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OSU Center for Health Sciences News

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012

AOF to Recognize Four from OSU-COM at Honors 2012

The American Osteopathic Foundation will recognize two faculty members, one student and the wife of a recent graduate from OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at its Honors 2012 banquet in San Diego, Calif. on Oct. 6.  The organization recognizes osteopathic students and physicians based on merit, regardless of specialty.

Colony Fugate, D.O., clinical assistant professor of pediatrics, will receive the Fit for Life Award. The $10,000 award recognizes excellence in the field of health and wellness and salutes those who have made significant advancements in the health of their patients by utilizing an innovative approach toward total wellness.

Stanley Grogg, D.O., associate dean of clinical research, will receive a Rossnick Humanitarian Grant Award and be recognized as a member of the AOF Board of Directors. The grant provides funding for a medical mission trip to underserved, underdeveloped or disaster-stricken areas to provide medical services.

Desiree Jang, spouse of James Jang, D.O., will be recognized as the recipient of the Donna Jones Moritsugu Award. The award is given to the spouse of a graduating student for their support during medical school. The award was presented during the OSU-CHS annual awards banquet on May 17.

Sarah Janssen, OMS III, will receive a Welsh Scholars Grant. The $2,000 grant is presented to an osteopathic student in the second, third or fourth year who remains in good standing with OSU-COM.

The AOF is the philanthropic arm of the American Osteopathic Association. For more than 60 years, the AOF has supported philanthropic activities that improve people’s health and enhance the osteopathic profession.

OSU Athletics offers discounted tickets to home opener Saturday

Get set to cheer on your Big 12 and Fiesta Bowl Champion Cowboys this fall. OSU Center for Health Sciences students, faculty and staff can purchase half-priced tickets for the Cowboys home opener against Savannah State this Saturday. Tickets can by purchased at www.okstate.edu/branchcampus using the promo code Pokes!

For more information on Cowboy athletic tickets, please call 877-ALL-4-OSU or visit okstate.com/tickets.

OSU-CHS Welcomes Largest Medical School Class

White Coat CeremonyThis fall, the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomes 115 first-year medical students, the largest class in its 40-year history. To start their medical careers, students like Alisha Murrow receive a white coat to symbolize their commitment to OSU and the medical profession. OSU Center for Health Sciences, ranked the nation’s most popular medical school by U.S. News & World Report, trains these future physicians to meet the increasing medical needs of rural and underserved areas and create a brighter future for Oklahoma.

Watch our first-year medical students receive their white coats.

OSU Energy Education

Going GreenClose blinds and tilt slats upwards before you leave for the day to help keep the heat of the sun from warming up office, classroom or apartment spaces unnecessarily after hours or when you are away. This will help keep spaces cooler and the A/C from working so hard.

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