Media Briefings

Seeing a Lot of Mosquitos? What is the Real Risk to Your Health?

Thursday, June 4th, 2015, 2 p.m. 

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.

OU Researchers Target Heart Health with New $15 Million Grant

May 27, 2015

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 Launches Breast Health Network

Friday, May 22nd, 2015, 2 p.m.

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.

Shining a New Light on Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 1 p.m.

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.

Promising New Treatment Targets Deadly Brain Cancer

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 1 p.m.

Promising New Treatment Targets Deadly Brain Cancer 

Patients with a deadly form of brain cancer now have access to a promising new treatment at the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

The Stephenson Cancer Center is one of only a handful of institutions nationwide offering the novel treatment, which utilizes alternating electrical fields to target glioblastoma.

OU College of Nursing Ranks Among

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Best in Country for Online Advanced Degree Nursing Programs 

The University of Oklahoma College of Nursing is ranked as one of the best online advanced degree nursing programs for 2015 by U.S. News & World Report. 0022uj

“We strive to provide an exceptional learning environment at the OU College of Nursing,” said Dean Lazelle Benefield, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN. “Online programs, extraordinary faculty, and outstanding clinical partnerships anchor our efforts to help students achieve their goals in nursing, to advance research, and to meet the growing need for exceptional nursing professionals in a variety of health care environments. It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by U.S. News and World Report for our efforts in online nursing education.”

Special Infectious Disease Unit Ready to Activate at OU Medical Center

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The new Oklahoma Biocontainment Care Unit designed to isolate and care for pediatric and adult patients in the state who test positive for dangerous infectious diseases like Ebola is now ready to be activated, if needed. 

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