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

W. Stephen Eddy, D.O., M.P.H.


Associate Professor of Family Medicine 
Director of Continuing Medical Education


Education | Professional Activity | Licensure | Certifications | Societies | Awards | Alumni Activity |Memberships | Privileges | Grants | Teaching | Appointments | Faculty Governance | Committees |Presentations | Public Service | Special Interest


Master of Public Health Administration & Policy
University of Oklahoma College of Public Health
Department of Health Administration and Policy

Rotation Internship
Tulsa Regional Medical Center (TRMC)
Tulsa, OK

D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OSU-COM)
Tulsa, OK

Teaching Fellow - Zoology
University of Tulsa Graduate College
Department of Life Sciences
Tulsa, OK
(completed all but thesis)

B.S. (Zoology)
University of Tulsa College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Life Sciences
Tulsa, OK
(president's honor roll)

Professional Activity

Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Office of Clinical Education
Department of Family Medicine, OSU-COM

Assisted acting department chair with delegated administrative responsibilities

Interim Director of Postdoctoral Education, OSU-COM
Advisory to Dean, College Council, OSU-COM
Instrumental in development of the first AOA sponsored postdoctoral education in Arkansas Osteopathic Internship Program, OSU-COM/University of Arkansas AHEC, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Administrative Director of Medical Education
Osteopathic Internship Program,
OSU-COM/University of Arkansas AHEC, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Family Medicine (Private practice)
Tulsa, OK


  • Oklahoma #2239
  • Michigan #5101008497

Board Certification and Qualifications

Family Practice
American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

Aviation Medical Examiner
Federal Aviation Administration
(Perform physicals routinely on OSU flight students before hypobaric chamber flights throughout the year)

Certified Institutional Review Manager
National Association of IRB Managers

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Kellog Foundation
Medical Bioethics Fellow, OU Health Sciences Center

Honor Societies

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Alpha Lambda Epsilon


Clinical Faculty of the Year Award
OSU-COM Class of 2007

Clinical Faculty of the Year Award
OSU-COM Class of 2005

Clinical Faculty of the Year Award
OSU-COM Class of 2006

Clinical Faculty of the Year Award

District Meritorious Service Award
Sac and Fox District Indian Nations Council,
Boy Scouts of America (Provide free medical exams each year to hundreds of Boy Scouts)

Gender Equity Award
American Association of Women Physicians

Clinical Faculty of the Year Award

Award of Appreciation for Dedication to the Education of Osteopathic Medical Students
OSU-COM Student Senate

Clinical Faculty of the Year Award

Alumni Activity

OSU-COM Alumni Association

  • Board of Directors, 1990-1991
  • President, 1990-91
  • President-elect, 1989-90
  • Vice President, 1988-89
  • Secretary/Treasurer, 1987-88

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • Oklahoma Osteopathic Association
  • Tulsa Osteopathic Medical Society
  • Osteopathic Founders Association
  • American Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Hospital Staff Privileges

OSUMC (formerly TRMC), Tulsa, OK

  • Active Staff, Department of Family Practice
  • Secretary, Department of Family Practice, 1992-93
  • Chairman, Department of Family Practice, 1993-94
  • Intern Selection Committee, 1985-1995
  • Education Committee, 1992-1995

Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, OK

  • Active Ambulatory Staff
  • Section of Family Practice


Project Director: Rural Ambulatory Care Experience
Project: HRSA Pre-Doctoral Family Medicine Training Grant:
Project Period: July 1, 1997 – June 10, 2000

  • Established six regional hub site Family Practice training facilities throughout Oklahoma
  • Developed structured clinical education experiences for fourth year medical students in rural settings
  • 1996 assisted with writing and was awarded the HRSA Predoctoral Family Medication Training grant of $252,000 and assumed duties July 1, 1997


Coordinator, Lecturer, Lab Instructor
Clinical Skills I, II, & III, OSU-COM

Family Medicine A & B, OSU-COM

Rural Community Primary Care I & II, OSU-COM

Family Medicine I & II, OSU-COM

Clinical Problem Solving I & II, OSU-COM
Assisted in writing and revising cases, conducted oral examinations

Faculty Physician
OSU-COM Hypobaric Chamber Facility,
Tulsa Aviation Education Alliance

Lecturer, Laboratory Instructor, Coordinator
Osteopathic Clinical Skills II, III & IV, OSU-COM

