Oklahoma Health Center Foundation Announces its 2012 Treasures For Tomorrow Honorees 


The Oklahoma Health Center Foundation announced five Oklahomans as its 2012 Treasures For Tomorrow honorees. A spiritual leader dedicated to community involvement, a couple devoted to philanthropy, and a couple deeply involved with community leadership will be honored at the 13th annual Treasures For Tomorrow celebration scheduled for Thursday, April 12, at the Petroleum Club in Oklahoma City. The evening starts at 6:30 p.m. with a reception followed by the awards dinner. The honorees are Carl and Susan Edwards, Harold and Sue Ann Hamm and Dr. George Young Sr. To read the entire article, click here.

Dr. GriffinOMRF scientists look at whether we can change genetic destiny

DNA is the big book of you. All the genetic information used to build you is in there: your gender, how tall you’ll be, the color of your hair and even whether broccoli tastes bitter to you. To read the entire article, click here.

 

February 2012

Hollywood Rolls Out Red Carpet Benefiting Oklahoma City Charity

The Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oklahoma City Young Professionals organization will host the only Oscar Night®America event in Oklahoma on Feb. 26. Organizers will roll out the red carpet at 6 p.m. at The Greens Country Club at 13100 Green Valley Drive in Oklahoma City. Cocktail attire is recommended for the event. To read the entire article, click here

Roundup Shindig Raises More Than $130,000 For Oklahoma’s Children

Fighting life-threatening pediatric illnesses is a serious undertaking. But if you can get people interested in that fight by having a boot stompin’ good time, everyone benefits. That’s exactly what 370 Oklahomans did on Saturday, February 11 at the 2ndAnnual Roundup Shindig at Riverwind Showplace Theatre. The western-inspired event raised more than $130,000 to benefit Children’s Hospital Foundation. To read the entire article, click here.

Research Evaluates Best Treatment Approach for Uterine Cancer

The benefits of minimally-invasive treatment of uterine cancer is the subject of a study co-authored by Dr. Joan Walker, a gynecologic oncologist with the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center, and published in this month’s Journal of Clinical Oncology. To read the entire article, click here.

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