The Mission of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, as a comprehensive academic health center, is to educate students at the professional, graduate, and undergraduate levels to become highly qualified health care practitioners, educators, and research scientists; to conduct research and creative activities for the advancement of knowledge and care; and to provide continuing education, public service, and health care of exemplary quality.
The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) is one of only a few comprehensive health centers in the nation with seven health professional Colleges. As the state’s major health professions educational institution, training is provided for physicians, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, public health specialists, and a wide range of allied health personnel. Graduate student researchers are educated and trained in Oklahoma's premier biomedical research institution where faculty received more than $151 million in FY 2012 through training grants and contracts, and sponsored program activities at the OU Health Sciences Center.
The 300 acre Oklahoma Health Center campus includes the Colleges of Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Graduate College. Health Sciences Center faculty and students use the clinical, laboratory, and teaching facilities of the OU Medical System (which includes OU Medical Center, the Children's Hospital, and OU Medical Center-Edmond), the Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the Dean A. McGee Eye Institute, other affiliated hospitals in Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma State Department of Health, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, three major hospital systems in Tulsa, the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Muskogee, and clinics in various locations in Oklahoma.
With a budget of over $800 million, OUHSC employs more than 1,100 full time faculty and nearly 4,000 staff. More than 3,600 students are enrolled in more than seventy health professions, undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the Center's colleges.
We welcome you to OUHSC and invite you to explore the many opportunities we have for you.
The University of Oklahoma in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, sex, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. This includes but is not limited to admissions, employment, financial aid and educational services. For questions regarding discrimination, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, or sexual harassment, please contact the Office(s) of Institutional Equity as may be applicable -- Norman campus at (405) 325-3546/3549, the Health Sciences Center at (405) 271-2110 or the OU-Tulsa Title IX Office at (918) 660-3107. Please see www.ou.edu/eoo
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P. O. Box 26901, BSEB 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSE Bldg., Rm. 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Telephone: (405) 271-2359
FAX: (405) 271-2480