Oklahoma Tech & Science

FIU's Stempel College to build health disparities research center with $13.1 million grant

01 01 1970

Eric F. Wagner, director of FIU-BRIDGE and professor in the School of Social Work, will helm the FIU-RCMI at Stempel College. Since arriving at FIU in 1998, he has led an interdisciplinary group of researchers whose work focuses on reducing substance use problems and HIV/sexually transmitted infections among teenagers and young adults through community research partnerships in South Florida and across the country. Wagner and colleagues have a long history of conducting large scale research in partnership with diverse communities. For example, with Native American tribes in Oklahoma, Wagner and colleagues conducted NIH-funded research that demonstrated significant reductions in marijuana use among Native American teenagers who received culturally-adapted intervention. Later this month, they will reveal the intervention's success to the public at the RCMI Translational Science 2017 Conference.  ...

Fidelity Communications Bringing High Speed Fiber Connections at Crosby Park Apartments

01 01 1970

Press Release - updated: Sep 20, 2017 11:54 CDT LAWTON, Okla., September 20, 2017 - Fidelity Communications is excited to announce that they are bringing powerful one-Gigabit (1 Gbps) carrier-level high speed data to Crosby Park Apartments in the city of Lawton, Oklahoma. Fidelity’s team is proud to bring this outstanding new service to the city of Lawton, bringing opportunity and value to the community. This investment at Crosby Park marks the first of a three-phase project to bring high-speed data connections to three of Lawton’s apartment complexes: Crosby Park, Invitational, and Avendale apartments. Conversations between investors and Fidelity Communications has been ongoing since 2015, after the company was approached by apartment owners seeking a solution to lacking infrastructure. At Invitational, residents were without internet service, awaiting updates to substandard technology and hardware. “We are very pleased to bring the latest in technology advancements...

Festo Names AWC its Newest Distributor

01 01 1970

HAUPPAUGE, NY March 23, 2017 Festo today named AWC to distribute process automation products in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. Festo is one of the world’s leading suppliers of pneumatic and electric motion actuation components and subassemblies. AWC offers customers a team of more than 400 engineers, technical support and service specialists across 30 local customer care centers, located mainly in the southern U.S. “AWC’s motto ‘Winning Together’ is our commitment to proactively provide the right information, products and assistance to our customers,” said Bob Wenyon, President and CEO. “Working together with our trusted technology partners, such as Festo, enables us to keep that promise.” For more information on Festo, call 800-993-3786 and visit http://www.festo.us. AWC can be reached at 800-364-0292 and http://www.awc-inc.com. ### About Festo    Festo is a leading...

EnLink Midstream Makes Management Change

01 01 1970

"Cindy is a strong, devoted leader at EnLink, who has made significant contributions to the company over the years," said Barry E. Davis, EnLink Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Cindy brings a passion for strategic innovation and process improvement to her new role. She is the perfect fit to transform and continually advance our company." Cynthia Jaggi, Senior Vice President - Strategic Process TransformationJaggi will manage the new Strategic Process Transformation team, which EnLink created to lead and enhance its business performance. The multifunctional team will pull talent from across the company to focus on execution in three main areas: Process optimization: utilizing data and technology to execute plans and transform processes Best-in-basin services: ensuring EnLink provides top-tier services and reliable operations to our customers ...

Enbrighten Seasons Café Lights Are the Next Big Thing in Color Changing LED String Lighting

01 01 1970

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 9, 2017 -- Jasco Products, leader in LED lighting, home automation and electrical products, today launches Enbrighten Seasons, a groundbreaking line of LED color changing café string lights. Enbrighten Seasons Café Lights offer unmatched quality, design and functionality to bring new life and versatility to brighten any outdoor (or indoor) space year-round. Celebrate any occasion, holiday or favorite sports team or choose warm vintage white for year-round lighting with one color, two-color combinations or a variety of preset color modes and effects. With over 120 color combinations, users can create lighting magic with a press of a button. Whether you're wanting to set the mood for a special occasion, create an eye-catchingly colorful lighting display for the holidays or simply can't decide on a single color, Enbrighten color changing cafe lights are the best choice for every...

