The Journal Record Health Care Briefs: July 10, 2012

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OKC Indian Clinic adds board membersOKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Indian Clinic has added Chris Anoatubby, Cherokee Ballard, John Daugherty Jr. and Heather Shotton to its board of directors.Anoatubby is chief medical solutions officer for the Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce.Ballard is communications manager at Oklahoma Natural Gas Co.Daugherty is a health management consultant for the Osage Nation of Oklahoma.Shotton is visiting assistant professor in Native American studies at the University of Oklahoma.The board has 13 members.Everett Rhoades, chairman, professor emeritus of medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, is chairman. Other board officers include Mary Ann Brittan, community volunteer for the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum, vice chairman; Carolyn Maxwell, retired chief of procurement Indian Health Service, secretary; and Brian Gabbard, chairman and CEO at Gabbard & Co., treasurer.Other board members include Meredith Rivas Brockman, attorney with Ryland L. Rivas; Sean Ludlow, emergency medicine physician with Integris Canadian Valley Regional Hospital; David Thomas, business consultant; Bill Veazey, retired business owner; and David Wilson, superintendent of the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference.

Matthiesen joins OU PhysiciansOKLAHOMA CITY - Chance Matthiesen, a radiation oncology specialist, has established his medical practice with OU Physicians.He completed a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, where he also served as chief resident and earned his medical degree. He completed an internship at OU-Tulsa.

Mercy promotes Lisa SpringerOKLAHOMA CITY - Mercy has appointed Lisa Springer regional vice president of marketing and communications.Springer has been with Mercy for 13 years and will continue to oversee marketing, internal communications, market research, media relations and community relations for 14 hospitals and more than 60 clinics in Oklahoma.

Klepper joins Integris in MooreMOORE - Michael Klepper has joined Integris Family Care Moore.Klepper attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and completed his residency at the Great Plains Family Medicine Residency Program. Klepper practiced inpatient hospitalist coverage with Select Specialty Hospital of Oklahoma City.Klepper joins Janet Fanning, Kyle Fanning and Jayna Shepherd at Integris Family Care Moore, 400 N. Eastern Ave., Moore. Klepper will begin practicing at the facility Sept. 3.

Clinic joins OU Children's PhysiciansOKLAHOMA CITY - Grand Prairie Pediatric Clinic will join OU Children's Physicians and be renamed OU Children's Physicians Grand Prairie Pediatrics. The clinic will remain at 7301 N. Comanche Ave. in northwest Oklahoma City.The practice includes Jackson Bartlow and Angela D. Bartlow, physician assistant.

Scientists studying protein's role in Alzheimer's diseaseOKLAHOMA CITY - Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center are studying the role of protein in Alzheimer's disease. …

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