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Two OSU resident physicians earn top national honors

TULSA, Okla. – OSU Health Care Center resident physicians Erin Kratz, D.O. and Aaron Wilcox, D.O., have earned the top two scores among 1,407 osteopathic resident physicians tested in the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians standardized in-service testing.

All third-year osteopathic medicine residents are required to take the examination. Lora Cotton, D.O., is vice chair of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Family Medicine and OSU Family Medicine Residency Program associate program director.

“I am proud of our residents and the quality program here at OSU. I thank the OSU academic community and our health partners, who help ensure our resident physicians are among the very best,” Dr. Cotton said.

Dr. Cotton is a 1991 graduate of the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kratz and Dr. Wilcox graduated from the college in 2008.


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.