President, OSU Center for Health Sciences
Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine
George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Medical Excellence and Service
Saint Francis Health System Endowed Chair in Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics
Dr. Shrum earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and began her career as a pediatrician in private practice, being named the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association Rookie Physician of the Year in 2001. She joined the medical school faculty at OSU Center for Health Sciences in 2002 and was named provost of the OSU Center for Health Sciences and dean of OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011. In 2013 she was promoted to her current position as president of OSU Center for Health Sciences, becoming the youngest and first female president and dean of a medical school in the state of Oklahoma, as well as the first OSU Center for Health Sciences graduate to become dean of the college.
Dr. Shrum also holds the George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Medical Excellence and Service and the Saint Francis Health System Endowed Chair of Pediatrics and Professor of Pediatrics. She is active in a variety of professional and charitable organizations. She serves as chair-elect of the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics and as Vice President of the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association. She is a board member of Mercy Kids and of the Tulsa Coalition for Children’s Health.
Dr. Shrum has been recognized at the local and state level for her many contributions to improving health outcomes in Tulsa and Oklahoma. She was named a finalist for the Journal Record’s 2015 Woman of Year award and was inducted into Connors State College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013. She received the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association’s Outstanding & Distinguished Service Award in 2014 and the Tulsa Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women’s Pinnacle Award for Health in 2012.