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Three physicians join OSU Medicine faculty

TULSA, Okla. – A surgeon, an obstetrician/gynecologist and a pediatrician have joined the faculty at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Timothy Frink, D.O., joins the medical school as a clinical assistant professor of surgery. He is a 1995 graduate of the University of the New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of the New England College of Optometry, where he received both a bachelor’s and a doctor of optometry degree. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at Tulsa Regional Medical Center in 2000.

Lance T. Frye, M.D., has been appointed clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is a 1993 graduate of Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, Calif., and received a bachelor’s degree from Oral Roberts University in 1989.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Frye, a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, is a 2006 honors graduate of Brooks Air Force Base aerospace medicine training. He served in both Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom).

Heather D. Rector, D.O., is clinical assistant professor of pediatrics. She is a 2004 graduate of the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a 2000 graduate of Oral Roberts University.  She completed post-doctoral training at OSU Medical Center and has been a general pediatrician for the past two years. She is certified by the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians.

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa offers programs in osteopathic medicine, biomedical sciences and forensic sciences. Since its beginnings more than 30 years ago, OSU-CHS has grown to offer nine graduate degrees. On-campus programs, distance learning and OSU partnerships train osteopathic physicians, research scientists and health care professionals with an emphasis on serving rural and under-served Oklahoma. OSU operates six clinics, five in Tulsa and one in Enid. More information about OSU Center for Health Sciences is available at www.healthsciences.okstate.edu.