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Centers and Institutes

 

Center for Applied Research for Nonprofit Organizations

Linking OU-Tulsa’s research capabilities with area nonprofit groups to help those organizations better serve their clients and our community.

 

Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth (CCEW)

CCEW is a semester-long experiential learning internship at OU-Tulsa connecting interdisciplinary OU students with university researchers, private sector mentors and OU partner organizations and businesses to develop real-world solutions to problems through technology commercialization and business creation.

For more information, contact Taylor Potter at tpotter@ou.edu or Building 3, Room 3109

 

Center for Palliative Care

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses.  This type of care is focused on providing patients with relief from symptoms, pain and stress of serious illness - whatever the diagnosis.  The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.  Palliative care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses, and other specialists who work with a patient's other doctors to provide an extra layer of support.  Palliative care is important at any age and at an stage in a serious illness, and can be provided together with curative treatment.

 

Center for Studies in Democracy and Culture

The center works to promote study and understanding of world societies and how cultural qualities affect global relationships.

 

Community Medicine Research Site

Learn about research activities at OU-Tulsa School of Community Medicine, meet our investigators, and find proposal development resources.

 

Early Childhood Education Institute

Advancing quality in early childhood through research, evaluation and outreach.

 

East Asia Institute

To assist teachers in making East Asia an integral and permanent part of their curriculum.

 

Graduate College Research Site

Research activities of OU-Tulsa faculty and staff from six colleges: Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts and Liberal Studies.

 

Harold Hamm Diabetes Center

The Tulsa branch of the Harold Hamm Oklahoma Diabetes Center treats pediatric Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.  Newly diagnosed patients experience comprehensive training on what diabetes is and how to manage the disease to avoid serious complications.  The Diabetes Team at the Center continues care for the patient with diabetes throughout childhood and provides follow-up education and time with physicians to adjust medications and treatment plans as the disease matures.  The Center also treats endocrinological disorders.

 

Integrative Immunology Center

The threefold mission of the Integrative Immunology Center is to: Facilitate interdisciplinary research in community medicine focused on understanding the long-term biological effects of psychosocial and physical stress; deliver educational support and specialized expertise in the field of immunology to the Tulsa community; and provide state-of-the art core laboratory services for faculty and students engaged in translational research.

 

Justice Center

The Children's Justice Center, located on the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa campus, in collaboration with the Child Abuse Network, is designated as a University of Oklahoma Center for Excellence. This innovative center serves as a national model for the multidisciplinary team approach to child abuse investigation and prosecution. The following agencies have staff at the Center:Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, OU-Tulsa; Child Abuse Network, Inc.; Child Welfare, Department of Human Services; Child Crisis Unit, Tulsa Police Department; and Tulsa County District Attorney's Office.

 

NRCYS (National Resource Center for Youth Services)

The National Resource Center for Youth Services at the University of Oklahoma OUTREACH has been resourcing the youth services community for more than twenty-five years, providing training and technical assistance to programs in Oklahoma and nationally.

 

Oklahoma Bioethics Center

The Oklahoma Bioethics Center has embraced the vision for the School of Community Medicine and is poised to adapt its educational programs to encompass the issues of ethics and social justice occasioned by the challenge of providing health care for disadvantaged populations.

 

The Oklahoma Center for Education Policy (OCEP)

The Oklahoma Center for Education Policy (OCEP) is a resource for the State of Oklahoma and its education policy makers at the state, district, community and school levels.

 

Oklahoma Disaster Institute

The CPDM is the overarching organization responsible for OUDEM’s efforts in the prehospital and out-of-hospital realms: ground EMS, air medical operations, tactical/special operations EMS, and mass casualty/disaster medicine. 

 

PCHR - Program in Community Health Research

A research, training, and faculty development program, dedicated to advancing community-based research to improve the health status of low-income communities and their members.

 

Tcomm Interoperability Lab Tulsa

To build flexible and interconnected nodal configurations consisting of multi-vendor ATM, IP, TDM, SDH, and DWDM equipment including fixed and mobile access points.

 

The Surgery Procedure Center

The Surgery Procedure Center offers endoscopy, hemodialysis access, vascular treatment and venous treatment on a same day, outpatient basis.

 

Urban Design Studio

Training urban design professionals, advancing understanding of the city through research and creative activity, and engaging in community projects.