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Medication-Assisted Treatment in the Emergency Department to Start at OSU Medical Center

Medication-Assisted Treatment in the Emergency Department to Start at OSU Medical Center

Physicians in the Emergency Department at Oklahoma State University Medical Center will begin offering medication-assisted treatment for opioid related disorders in partnership with the National Center for Wellness & Recovery at OSU Medicine.

OSU med student gains international attention for research

OSU med student gains international attention for research

Trevor Torgerson is lead author on the published paper that utilized an episode of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to study public awareness on the web and social media.

Cherokee Nation and OSU Medicine to celebrate topping out of new medical school

Cherokee Nation and OSU Medicine to celebrate topping out of new medical school

The Cherokee Nation will hoist the final beam of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cherokee Nation into place on Monday, Nov. 25 at 11 a.m. during a Topping Out ceremony at the new facility being constructed at 19500 E. Ross St., Tahlequah.

OSU pre-med students guaranteed an invitation to interview

OSU pre-med students guaranteed an invitation to interview

Applying to medical school can be overwhelming and waiting for an interview just adds to the stress. Partnering with the Oklahoma State University main campus, OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine will offer the Guaranteed Interview Program to eligible pre-medical students at OSU starting this academic year.

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