OU President David L. Boren Announces $1 Million Endowment from Leslie and Clifford Hudson to Establish Graduate Fellowships
University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren announced today a $1 million gift to the University from Dr. Leslie Hudson and Mr. Clifford Hudson of Oklahoma City to benefit graduate students in the OU College of Public Health. The gift will establish an endowment for two annual fellowships for graduate students in the college.
With flood waters receding, dangers still remain from standing water across the state. Even a small puddle can provide a large breeding ground for mosquitoes and the state has many areas still filled with large areas of standing water. With mosquitoes comes the threat of certain illnesses. Most have heard about West Nile Virus, but a new mosquito-borne illness, Chikungunya (chik-en-gun-ye) has spread from other parts of the globe to the Unites States, largely through travel-associated cases.
To improve cardiovascular health in Oklahoma, a $15 million grant will advance work by researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and the School of Community Medicine in Tulsa in collaboration with health professionals statewide.
OU Medicine is proud to announce the formation of the OU Medicine Breast Health Network, Oklahoma’s largest and most comprehensive network of breast imaging radiologists and specially trained staff with a direct connection to the research and treatment options available through OU Medicine.
New $1.5 Million Grant Funds Research Aimed at Better Treatment with Fewer Side Effects
A new $1.5 million grant to researchers at the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center will advance work focused on an illuminating new treatment for ovarian cancer.