Mary Bea Drummond | 918-594-8223
Sean Kennedy | 918-594-8360
|OSU Mini-Medical School for Kids is Friday, April
TULSA, Okla. – Oklahoma State University College of
Osteopathic Medicine’s student chapter of the American College of Osteopathic
Pediatricians presents a Mini-Medical School for Kids to fourth- and fifth-grade
students from Eugene Field Elementary School from 1-2:3o p.m. Friday, April 1,
on the college campus, 1111 W. 17th St.
OSU first- and second-year osteopathic medical students conduct sessions
where the children will learn about health and exercise, nutrition and anatomy.
The goal of the program is to provide information about healthy living, to
fight childhood obesity and to show the dangers of tobacco and drug use.
Participants will make a healthy trail mix, find out how hearts and lungs
work, discuss the food pyramid, learn more about dental health, and play games,
have relay races, and jump rope.
The OSU ACOP student chapter is involved in various community endeavors and
strongly promotes educating students on issues concerning children's health.
Additional Mini-Medical School for Kids sponsors are the Oklahoma Education
Foundation for Osteopathic Medicine, OSU-COM Student Senate and OSU-COM Student
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 eight 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
eight clinics, six in Tulsa, one in Enid and one in Muskogee. More information
about OSU Center for Health Sciences is available at www.healthsciences.okstate.edu.
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