The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is taking a significant role in a national grant that aims to increase the dental, oral and craniofacial research workforce, particularly by fostering the careers of underrepresented minorities.
For the first time since its founding, the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry Class of 2020 saw more women than men graduate with doctorate degrees in dental surgery.
In rural areas of America, older Black adults face an increasingly higher death rate and more health problems than older white adults, while that gap is narrowing in urban areas.
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.
Visitors are allowed in specific areas from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center earned a record high $190 million in federal and state awards during state fiscal year 2020, a milestone that advances research and other strategies to improve health and well-being among Oklahomans.