CEU's have been requested for most disaplines

CEU's have been approved for:

  • (OSBELTCA) approved this program for 12 credit hours of continuing education. (LTC, RC/AL, ADC)
  • (OSBLSW) CEP #20156776 approved this program for 12 credit hours of continuing education. (LCSW, SW)
  • (OSDH EMS) approved this program for 12 credit hours of continuing education
  • Oklahoma State board of Health has approved 12 credit hours for Homecare Administrators


Oklahoma Geriatric Education Center and the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (OHAI).


Just a Few of Our Past SGI Speaker Topics...

"Age of Champions" documentary

Geriatric Home Caregivers: Workforce Challenge for the Twenty-First century

Aging and Technology: Friend or Foe?

New Frontiers in Cognitive Disorders in the Elderly

The More Things Change... Reflections on 36 Years in Gerontology

Medication Management Considerations & the Older Adult


Selected Prior Years for Which We Have Digital Syllabi


25th Celebration!

Special guests:

Leisa R. Easom, PhD, RN
Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Susan H. McFadden, PhD
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

John A. Belzer, PhD
Department of Geriatric Medicine, OUHSC (Retired)

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24th Annual SGI, 2013
Keys to Care

Keynote Speakers:
Marge A. Coalman, EdD, Vice President of Wellness & Programs, Touchmark.

Panel Discussion: Emergency Response And Older Adults—Tammy Henderson Ph.D.

Michael Ragland, MA, Chief Operating Officer, Sooner Medical Companies.
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23rd Annual SGI, 2012
Promoting Elder Independance

Keynote Speakers:
Senator Constance Johnson, OK Health Improvement Planning
Keith Ochwat, Producer of "Age of Champions" documentary
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22nd Annual SGI, 2011
Elder Centered Care: It Takes a Village

Keynote Speakers:
Richard Taylor, PhD, Humanizing Dementia Care
Claire Dowers-Nichols, MHR, Associate Director of OHAI
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21st Annual SGI, 2010
The Aging Revolution is Here!

Keynote Speakers:
Lance Robertson, OKDHS Aging Services Division
Mick Cornett, Mayor of Oklahoma City
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Event organizers and volunteers at the 2009 SGI.


20th Annual SGI, 2009
Celebrating 20 Years of Interdisciplinary Geriatric Education

Keynote Speaker:
Marie Bernard, MD; Deputy Director, NIH National Institute of Aging



19th Annual SGI, 2008
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Keynote Speaker:
Cheryl E. Woodson, MD, FACP, AGSF
Plenary Speakers:
Lance Robertson and Beth Batman; Oklahoma’s Aging Services.
Larry D. Wright, MD, FACP, AGSF

18th Annual SGI, 2007
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Keynote Speaker:
Lazelle Benefield, PhD, RN.

Special Plenary Panel: Ethics Issues and Aging.  

17th Annual SGI, 2006
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Keynote Speaker:
Peter Winn, MD.
Plenary Speakers: Jane Carney, MSW, Keith Swanson, PhamD  

16th Annual SGI, 2005
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Keynote Speaker:
Dr. James Mold

Closing Speaker:
Gary Johnson, MD; Co-Chairman, Oklahoma Attorney General's Task Force on End-of-Life Care.