Emerus to Host Booth, Participate in Panel Discussion at Becker's Conference

01 01 1970

HOUSTON, April 12, 2017 -- We are pleased to announce that Emerus Holdings Inc. will be hosting an informational booth focused on its innovative concept of micro-hospitals at the Becker's Hospital Review 8th Annual Meeting April 17-20 in Chicago. Attendees are invited to network with the Emerus team and learn more about how we are disrupting health care by visiting Booth #88 during conference hours. Larry Guillory*, chief administrative officer for Emerus, will be featured as a panelist during a discussion on "Excelling as a Specialty Hospital." The panel discussion will take place from 8:45 to 9:25 a.m., Thursday, April 20 in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Hotel. A networking reception will follow. Joining Guillory on the panel will be: Nancy Vish, RN, PHD, NEA-BC, FACHE, chief executive officer, Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital Dennis Lund, MD, chief medical officer, Stanford Children's Health and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and associate...

Elevated Quality Through Differentiated Excellence

01 01 1970

TAMPA, Fla., May 3, 2017 -- AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) announced today that Mississippi College, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, and the University of Central Oklahoma have earned accreditation in business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International (AACSB) is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools and the largest business education network connecting students, educators, and businesses worldwide. Through today's ratification, a total of 789 institutions across 53 countries and territories have earned AACSB Accreditation in business. Further, 186 institutions maintain an additional specialized AACSB Accreditation for their accounting programs. "AACSB's accreditation standards are designed to help schools discover—and deliver on—their differentiated mission, so they can foster meaningful change through engagement, innovation, and...

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Attorneys Named Super Lawyer and Rising...

01 01 1970

Heischmidt and Dunlap, SuperLawyers Honorees Vienna, VA May 08, 2017 Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig is proud to announce that founding partner, Attorney Thomas Dunlap, has been selected for inclusion to SuperLawyers 2017 for both Virginia and Washington D.C. for the second year in a row. In addition, Associate Attorney Christina Heischmidt has been selected for inclusion to the Virginia and Washington DC SuperLawyers Rising Stars List for 2017. SuperLawyers selects the top 5% of attorneys using a split analysis of peer recognition, professional achievements, and community involvement. The Rising Stars list is comprised of the top 2.5% of early-career attorneys who are either under 40 years of age or have less than ten years of experience. Founding Partner, Attorney Tom Dunlap, is known professionally and throughout the community for helping without hesitation, which he demonstrated in 2000, when he enlisted in the United States Army, leaving his practice behind to serve his community...

Dr. Matthew Helm Joins Texoma Dermatology, Now a Part of U.S. Dermatology Partners, October 2

01 01 1970

Matthew Helm, MD "I was drawn to dermatology because of the diversity of conditions I get to treat and the ability to have a meaningful impact on patient's lives." Matthew Helm, MD Sherman, Texas October 02, 2017 Dr. Matthew Helm recently joined the Sherman practice, arriving from Lubbock, Texas. Dr. Helm earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Oklahoma Christian University in Edmond. He completed medical school at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock and then served as an intern at St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, Mich. He returned to Texas Tech University Health Science Center for his residency. Dr. Helm is passionate about working with patients and creating meaningful impact through quality care. He takes special interest in the treatment of skin cancers as well as new and emerging treatments for psoriasis. Dr. Helm grew up in Midland, Texas, and enjoyed his years in Lubbock. He loves the small-town feel of Sherman and looks forward to...

Dr. Jamie Cameron Invites New Patients for Revolutionary...

01 01 1970

Skilled Dentist, Dr. Jamie Cameron, Welcomes New Patients for FASTBRACES Orthodontics in Carnegie, OK Carnegie, OK March 29, 2017 Patients interested in receiving quick and effective orthodontics can now receive FASTBRACES® in Carnegie, OK, from Dr. Jamie Cameron, with or without a referral. The FASTBRACES system is valued for its ability to straighten teeth efficiently, compared to traditional orthodontic treatment. Depending on each patient’s case, treatment with the FASTBRACES system could be completed in 120 days or less. For some, crooked teeth and unhealthy bites are a genetic trait, while others develop these conditions due to other issues including crowding in the mouth. In many cases, patients, including teens and adults, find orthodontic treatment undesirable as a result of the time commitment involved. Traditional braces take anywhere between one to two years, with more complicated cases taking even longer. Applying the latest orthodontics technology and over...

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