Course Coordinator
Family Medicine, OSU-COM

Area Coordinator for Preceptor Program
Clinical Science IV & V, OSU-COM

Course Coordinator
Clinical Science III, OSU-COM

Course Coordinator
General Practice II, OSU-COM

Faculty Physician and Supervisor of 3rd and 4th Year OSU-COM Students, OSU Health Care Center

Basic Life Support Instructor – Certified

Faculty Advisor
Sports Medicine Society, OSU-COM

Student Advisor for 17 OSU-COM Students

Course Instructor, Lecturer
General Practice I, OSU-COM

Lab Instructor

Lecturer, Lab Instructor, Course Coordinator
Clinical Science I & II, OSU-COM


American Osteopathic Association

  • AOA Managed Care Task Force, 2000-2002

Oklahoma Osteopathic Association

  • OOA Bureau on Legislation & OOPAC: 2004-2005
  • OOA Bureau on Continuing Medical Education, 1998-1995, 1998-1999, 2004-2005
  • Oklahoma Education Foundation for Osteopathic Medicine (OEFOM), 1990-1991
  • Physicians Manpower Training Commission, Member Advisory Committee, 1996-1997

Faculty Governance

OSU Faculty Council

  • Faculty Councilor representing College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1992–1995
  • OSU Retirement and Fringe Benefits Committee: Member 1992-1995, Chairman 1994-1995
  • OSU Health Care Committee, Member 1992-1995
  • Executive Committee, May 1, 1994-June 30, 1995

OSU-COM Faculty Senate

  • Sergeant at Arms, 1986-1987
  • Secretary, 1987-1988
  • Vice President, 1988-1989
  • President, 1989-1990
  • Vice President, 1996-1997
  • President, 1997-1998

Committee Assignments

Special Committees

  • Search Committee for Vice President for Health Affairs of OSU – Dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chairman 1990-1991 (reported directly to President of OSU as chair)

  • Search Committee for Vice President for Health Affairs of OSU – Dean of OSU-COM, Fall 2002-Spring 2003, Member

  • OSU and COM (OCOMS) Merger Task Force, Member 1989-1990 (Task for recommending integration of University and COM personnel policies, benefits packages, and organizational changes to President of OSU)

College Wide Committees
Academic Standards Committee

  • Member, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1996-97
  • Chairman, 1990-91, 1995-96

Curriculum Committee

  • Member, 1984-85, 1985-86
  • Chairman, 1986-87
  • Curriculum Subcommittee for Course Syllabi Review, Chairman, 1984-85, 1985-86
  • Curriculum Subcommittee for Course Guidelines, Chairman, 1987-88

Continuing Medical Education

  • Member, 1997-98, 1998-99

Research Committee

  • Member, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05

Faculty Senate Committees

  • Faculty Affairs Committee, Member, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99
  • Budget and Benefits Committee, Member, 1985-86, 1993-94, 1994-95, 2000-01, 2001-02
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee, Member, 1989-90, 1991-92, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2004-05, Chairman, 1990-91, 1992-93, 1998-99

Special Regulatory Committees

  • Institutional Review Board, Member, 1986-87, 1987-1988, 1988-1989, 1993-94, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, Chair, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05
  • Hazardous Materials and Equipment Committee, Member, 1999-2000

Task Forces, Special And Ad Hoc Committees

  • Biomedical Ethics Task Force (for Faculty Development and College Curriculum Proposal), Member 2002
  • HIPAA Oversight Committee (OSU-COM), Member, 2002-present
  • Course Evaluation Task Force, Member, 2001-02
  • President’s Blue Ribbon Committee (on Alumni Attitude Toward COM), Chair, 1987-88
  • Dean’s Ad Hoc Committee on Classroom Handout Materials, Chairman, 1986
  • Word Processing Advisory Committee, 1986-87
  • Dean’s Ad Hoc Committee on Student Handouts, 1984
  • Faculty Screening Committee; Office of Clinical Education, Chairman, 1985, 1986-87
  • Dean’s Ad Hoc Committee on the Impaired Student, 1985-86
  • Student Recovery Committee, 1986-87, 1988-present
  • National Osteopathic Medicine Week Committee, Chairman, 1984-85, 1985-86
  • President’s Ad Hoc Committee on Space Utilization, 1984-85
  • Peer Review and Credentials Committee, 1984-85
  • Search Committee for Assistant to Dean of Academic Affairs, 1987
  • College Catalog Committee member, 1986-87
  • Admissions Long Range Planning Committee, 1987-88
  • Dean’s Academic Advisory Council member, 1986-87
  • Search Committee for Assistant Dean of Students, Chairman, 1989
  • Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Chairman, 1990
  • Search Committee for OSU-COM Provost, Chairman, 1990
  • Search Committee for Director of Clerkships, 1985
  • Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Chairman, 1987
  • Search Committee for Assistant Dean of Postdoctoral Education, Chairman, 1985
  • Search Committee for Family Medicine Research Associate, 1998
  • Search Committee for Family Medicine Director of Educational Programs, 2000
  • Search Committee for Associate Dean of Clinical Education, 2004
  • Search Committee for Chairman of Family Medicine, 2004
  • Chautauqua, Member Editorial Board, 1988-1994
  • Search Committee for Senior Associate Dean, Member, Spring, 2004

