Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

OU Researcher Wins 1995 Regents' Award

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

OU Researcher Wins 1995 Regents' Award

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Dr. Leonard N. Slater, associate professor of medicine-infectious diseases at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, has been presented with the 1995 Regents' Award for Superior Accomplishment in Research and Creative Activity.

The award includes a check for $2,000. It is one of the top honors bestowed by the OU Board and Regents and recognizes ourstanding researchers at OU's campuses.

Slater and his colleagues were the first to identify a new pathogen, Bartonella henselae, responsible for a variety of infections, including cat scratch disease and complications in HIV patients _ such as blood stream infections and skin lesions known as bacillary angiomatosis. . . Lohmann Burrow Associates Inc. Physical Therapy Clinic has moved to 905 24th Ave. NW Suite A in Norman. An open house is scheduled from 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday. A second open house is scheduled from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. . . Dr. Dale C. Askins was awarded the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association's A.T. Still Award of Excellence at the group's 95 annual convention at Shangri-La Resort in Afton. Askins is director of emergency medical services at Hillcrest Health Center in Oklahoma City and Tulsa Regional Medical Center in Tulsa. . . Marshall Schecter, former director of the division of child psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, will be the speaker at the Mental Health Association in Oklahoma County's 43rd annual meeting and luncheon honoring volunteers. His topic will be "Family _ A Safe Place in a Dangerous World?"

The luncheon is scheduled at noon Tuesday at All Souls Episcopal Church. Reservations are $12. . . V. Gale Wood, director of education and training for the Oklahoma Health System, has earned certification as a professional in human resources.

The certification is awarded by the Human Resources Certification Institute and signifies attainment of theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management.

Wood has served in the human resources industry for 10 years. Metro Tech's evening dental assisting program has received approval from the Board of Governors of Registered Dentists in the state to offer radiation safety. …

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