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OU Medicine and OU Health Sciences Center Announce New, Unified Brand

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Oklahoma’s comprehensive academic health system is now known as OU Health. The new brand identity represents the combined efforts of OU Medicine and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and...

OU College of Medicine Partners With U.S. Department of Defense to Address Problematic Sexual Behavior in Youth

Monday, November 30, 2020

OUHSC faculty members receive federal grant to assist U.S. DoD in addressing problematic sexual behavior of youth in the military.

OU Health University of Oklahoma Medical Center Opens North Tower to Patients

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The eight-story North Tower provides 144 additional beds and 32 new operating rooms and is the largest hospital expansion project in Oklahoma history.

OU Health Sciences Center to Train Nursing Home Providers on COVID-19 Safety

Friday, October 30, 2020

Experts at the OUHSC are offering training to nursing home providers across Oklahoma on how to best keep their residents safe and engaged as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

OU Health Community Mourns Passing of Civic Leader and Philanthropist, Mike Samis

Monday, October 26, 2020

After a lengthy illness, Mike Samis, 67, entrepreneur, civic leader and philanthropist, passed away Thursday, Oct 22. He is survived by his wife, Karen, their two daughters and five grandchildren.

OU Medicine Tobacco Regulatory Science Researcher Earns $1.3 Million Grant to Study Role of Menthol in Smoking Habits

Friday, October 2, 2020

Researcher at Stephenson Cancer Center conducting study to help inform FDA decision whether to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes.

OU College of Medicine Plans Mobile Classroom to Promote Diversity in Health Professions

Friday, October 2, 2020

Customized RV built as health education classroom on wheels is among new projects the College of Medicine plans with $2.8 million grant from U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration.

OU College of Nursing Launches Initiative for Holistic Care of Nursing Home Residents

Monday, September 14, 2020

The College is introducing Oklahoma nursing homes to the 4Ms Framework. The approach is an outgrowth of the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative, a designation achieved by OU Medicine last year.

Harold Hamm Diabetes Center Researchers Earn Grant to Study Liver Disease in Children

Friday, August 28, 2020
Three researchers at Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at OU Medicine have been awarded a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the role of the microbiome – the millions of bacteria...

OU Medicine Researcher Receives Grant for E-Cigarette Study

Friday, July 24, 2020
Lurdes Queimado, M.D., Ph.D., professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology, has been awarded a $2.25 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to continue her work...