TSET Health Promotion Research Center and Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline Seek Pregnant Women for Smoking Cessation Study

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Dr. Darla Kendzor, Co-Director of the TSET Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) and Dr. Jon Hart, Director of the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline (OTC), both on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, are...

Study by OU Health Physician Sheds Light on Cardiac Problems Caused by Type of Cancer Treatment

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Immune checkpoint inhibitors, which treat a number of cancers by protecting the immune system so it can attack tumor cells, sometimes cause serious cardiovascular problems.

OU Health Sciences Center Associate Vice Provost Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Judith A. James, M.D., Ph.D., associate vice provost for clinical and translational science and professor of medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, has been elected to the National...

OU Health Hematologist-Oncologist Receives Award to Study Rare Type of Sarcoma

Thursday, October 27, 2022
Abdul Rafeh Naqash, M.D., a hematologist-oncologist with OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, has been granted an Impact Award from the Hope Foundation for Cancer...

Clinical Trial at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center Tests Drug Derived from Deer Antlers

Thursday, October 27, 2022
OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center was the highest-enrolling site for a clinical trial that showed promising results for a new drug to treat mouth sores caused by...

Poison Center Offers Tips for a Safer Halloween

Thursday, October 27, 2022
With Halloween right around the corner, it is time to consider steps to increase chances of a safe holiday. Each year, Poison Centers across the country manage numerous exposures involving Halloween-related...

OU College of Dentistry to Offer Free Dental Care to Oklahoma Veterans

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, Oklahoma Dental Association, Oklahoma Dental Foundation and Henry Schein Dental will host the third annual Veteran’s Day Dental Clinic on Saturday, Nov. 12.

OU Health Harold Hamm Diabetes Center Study Shows Improved Diet Positively Effects Microbiome in Pregnant Women With Gestational Diabetes and Their Newborns

Thursday, September 29, 2022
A recently published study involving pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus demonstrates the importance of the mother’s diet in changing the microbiome and decreasing the risk of her baby becoming...

HPRC Researcher Study Evaluates Tobacco Cessation During Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Thursday, September 1, 2022
Dr. Lurdes Queimado, a researcher at the TSET Health Promotion Research Center and director of the Center’s Tobacco Regulatory Science Laboratory, recently published a breakthrough study on tobacco cessation...

OU College of Medicine Researcher Publishes Pancreatic Cancer Finding in Leading Journal

Thursday, September 1, 2022
Min Li, Ph.D., a researcher at the OU College of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, recently published a study that further illuminates the mechanisms of pancreatic cancer, one of the...

NCI-Sponsored Clinical Trial at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center Exploring Use of Radiation and Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer Patients

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Raid Aljumaily, M.D., hematologist-oncologist at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, is serving as an investigator for a National Cancer Institute-sponsored...

HPRC Researcher Receives Career Development Grant to Improve Cancer Pain Outcomes

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Desiree Azizoddin, PsyD, a researcher at the TSET Health Promotion Research Center, was awarded a $1.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute that will support her career development and research focused on...

OU Health and UnitedHealthcare Reach an Agreement

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

As of the end of the day, Friday, August 12, 2022, OU Health and UnitedHealthcare (UHC) have come to a resolution. The two organizations had been negotiating their contract since November of 2021.

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