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Academic Faculty

Boyd D. Burns, DO, FACEP

George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Emergency Medicine

Hometown: Dewey, OK

Residency: Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Temple, TX

Medical School: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate: Oklahoma State University

Interests: Golf, weight lifting/fitness, guitar and hiking

Fun Fact: My first car was a retired police cruiser

Favorite Tulsa Activity: Golf with friends

Academic Interests: Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation, Airway Management, Crotalid Envenomation, Transitions of Care, Leadership Development

Eric Lee, MD

Eric Lee, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Residency Program Director

Hometown: Dallas, TX

Residency: The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, OKC, OK

Undergraduate: Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Interests: In a band called Lightfighter with one album out on Spotify. Blues/lead guitarist. Amateur golfer. Full time dad of two girls. Favorite guitarists - Stevie Ray Vaughan & John Mayer. 

Fun Fact: It took a year to record a 6 track album.

Academic Interests: Evidence Based Medicine, Critical Care, Toxicology

Julie Christa Dodson, MD

Julie Christa Dodson, MD

Assistant Professor
Clerkship Director

Hometown: Skiatook, OK

Residency: University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, Tulsa, OK

Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

Undergraduate: Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Bartlesville, OK

Interests: Family time, running, reading, playing piano, eating good food, golfing 

Fun Fact: I love a good estate sale 

Favorite Tulsa Activity: Gathering Place/Riverside trails

Academic Interests: Medical Student Education, Environmental Injuries and Exposures, Airway

Cody Due, MD

Julie Christa Dodson, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Hometown: Owasso, OK

Residency: OU-TU School of Community Medicine, Tulsa, OK

Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Interests: Boxing/MMA, Guitar, Comics

Fun Fact: I’ve competed in and won a Lifeguard competition.

Favorite Tulsa Activity: Concerts at Cain’s Ballroom

Academic Interests: Difficult Airway, Leadership Development, Point of Care Ultrasound in the ED

Josh Gentges, DO, FAOCEP

Associate Professor
Research Director, Director of Evidence-Based Practice

Hometown: Springfield, Missouri

Residency: Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, OK

Medical School: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate: Oklahoma State University

Interests: Renaissance Festivals, Leatherworking, Islay Whisky

Fun Fact: Dr. Gentges hosts (in non-pandemic times) a yearly Halloween blowout. It’s usually pretty cool.

Favorite Tulsa Activity: Sitting outside at a craft brewery in autumn

Academic Interests: Evidence Based Medicine, Emergency Department Quality and Efficiency, Sepsis and Septic Shock, Postgraduate Medical Education, Metabolic Disorders

Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD, NRP, FACEP, FAEMS, LSSBB

Director Faculy Development
EMS Section Chief
Director, Oklahoma Center for Prehospital & Disaster Medicine

Hometown: Mustang, OK

Fellowship: EMS Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Residency: Methodist Hospital of Indiana/Indiana University School of Medicine

Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio

Undergraduate: Baylor University

Interests: Learning, growing, encouraging, and becoming a better citizen of the world.

Fun Fact: I choreographed part of my high school marching band’s competition show my senior year.  (That was pre-CAD = all pen & football field template paper.) Confirmed live music aficionado.

Favorite Tulsa Activity: Cycling along the Arkansas River.  

Academic Interests: Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Cardiac Dysrhythmias
Airway Management, Anaphylaxis, Hemostasis Therapies, Leadership Development

Laura Janneck, MD, MPH, FACEP

Assistant Professor
Associate Residency Program Director

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Master’s Degree: Harvard School of Public Health

Residency: Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency (HAEMR)

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Brown University

Interests: Commuting to work and getting around by bike, gardening, traveling, piano, singing early choral music

Fun Fact: I’ve lived for short stints in several countries: Guatemala, South Africa, Rwanda, Uganda, and Lebanon

Favorite Tulsa Activity: Gathering Place with family, FC Tulsa games, biking around and exploring downtown

Academic Interests: Social medicine, Health systems development,  Disaster preparedness and response

William (Bill) A. Justice NRP, TEMS-I

Associate Director, University of Oklahoma
Department of Emergency Medicine
Center for Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Special Operations Division
US Marshals Task Force
Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Department Tactical Team

Undergraduate: George Washington University

Academic Interests: Disaster Response, Tactical Civilian/Military Medicine, Water Safety, Survival and Rescue, Emergency Medicine Skill Development, Sports Medicine

Brian Milman, MD

Assistant Professor
Associate Residency Program Director

Hometown: Austin, TX

Residency: OU-TU School of Community Medicine

Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Cooking, college sports, cookie decorating, craft cocktails, crochet

Fun Fact: I plan to open a restaurant one day

Favorite Tulsa Activity: Exploring new Tulsa restaurants and bars

Academic Interests: Curriculum Development, Neurotrauma, Evidence Based Medicine, Learner Assessment

John Nalagan, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Medical Student Education/OUHSC
Medical Director, MediFlight of Oklahoma/Tulsa Life Flight 5

Hometown: Born in Manila Philippines but moved to Oklahoma City when I was 4 years old. Been here since!

Residency: The University Hospitals/Children's Hospital of Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Interests: Love to snow ski in the winter, lake time in the summer.  

Fun Fact: In my younger days when OKC had a hockey team, I was able to keep up with the players (and beat most of them) in a BBQ eating contest.  I also kept up with them in beer quantity.

Favorite Tulsa Activity: Love seeing my family in Tulsa. Close 2nd is going to Lake Keystone to unwind.  Bonus is getting to see my Tulsa Life Flight crew and the OUDEM residents; I always learn something from them and leave with a smile on my face!

Academic Interests: Medical Student Education, Helicopter and ground EMS medical direction, Critical care, Healthcare administration

Christoph Schieche, MD

Assistant Clerkship Director
Director of Clinical Quality Improvement

Hometown: Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany

Emergency Medicine Residency: University of Oklahoma

Internal Medicine Residency: University of Oklahoma

General Surgery Internship: Klinikum Frankfurt, Oder, Germany

Internal Medicine Internship: Klinikum Bad Saarow, Germany

Medical School: Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Interests: Fishing, hunting, camping and cooking 

Fun Fact: I was in Berlin the night the Berlin wall fell and was one of the first people from East Germany to go to West Berlin. That was also the night I passed my first kidney stone. 

Favorite Tulsa Activity: Oktoberfest

Academic Interests: Resident Training "Hands on," History Medicine

Lori Whelan, MD

Vice Chair, Director of Emergency Ultrasound

Hometown: Beggs, Oklahoma

Residency: University of Pittsburgh

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma

Interests: Travel, cooking, lake time, anything with my 3 very active, crazy kids

Fun Fact: I have mad basketball skills

Favorite Tulsa Activity: The Gathering Place and going to the lake!

Academic Interests: Emergency Ultrasound, Women’s Health, Emergency Psychiatry, Palliative Care