Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences


Faculty and Staff

Nathan S.Roberts, D.O.Nathan S. Roberts, D.O.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Education | Research | Publications | Professional Memberships | Volunteer Activities | Employment | Professional Interests | Personal Interests


Oklahoma State University Medical Center                         (2009 – 2014)
744 West 9th Street, Tulsa, OK 74127
General Surgery Residency
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine                   (2005 – 2009)
400 North Lee Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901                                                                
Degree: Doctor of Osteopathy
Awards: Class rank 5th / 86

Washington and Jefferson College                                     (2001 – 2005)
60 South Lincoln Street, Washington, PA 15301
Degrees: B.A. Accounting and Biochemistry   
Awards: Dean’s List, Cum Laude, Recipient of HHMI grant for “outstanding academic achievement”  


2006: Effects of nicotine/ethanol exposure on inhibitory neurotransmitter release in mice. WVSOM; Dr. Chris Butt.
Powerpoint presentation given to WVSOM faculty, staff, and students.

2004: Comparison of mushroom bodies of plant-feeding and dung-feeding Scarab beetles. WVU; Dr. Sarah Farris.
Poster presentation given at the Society for Neuroscience Convention in San Diego in the fall of 2004.

2003: Aspirin-induced apoptosis in HeLa cells. Washington and Jefferson College; Dr. Candy DeBerry.
Poster presentation given at the Natural Sciences and Mathematic Research Symposium at W&J College.


  • Farris, S.M. and N.S. Roberts. 2005. Coevolution of generalist feeding ecologies and gyrencephalic mushroom
    bodies in insects. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 102(48); 17394-17399.

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Alpha Phi Omega (National Service Fraternity)                      
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons                                        
  • American Osteopathic Association                                          
  • Oklahoma Osteopathic Association                                                    
  • Sigma Sigma Phi (Honors and Service Fraternity)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Volunteer Activities

Traveled to Honduras on a medical mission trip with the Christian Medical and Dental Association in 2006.
Worked with the Community Outreach and Relief Effort helping hospice patients and their families cope with end of life issues in 2005-2006.


Community Advisor (Jan 2004 – May 2005):
Lead a dormitory of students, advised resident assistants, and worked directly with administration and campus security to address violations of college policy.

Resident Assistant (Aug 2002 – Dec 2003):
Aided the adjustment of freshman residents, promoted diversity, documented violations of college policy.

Lab Assistant / Peer tutor (2002-2004):
Helped students in science and accounting courses, graded papers, performed lab preparation and sterilization.

Professional Interests

General and laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy, breast surgery, wound care, critical care.

Personal Interests

Family, travel, golf, home theaters.  Played varsity baseball in college.


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