Agatha L. Underhill, director of pharmacy at Mercy Health
Center, has been selected for a three-year appointment to the
Oklahoma Drug Utilization Review Board. The review board will be
responsible for implementing retrospective and prospective drug
utilization review programs. These programs will provide
efficient use of medications for Medicaid. . .
Praxis College of Massage Therapy has scheduled "Touch for Health
Certification Levels 1, 2 and 3" 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 15-19.
Instructor is Dr. John Thie, originator of the Touch for Health
method. Cost is $650, with discounts for graduates enrolled in
the Praxis master's degree program, Praxis students and others
who have attended Skilled Touch in the last 15 years. Contact the
Praxis College of Massage Therapy for more information. . .
Pamela Byrd-Martin has been named director of news and media
services at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. .
Suzi Hunter has been elected president of the Oklahoma Chapter of
the Arthritis Foundation. The foundation was formed to find the
cure for and prevention of arthritis and to improve the quality
of life for those affected. . .
Dr. Philip Zimbardo is the scheduled keynote speaker for the 11th
Annual Spring Research Conference of the Oklahoma Psychological
Society and the Oklahoma Psychological Association. The
conference is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday in the
University of Central Oklahoma's University Center. Cost is $5
for students and $15 for faculty. . .
More than $10,000 was raised at the Mardi Gras Festival,
presented by the Children's Hospital of Oklahoma Volunteer
Auxiliary Feb. 20 at Northpark Mall. The funds will go toward
purchasing pulse oximeters, and possibly other equipment, for
Children's Hospital. The festival was sponsored by the Volunteer
Auxiliary, KJ-103 Radio and KOOL-102 Radio.
The Children's Hospital is a nationally recognized, full
service pediatric hospital and is part of the Oklahoma Medical
Center. Oklahoma Medical Center is the umbrella organization for
Oklahoma Memorial Hospital, Children's Hospital of Oklahoma, the
Child Study Center, O'Donoghue Rehabilitation Institute and Medi
Flight Oklahoma. . .
"Update in Neurology 1993: Stroke, Seizures, Musculoskeletal,
Child Neurology Headache" is the subject of a program
scheduled March 12 at the Center for Continuing Education,
Nicholson Tower Room 5N300 on the University of Oklahoma Health
Sciences Center campus. The program is sponsored by the
Continuing Medical Education Office of the University of Oklahoma
College of Medicine. The course is approved for seven hours
continuing education credit by the American Academy of Family
Physicians. Cost is $25 before Friday and $35 afterwards. . .
Dr. Kenneth L. Evans, family physician of Oklahoma City and
faculty physician of the St. Anthony Hospital Family Practice
Residency Program, has been appointed to the Committee on Rural
Health of the American Academy of Family Physicians. …