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OU Health Sciences Center News

OU Medical Center Named to Becker’s 100 Great Hospitals in America List

Friday, May 22, 2020

Becker’s Hospital Review names OU Medical Center one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America for 2020.

OU Medicine Offers Guidance as Employees Head Back to Work

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

As more people return to their traditional workplace environments after the surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, OU Medicine offering guidance and a Back-to-Work Toolkit to assist businesses as their employees.

30 Years and Counting: Children’s Hospital Nurse Dedicated to Young Patients

Thursday, May 14, 2020
Thirty years ago this month, Vicki Cheatwood began her nursing career at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medicine. OU Medicine is celebrating nurses like Cheatwood during the 2020 Year of the Nurse, a designation...

Stephenson Cancer Center Developing App for Cancer Patients During COVID-19

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

An oncologist and a mobile health researcher at Stephenson Cancer Center at OU Medicine are creating an app that will monitor the well-being of patients with cancer during the time of COVID-19.

Board of Regents Names Joseph Harroz Jr. OU’s 15th President

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents unanimously voted May 9 to name Joseph Harroz Jr. the university’s 15th president, effective immediately.

OU Reproductive Medicine Physician Receives Grant to Further Study Frozen Embryo Transfers

Friday, May 8, 2020
For couples who are unable to conceive a child on their own, in vitro fertilization has fulfilled many dreams of welcoming a baby into the family. Physicians at OU Medicine regularly perform IVF for patients and, as...

Compassion First: OU Medicine ICU Nurse Delivers Care for Critical Patients, Including Those with COVID-19

Friday, May 8, 2020

If Matthew Gresham’s nursing career could be captured in a saying, it would be this: No one cares what you know until they know how much you care.

Stephenson Cancer Center Participating in COVID-19 Trials

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Stephenson Cancer Center at OU Medicine is participating in two clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute that will investigate the health of patients with cancer who are infected with the COVID-19...

OU Medicine Offering Telehealth Visits in 77 Medical Specialties

Monday, May 4, 2020
Physicians at OU Medicine in Oklahoma City and Tulsa are offering telehealth visits in 77 medical specialties for both adults and children, representing nearly every specialty available. Telehealth visits are...

OU Medicine Begins Phased Restoration of Elective Procedures, Widespread Patient Testing and Rapid Triage Central to Plan

Monday, May 4, 2020
OU Medicine and its academic partner, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, are restoring all healthcare services in a phased schedule designed to keep patients, visitors, healthcare providers and staff...