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Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

 OSU Rural Health to host National Rural Health Day lunch and open house

OSU-CHS faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the OSU Center for Rural Health open house and free barbeque lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, at the Phoenix Building. 

The event celebrates the inaugural National Rural Health Day, which is intended to showcase Rural America, increase awareness of the unique healthcare issues facing rural communities and highlight the efforts of State Offices of Rural Health and others to address those issues.  The OSU Telemedicine bus and the new OSU Mobile Cardiology unit will be on-site and tours will be available.

The mission of the OSU Center for Rural Health is to support OSU-CHS and its College of Osteopathic Medicine by seeking to improve healthcare in rural Oklahoma through student education, residency training, research, program applications, advocacy and alliances with others who share its goals.

The Center is responsible for the rural education portion of OSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine, overseeing rural rotations of third and fourth year medical students. It also funds programs aimed at providing Oklahoma’s rural practitioners, hospitals and clinics the support necessary to ensure access to quality healthcare for our state’s rural residents. 

For more lunch and open house information, call (918) 584-4310.


“Beginning Grant Writing: The Process” is Nov. 16 at OSU-Tulsa

The OSU in Tulsa Office of Research presents Beginning Grant Writing: The Process, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 16 in North Hall 118 and 119 at OSU-Tulsa. Linda Mason, Ed.D., from the office of the OSU Regents for Higher Education, is the presenter. The workshop is for those who have not written a research proposal.

Participants are encouraged to identify an idea for funding before the workshop so that information can be applied directly to the idea. Workshop subgroups will write mock proposal parts for critique in the manner of a grant review panel.

To register, send your name, email, phone, name of institution and your title to lmason@osrhe.edu. Deadline is Friday, Nov. 11.


Bring evidence to light

OSU’s FEPAC accredited Forensic Sciences master’s degree program educates professionals in forensic biology/DNA, administration, pathology, psychology, toxicology and document examination. Thesis and non-thesis degree options with online and campus classes.  Open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 offers prospective students demonstrations, tours and career information. RSVP (918) 561-1145 or forensics@okstate.edu


IN THE NEWS

OSU-CHS autism research team interviewed on OETA

OSU Mobile Cardiology featured in Campus E-Clips

OSU-CHS DNA expert discusses  human identity

Mark your calendar

First Friday Seminar is tomorrow
Pamela Lloyd, Ph.D., assistant professor of physiological sciences at OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, presents “PLGF Expression in Vascular Cells: Effects of Reactive Oxygen Species, Mechanical Stimuli, and Diabetes,” at noon tomorrow in D-107.


Development session
Dr. Dean Parmelee, Wright State University associate dean for academic affairs, presents “Transform Your Instruction  from Content-Centered to Learning-Centered,” from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 in D-107. RSVP by 5 p.m. Monday.


Shared services topic of  Nov. 11 Lunch-N-Learn
Human resources, business affairs, information technology, library, marketing and the physical plant provide services to both OSU-Tulsa and OSU-CHS. Hear more about these shared services at Lunch-N-Learn from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Tulsa room at OSU-ulsa.  Enroll at tulsa.hr@okstate.edu


Photo contest deadline
Deadline is Nov. 17 to submit photos to the Rural Oklahoma Photo Contest, sponsored by OSU Center for Rural Health.


Campus snapshot

OSU-CHS Forensic Science Organization hosted Eugene Field students Friday. The students saw forensic techniques including how liquid chromatography can be used to help identify specific pens used to write a document.  They helped isolate DNA from bananas and watched a florescent reaction with luminal, then learned about fingerprinting and made a fingerprint card.


Avoid frozen pipes
Insulate the first six feet of the hot and cold water pipes connected to the water heater to prevent pipes from freezing. For more tips, click here


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