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OSU Center for Health Sciences President Kayse Shrum Named Woman of the Year

OSU Center for Health Sciences President Kayse Shrum Named Woman of the Year

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences President Kayse Shrum, D.O., received the top honor at The Journal Record’s 39th annual Woman of the Year annual gala. Dr. Shrum was named Woman of the Year from a field of 50 outstanding finalists.

OSU Medicine National Center for Wellness & Recovery Receives NIH Grant as part of HEAL Initiative

OSU Medicine National Center for Wellness & Recovery Receives NIH Grant as part of HEAL Initiative

Oklahoma State University Medicine and its National Center for Wellness & Recovery has been awarded a grant totaling $452,275 from the National Institutes of Health as part of its Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative, or the NIH HEAL Initiative.

Oklahoma State University, Hazelden Betty Ford Partner to Expand Addiction Treatment Resources

Oklahoma State University, Hazelden Betty Ford Partner to Expand Addiction Treatment Resources

Initial collaboration to focus on making addiction care more available in rural areas via telehealth

OSU Medicine student named to first national liaison role

OSU Medicine student named to first national liaison role

The Association of American Indian Physicians has named an OSU Medicine student to serve as the first osteopathic medicine liaison for the Association of Native American Medical Students. Brandon Postoak, a second-year medical student at the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tulsa, was appointed to a one-year term as liaison with the goal of encouraging more Native Americans to consider careers in medicine and other health professions.

OSU Center for Health Sciences to host first Project ECHO Summit in Oklahoma

OSU Center for Health Sciences to host first Project ECHO Summit in Oklahoma

The day long Project ECHO Summit is Thursday, Aug. 29 on the OSU-CHS campus

OSU Medicine, Purdue Pharma announce research collaboration to fight opioid addiction

OSU Medicine, Purdue Pharma announce research collaboration to fight opioid addiction

Purdue Pharma L.P. (“Purdue”) and the National Center for Wellness & Recovery (the “Center”) at Oklahoma State University today announced an innovative collaboration focused on accelerating solutions to the opioid addiction crisis.

OSU’s Center for Health Systems Innovation partners with global health info provider

OSU’s Center for Health Systems Innovation partners with global health info provider

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Health Systems Innovation (CHSI) has entered into a two-year collaboration with Wolters Kluwer Health.

Opioid Epidemic Response

Opioid Epidemic Response

A $1.4 million award from the Center for Disease Control, awarded to the Oklahoma Department of Health and subcontracted to OSU Center for Health Sciences, will allow the Center for Wellness and Recovery to provide education on the use of prescription opioids, and treatment of opioid-use disorders in four of Oklahoma’s hardest hit communities: McAlester, Tahlequah, Duncan, and Ardmore.

OSU rural healthcare advocate Stacie Pace recognized with prestigious national award

OSU rural healthcare advocate Stacie Pace recognized with prestigious national award

Stacie Pace, director of Oklahoma State University’s Rural Health Network (ROK-Net) and executive director of the Rural Health Network of Oklahoma (RHN), has been recognized as the 2019 National Cooperative of Health Network Outstanding Network Leader.

Finding Hope with Mental Health Awareness Training

Finding Hope with Mental Health Awareness Training

Entitled “Finding Hope,” the three-year project will expand and enhance awareness training efforts to better prepare individuals and emergency services personnel to identify mental illness, employ de-escalation techniques, establish referral linkages, and connect individuals to available community resources.

$200 Million to Establish Endowment for OSU Center for Wellness & Recovery

$200 Million to Establish Endowment for OSU Center for Wellness & Recovery

Attorney General Mike Hunter and Oklahoma State University leaders today announced an historic settlement with Purdue Pharma that will establish a nearly $200 million endowment at the Oklahoma State University’s Center for Wellness and Recovery, which will go toward treating the ongoing addiction epidemic nationwide.

Dr. Kayse Shrum appointed as Secretary of Science and Innovation

Dr. Kayse Shrum appointed as Secretary of Science and Innovation

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

OSU-CHS Assistant Professor earns National Research Award

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

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

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

OSU Center for Health Sciences to celebrate community support during A Stately Affair in Tulsa

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

OSU Center for Health Sciences announces medical school scholarships in honor of the nation’s first tribally affiliated medical school

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

Health Data Shootout to target opioids

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.

$1.8 Million Awarded to Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences  to Combat Opioid Epidemic

$1.8 Million Awarded to Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences to Combat Opioid Epidemic

The Center for Wellness and Recovery at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU-CHS) has been awarded more than $1.8 million in state and federal funds to combat the opioid epidemic in Oklahoma.

OSU Center for Health Sciences Receives Federal Grant to fund program improving rural health care

OSU Center for Health Sciences Receives Federal Grant to fund program improving rural health care

The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences has received a $2 million, five-year grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration to establish a five-year program that will improve health care in rural Oklahoma communities.

Creating Space

Creating Space

The Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation donates five floors in Legacy Plaza's west tower

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

OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cherokee Nation is an additional location of the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

OSU’s Center for Health Systems Innovation to collaborate on Big Data Spoke grant

OSU’s Center for Health Systems Innovation to collaborate on Big Data Spoke grant

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Health Systems Innovation (CHSI), a joint venture between the OSU Spears School of Business and the OSU Center for Health Sciences, will be collaborating with four other universities as part of a Big Data Spoke (BD Spoke) grant funded by the National Science Foundation.

OSU-Tulsa, OSU-CHS team up to provide free professional development for school administrators statewide

OSU-Tulsa, OSU-CHS team up to provide free professional development for school administrators statewide

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences and Oklahoma State University-Tulsa have joined forces to provide timely professional development for school superintendents and administrators statewide with the aim of improving educational outcomes for students in rural and underserved communities.

OSU Medicine Opens Addiction Medicine Clinic

OSU Medicine Opens Addiction Medicine Clinic

OSU Medicine is elevating the care of addiction disorders in Tulsa to a new level with the opening of the OSU Addiction Medicine Clinic, which has attained membership in the prestigious Hazelden Betty Ford Patient Care Network and will employ the state’s first certified academic addiction physicians.