Presentations and Professional Development

Member, Expert Panel
"Heartland Security": PBS-OETA
One hour Prime Time Presentation
September 9, 2004, 7:00-8:00pm

Invited Participant
1st National Congress on Public Health Readiness: Mobilizing Public Health and Health Care Leaders for Community Action
July 20-22, 2004, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Sponsored by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in partnership with the American Medical Association

Invited Speaker
Topic: Preparing Your Community for Medical Disaster
OSU-COM Alumni Association: Eighteenth Annual Spring Fling CME, Tulsa, OK, May 14, 2004

Invited Participant
Leadership Course for Disaster Response, Dec. 16-19, 2003
Sponsored by: Defense Institute for Medical Operations
Brooks City-Base, San Antonio, Texas and the Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center, College Station, Texas

Identification of Competencies of Family Medicine Residents, Research Protocol #2003010

Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 1997-98: Reviewed articles for the JAOA

Oklahoma Osteopathic Association

  • Program Chairman and Moderator 1989 Summer CME: New Concepts for the 1990’s
  • Program Chairman and Moderator, 1992 Summer CME

OSU-COM Alumni Association

  • Program Chairman and Moderator, Osteopathic Spring Fling 1990
  • Moderator, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991

OSU-COM Office of Continuing Medical Education

  • Moderator Fall and Spring Family Medicine Update CME Programs, 1992-present
  • Family Medicine Faculty Development Workshop, Spring 1997
  • Assisted in development
  • Made presentation on Family Medicine A & B

Poster Presentation
Rural Ambulatory Care Experience in Oklahoma
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 24th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference, February 5-8, 1998, Hotel Intercontinental, New Orleans, LA

Public Service

United States National Governors Conference
Attending physician on call for governors, families and staff, August 1993

Doctor of the Day
Oklahoma State Legislature and State Senate

  • February 21, 1989
  • March 4, 1997
  • March 19, 2003

Boy Scout Physicals
Responsible for yearly summer camp physicals for Indian Nations Council Sac and Fox District, 1995-present

Girl Scouts of America (Tulsa Office)
Responsible for yearly summer camp physicals, 1995-present

Northeastern Tobacco Free Oklahoma Coalition
Member 2000-present

Proposal to Limit Tobacco Use in Restaurants
Assisted in development of proposal to Tulsa City County Health Department

Tulsa – Zelenograd, Russia Medical Exchange Program
Board member 1992-95

Oklahoma Area Health Education Centers
State Board of Directors, 1996-present

Annual Osteopathic Run
Faculty Sponsor, 1986-present

OSU-COM Sports Medicine Society
Faculty Sponsor, 1986-present

Project Get Together
Volunteer Physician, 1989-93

Osage Hills Area Health Education Center
Volunteer Physician, 1988-2001

Tulsa County Shelter
Part-Time Staff Physician, 1994-2001

Sts. Peter and Paul School

  • Board of Education, 1986-87
  • Vice Chairman, 1987
  • Chairman, 1988-1989

Sts. Peter and Paul Parish
Mission Statement Committee, responsible for case statement for:

  • New buildings
  • Redevelopment of present facilities
  • Property acquisition
  • Debt reduction

OSU-COM Annual Student Health Fairs
Faculty Volunteer, 1984-present

Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)
OSU-COM Chapter, Faculty Sponsor 1998-present

OSU National Youth Sports Program
Annual summer volunteer physician, 1996-2002

Various Local Schools
Volunteer Physician for sports physicals on a continuing (per request) basis including, but not limited to, Tulsa Public Schools, Wagoner, Sapulpa, Glenpool, 1984-present

Special Interests

  • Medical Ethics – Death and Dying Issues
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Disaster Response
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