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 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

Novel Tick Borne Illness Caused by “Bourbon Virus” Confirmed in Oklahoma

Oklahomans encouraged to take precautions to prevent tick bites Read More

OMRF scientist receives grant to study effects of aging, obesity on arthritis

OMRF scientist receives grant to study effects of aging, obesity on arthritis
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Tim Griffin, Ph.D., has received a five-year, $1.76 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how aging combined with obesity contributes to osteoarthritis. Read More

Stephenson Cancer Center Recruits Tobacco Prevention and Control Researchers for Leadership Positions

Two tobacco control researchers, Jennifer Irvin Vidrine, Ph.D., and Damon Vidrine, Dr.P.H., have been recruited to key leadership positions at the Stephenson Cancer Center located at the University of Oklahoma. Jennifer Vidrine will serve in the newly established role of Deputy Director for Tobacco Research and oversee initiatives to advance the center’s tobacco research center. Damon Vidrine will serve as co-leader for the Cancer Health Disparities Program. Read More

Believe Magazine

Read the May 2015 edition of our new electronic magazine!

This monthly e-magazine spotlights the Allergy & Awareness Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, a campus map, and information on each of the Oklahoma Health Center Foundation's member organizations. To view the magazine, click here. 


Health Center News

Dr. Mary Zoe Baker Named Master Teacher

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