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November 3, 2017
KOTV: OSU Works To Combat State’s Opioid Epidemic
Oklahoma State University is taking a new step to combat the state's growing opioid epidemic. They're expanding their Health Sciences Center to include a focus on wellness and recovery for opioid addicts.Read More »


November 3, 2017
Press Release: New Osu Center for Wellness and Recovery Addresses Mounting Opioid Addiction Epidemic and Novel Ways to Manage Pain
Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S., and now prescription drug abuse or opioid addiction is sweeping to epidemic proportion across Oklahoma. Read More »


November 3, 2017
Tulsa World: OSU Center for Health Sciences announces initiative to combat opioids
The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences is undertaking additional research, education and treatment initiatives in an effort to combat opioid abuse and other forms of addiction, state and university officials said Friday. Read More »


September 29, 2017
KTUL: New OSU medical school building takes teaching to the next level
OSU Center for Health Sciences celebrated their grand opening of the new A.R. and Marylouise Tandy Medical Academic Building Friday. Joseph Johnson, associate dean of project ECHO, believes it’s going to change the way students learn. Read More »


September 28, 2017
OStateTV: Inside OSU with Burns Hargis: The Tandy Building
Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis tours the new Tandy Building at the OSU Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa. Read More »


September 27, 2017
Tulsa World: Burns Hargis: It blinks, cries and bleeds, and it's training your next doctor
The debate over how to provide the best health care to Americans and Oklahomans seems endless. But one of the clear solutions in any health care plan is the vital role of the primary care physician in a community. Read More »


September 20, 2017
Tulsa World: Dr. Kayse Shrum: Oklahoma's health champions to be honored
As a native Oklahoman, I’m lucky to see firsthand all of the wonderful things our state has to offer. The remarkable sights range from rural landscapes and glimmering lakes, to historic Route 66 connecting our thriving metropolitan areas. Read More »


September 14, 2017
Fox 23: Tulsa doctor tackles opioid overdoses in Green Country
Dr. Aaron Lane is working to reduce the number of opioid overdoses in Tulsa and surrounding areas. Read More »


September 12, 2017
The Oklahoman: Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences to offer Ph.D. in forensic sciences
The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences will become the third university in the nation to offer a Ph.D. in forensic sciences. Read More »


September 4, 2017
The Frontier: Looking to expand mental healthcare to low-income families, OSU opens new clinic in Tulsa
A new clinic in Tulsa could help address the lack of access to mental health services in Tulsa, and its leaders aim to boost the number of psychiatrists in the state. Read More »


August 8, 2017
Communities Foundation of Oklahoma: Project Echo
At a time when Oklahoma faces a severe shortage of primary care physicians, carrying out our mission of training tomorrow’s primary care physicians to serve rural areas of our state is more important than ever. Read More »


June 13, 2017
Durant Daily Democrat: Students learn about medical careers at mini-camp
More than 100 high school students attended the Oklahoma State University’s College of Medicine’s Operation Orange event Tuesday. Read More »


June 3, 2017
Stillwater News Press: OSU receives grant to improve rural health care delivery
The Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation awarded the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences a $2.3 million grant to support initiatives to fundamentally improve health care delivery in rural Oklahoma. Read More »


June 1, 2017
Tulsa World: Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation awards $2.3 million to OSU for rural health-care initiative
The majority of the money, $1.8 million, will be used to underwrite service lines for mental health and addiction medicine through Project ECHO, which connects rural providers with specialists at the OSU center in west Tulsa. Read More »


May 30, 2017
Fox25 News: Native American students encouraged to embrace sciences through dinosaur dig
As the skies clear over the Black Mesa in Oklahoma’s panhandle a group of students begin digging into history. Along the top of one of the mesas is a carefully excavated site. Read More »


April 8, 2017
Tahlequah Daily Press: Operation Orange to tout health careers for students
Oklahoma suffers from poor health, ranking 46th in the nation in overall health, according to the United Health Foundation. Oklahoma's poor health status can be attributed to the shortage of primary care physicians. Rural Oklahoma is disproportionately affected by this physician shortage. Read More »


February 23, 2017
Pete’s Pet Posse Tulsa therapy dogs bring smiles, comfort to campus
Pete’s Pet Posse Tulsa (P3T) therapy dogs have eased the stress of exams, comforted in times of sadness and spread smiles on an ordinary day on the OSU-CHS campus. Read More »


February 9, 2017
Native Explorers accepting applicants for summer research expedition
American Indian college students interested in paleontology, natural history, medicine and science are invited to submit an application to participate in the Native Explorers summer expedition program. Read More »


February 2, 2017
Philanthropists, civic leaders named OSU in Tulsa Icons
An Oklahoma State Regent for Higher Education, a prominent Tulsa charitable organization and a generous philanthropist who left his mark on the city have been selected as 2017 OSU in Tulsa Icons. Read More »


January 26, 2017
The DO: Rural docs and specialists pool knowledge in OSU-COM’s Project ECHO
On a January day in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, primary care physician Douglas C. Nolan, DO, is gearing up for an important lunch date. Although some of Dr. Nolan’s patients have mental health issues, his employer, Cherokee Nation Health Services, doesn’t have an onsite psychiatrist. Read More »


January 23, 2017
First recipient of Orange Pride Award selected
Kim Bean is the first face parents see when bringing their child to their pediatrician at the OSU Physicians Clinic at Houston Center. And coworkers say Bean’s welcome makes a difference. Read More »


January 19, 2017
OSU-CHS to be honored for community contributions Saturday
The Southwest Tulsa Chamber of Commerce will recognize OSU-CHS for its contributions to the community in 2016 during an awards banquet on Saturday. The university will receive the Special Recognition Award. Read More »


January 19, 2017
Chautauqua conference to examine biological markers in resilience
This year’s topic is “Biobehavioral Markers in Risk and Resilience Research,” an exploration of the interrelations of behavioral, psychosocial and biological processes. Read More »


January 18, 2017
OneNet: Project ECHO Connects Rural Physicians Through OneNet
A strong support community is essential to success in any profession. This is particularly true for physicians in Oklahoma who are meeting the health care needs of rural patients. Read More »

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