The Oklahoma Health Center Foundation

OKLAHOMA HEALTH CENTER FOUNDATION MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Foundation is to promote innovations in healthcare and science, and to serve as a connector between our member organizations, in order to raise awareness of the Oklahoma Health Center's profile among business and governmental entities as a key driver of economic development.

Approved by OHCF BOD, January 23, 2014

The Oklahoma Health Center Foundation (OHCF) supports excellence in all aspects of the Oklahoma Health Center and helps drive its potential to attract and develop biomedical and biotechnical industries in Oklahoma. From cutting-edge biotechnology companies to government, education, patient care and community support institutions, OHCF serves as the facilitator to 28 world-renowned organizations. It oversees the campus Master Plan to establish the Oklahoma Health Center as the primary destination for health care and education; achieve a campus that supports the missions and strategic goals and increase the campus status as a major economic engine for the region.

News and Events

Data Supports the Need for Veteran Suicide Prevention

02/25/2015
With a strong military presence in Oklahoma, veterans’ health issues impact more than 300,000 Oklahomans. The men and women who have served in the military may face different health challenges than the general population, including higher rates of suicide. From 2005 to 2012, veteran suicide deaths increased by 34 percent in Oklahoma with an average of 127 veterans dying each year by suicide. Read More

Blood Donors Sought To Save Lives - March 7

02/25/2015
Blood donors with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) at Bass Pro Shop can give the priceless gift of life to patients in our area without spending a dime. A blood drive will occur Saturday, Mar 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bloodmobile. Read More

Communities Build a Blue Ribbon Tree for Kids to Help Prevent Child Abuse

02/25/2015
The Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Action Committee invites every community to take action for children by participating in their seventh annual “Build a Blue Ribbon Tree for Kids” campaign. The blue ribbon is the international sign for child abuse prevention and serves as a constant reminder that all of us have a responsibility in helping to protect children. Communities are invited to participate by displaying blue ribbon trees during April. Read More
 

Believe Magazine

Read the February 2015 edition of our new electronic magazine!

This monthly e-magazine is a special edition featuring the Oklahoma School of Science & Mathematics, a campus map, Leadership Spotlight, and information on each of the Oklahoma Health Center Foundation's member organizations. To view the magazine, click here. 

 
 

Health Center News

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. To read the entire article, click here.

 

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