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Friday, May 22, 2020

Leaves of Three, Let Them Be

Memorial Day weekend is here and more families are returning to the outdoors for recreation while maintaining social distancing. While spending time camping and hiking, it’s important to be mindful of potentially harmful plants such as poison ivy.

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.

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 of the World Health Organization.

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.

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

The University of Oklahoma announces the appointment of Mackenzie Dilbeck as vice president for marketing and communications and chief communications officer, pending OU Board of Regents’ approval.

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