OU dermatology chairman announced
OKLAHOMA CITY - Thomas Stasko has been named professor and
chairman of the department of dermatology at the University of
Oklahoma College of Medicine.
He is also establishing his medical practice with OU Physicians.
Stasko specializes in Mohs surgery. He comes to OU Physicians
from Vanderbilt University, Division of Dermatology, Nashville,
where he was director of procedural dermatology and director of the
Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology fellowship. He is
board-certified in dermatology.
Stasko completed a fellowship in cutaneous and microscopically
controlled surgery at New England Medical Center, Boston. He
completed his dermatology residency at the University of Texas
Health Science Center, San Antonio, where he also earned his medical
Aspen Dental to open
OWASSO - A new Aspen Dental office is scheduled to open on
Michael Baird will provide services at the clinic. He received
his doctor of dental surgery degree at the University of Oklahoma
College of Dentistry in Oklahoma City.
Based in Syracuse, N.Y., Aspen Dental has more than 360 locations
in 25 states. The Owasso office will be the fourth Aspen Dental in
Oklahoma City. Aspen also has two offices in Oklahoma City and one
in Broken Arrow.
Lakeside gets award
OKLAHOMA CITY - Lakeside Women's Hospital has received the
Women's Choice Award from WomenCertified for 2013 Best Hospitals for
Patient Experience in Obstetrics.
Hospitals qualify for the list based on a scoring process that
includes hospital care reported by the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services and an analysis of patient satisfaction.
ADA - Four presentations are scheduled for the Dr. Raniyah
Ramadan Symposium at 1 p.m. Thursday at East Central University's
Bill S. Cole University Center in Ada.
The symposium is named in honor of the late Raniyah Ramadan, who
was a research scientist in neuro-ophthalmology.
The symposium will include four speakers from the medical
research science field.
"Central Mechanisms Regulating Visceral Pain" will be presented
by Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld, professor of physiology and
director of the Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience at the University
of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
"Molecular Pathogenesis of Severe Bacterial Endophthalmitis" will
be presented by Michelle C. Callegan, professor in the Department of
Ophthalmology and associate director for research at the Oklahoma
Center for Neuroscience.
"Exploring the Role of Caveolin-1 in Retinal Physiology and
Pathophysiology" will be presented by Michael H. Elliott of the
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center Department of
Ophthalmology and Dean A. McGee Eye Institute.
"Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Inhibit Retinoblastoma' will be
presented by Sharolyn Simpson, of ECU and the first recipient of
Raniyah Ramadan Undergraduate Research Program Scholarship.
The symposium is being facilitated by the ECU Biology Department,
Tri-Beta Biology Club and ECU College of Health and Science.
Riddle joins Integris Physicians
EDMOND - Douglas Riddle has joined Integris Family Care Edmond
Riddle is a board-certified family medicine physician. He
attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and
completed his residency at the Great Plains Family Medicine
Riddle joins Justin Sparkes, Chris Hayes, Julie Hansen, Rob
Schiermeyer, Elisa Sparkes and Daniel Tallerico at Integris Family
Care Edmond East. -
Researcher named associate professor
TULSA - Jerzy Bodurka, a researcher in advanced multimodal brain
neuroimaging, was appointed associate professor within the College
of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa.
Bodurka is establishing a biomedical engineering program for
students devoted to developing new technologies and methods to
advance understanding of brain functions. …