The Oklahoma Health Center Foundation


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 23 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

Governor appoints Kupiec to OCAST governing board

Governor appoints Kupiec to OCAST governing board
Governor Mary Fallin has appointed Tom Kupiec, Ph.D., CEO of Analytical Research Laboratories (ARL) and DNA Solutions Inc., to serve on the Oklahoma Science and Technology and Research and Development Board. Read More

Keep Foodborne Illness from Dampening Your Holiday Spirit

For many of us, the holiday season means time for friends, family, and lots of good food. From cooking the turkey to homemade pies, it is easy to forget safe food handling practices during the hustle and bustle. It is estimated that every year, approximately 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) become ill with a foodborne illness. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) wants to remind everyone that it’s important to practice food safety when preparing holiday foods.
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Oklahoma Receives CDC Funding to Gather Data to Help Prevent Violent Deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) will receive $1.15 million over five years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to gather critical data on homicide and suicide using the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). Read More

Believe Magazine


Read the November 2014 edition of our new electronic magazine!

This new magazine includes feature stories on the Oklahoma Health Center, 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

 Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center are exploring the effectiveness of a new high-tech treatment for atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder. To read the entire article, click here.


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