Michael Stevenson, M.D., M.P.H., has joined Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) as its associate medical director.  Dr. Stevenson leads the clinical operations at Oklahoma’s blood center along with James Smith, M.D., chief medical officer, and John Armitage, M.D., president and CEO. To read the entire article, click here.

Blood Donors Urged to Get ‘Game On’ at Pre-Labor Day Event – Sept. 2

A tailgate party will greet blood donors at all Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) centers Friday, Sept. 2.  From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,donors get their choice of OSU orange or OU crimson game-day T-shirts.  The Oklahoma Beef Council is providing all-beef hotdogs as it teams up with OBI to ‘beef up’ the blood supply for the Labor Day weekend.  Each donor will be entered to win a free pair of tickets to the 2016 Bedlam football game on Dec. 3*. To read the entire article, click here.


August 2016

September 7, 2016, 7:30 am - 9:00 am, Embassy Suites Oklahoma City Downtown / Medical Center, 741 N. Phillips Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Showcasing the value of the Oklahoma Health Center to our community

Guests will hear from a panel of researchers on how the Oklahoma Health Center Foundation’s member orga­nizations are making a positive impact on Oklahoma’s future through research, health care, social services and education.


David Harlow, Chair of Oklahoma Health Center Foundation and Regional Executive of BancFirst and President of BancFirst Oklahoma City


Dimitris Karamichos, Ph.D.

Dean McGee Eye Institute

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Cell Biology

Faculty member, Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience

Thomas C. Kupiec, Ph.D.

CEO and President, ARL Bio Pharma, DNA Solutions and the Kupiec Group

Doris Mangiaracina Benbrook, Ph.D.

Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Cancer Prevention and Drug Development and the Gynecologic Cancers Program

Stephenson Cancer Center, OUHSC

H. Anne Pereira, Ph.D.

Dean, Graduate College

Professor and Associate Dean for Research College of Pharmacy, OUHSC

Tables of ten are available for $600. For more information on individual tickets or purchasing a table, email [email protected]

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