. Paul Gignac, assistant professor in Anatomy & Cell Biology at OSU Center for Health Sciences, was named the Morphological Sciences Award winner by the AAA Early-Career Investigator Committee.

New study finds T. rex has an unbeatable ability to twirl, making it a superb predator
Thu, Feb 21, 2019

A new study from researchers at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences found that Tyrannosaurus rex — and other tyrannosaurs like it — could turn twice as fast as other carnivorous dinosaurs their size.

OSU Center for Health Sciences to celebrate community support during A Stately Affair in Tulsa
Thu, Feb 21, 2019

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences are hosting their fifth biennial fundraiser ‘A Stately Affair in Tulsa’ on May 16 at the Cox Business Center.

OSU Center for Health Sciences announces medical school scholarships in honor of the nation’s first tribally affiliated medical school
Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU-CHS) announced the establishment of multiple scholarship funds totaling $475,000 from the Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and 13 private donors in honor of the nation’s first tribally affiliated medical school – the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation.

Health Data Shootout to target opioids
Fri, Jan 18, 2019

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Health Systems Innovation Institute for Predictive Medicine is set to host the 2019 Health Data Shootout from Feb. 20 through March 29.

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About OSU Center for Health Sciences

OSU Center for Health Sciences is an academic health center comprised of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, the School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Forensic Sciences, the School of Healthcare Administration and the School of Allied Health. OSU Center for Health Sciences educates osteopathic physicians, scientists, allied health professionals and health care administrators with an emphasis on serving rural and underserved Oklahoma. OSU Center for Health Sciences also serves as a major health care provider through an extensive clinic system in Tulsa and partnership with our teaching hospital, OSU Medical Center. 

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