2016 Speakers

2016 Symposium Speakers

Jason W. Beaman, D.O., M.S., MHP, FAPA
More Confused Than a Termite in a Yo-Yo: Treatment Strategies for Delirium

Dr. Beaman is chair of Psychiatry of OSU Center for Health Sciences.  He completed his medical degree here at OSU-CHS and is board certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry, and Family Medicine.  Dr. Beaman currently serves as the consulting liaison psychiatrist at OSU Medical Center.

Martin C. Burke, D.O.
The Evolving Implantable Cardioverter to Prevent Cardiac Arrest

Dr. Burke is Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago College of Medicine.  He earned his medical degree at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and is board certified in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiology.

Robert S. Busch, M.D., FACE
Let’s Not Sugar Coat the Facts

Dr. Busch is Director of Clinical Research at Albany Medical College Faculty Practice and founding member of the Endocrine Group.  He received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and is board certified in internal medicine as well as endocrinology and metabolism.

Justin D. Chronister, D.O.
Hypertension: Putting the Guidelines into Practice

Dr Chronister is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences.  Dr. Chronister earned his medical degree at the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed his internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins University Bayview Medical Center and was medical director for IPC Healthcare in Corpus Christi for 4 years before returning to Oklahoma State.

Andrew “Drew” S. Crawford, D.O., MBA, FACOI
Why Weight? The Clinical Implications of Obesity

Dr. Crawford earned his medical degree at the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and is a gastroenterologist with the St. John Physician Group in Tulsa.  Dr. Crawford is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and recently completed added qualification in obesity medicine.

Kevin J. Gordon, D.O.
Dermatological Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

Dr. Gordon is primarily a hospitalist at Alliance Health in Durant but also continues his outpatient clinic several days per week at Alliance Health Medical Group.  Dr. Gordon received his medical degree from OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Scott E. Hendrickson, D.O., FACOI
Screening and Surveillance in the Gut

Dr. Hendrickson is Gastroenterologist & Medical Director of Metabolic Services at CTCA Southwestern Regional Medical Center.  He completed his medical degree at OSU-COM and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

David F. Hitzman, D.O., MACOI
VBC: The Future of Healthcare

Dr. Hitzeman has been actively involved in osteopathic medicine for 40 years.  He is a graduate of the Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery.  He is a Professor of Medicine at OSU Center for Health Sciences and former Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency at OSU Medical Center.

Judith A. James, M.D., PhD
Are We Ready for Prevention in Rheumatology ?

Dr James is Chair of Arthritis and Clinical Immunology at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and holds the Lou Kerr Chair in biomedical research.  Dr. James completed her medical degree at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and is board certified in Rheumatology.  She currently serves the Health Sciences Center as Associate Vice Provost for Clinical and Translational Science; The George Lynn Cross Professor of Research; Professor of Medicine; and adjunct professor of pathology, microbiology, and immunology.

Paul H. Janda, D.O., J.D.
Neurologic Emergencies for the Internist

Dr. Janda is Neurology Residency Program Director at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas.  Dr. Janda earned his osteopathic medical degree at Touro University in California and is Board Certified in Neurology.  He has also completed a law degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Aaron Q. Lane, D.O.
Management of the Poisoned Patient

Dr. Lane is Emergency Medicine faculty at OSU Medical Center.  He completed his medical degree at Oklahoma State University COM and is board certified in Emergency Medicine.

Ann E. Stueve Lloyd, Pharm.D., BCPS-AQ ID
Right Drugs = Dead Bugs

Dr. Lloyd is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy and Saint Francis Hospital.  Dr. Lloyd completed her pharmacy degree at the University of Kansas and is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy with added qualifications in Infectious Diseases.

Randall K. McGivney, D.O., FCAP, MBA
Save Blood, Save Lives: Transfusion Practice Guidelines

Dr. McGivney is Chair of Pathology at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois.  He completed his medical degree here at OSU-COM and is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology.  Despite being a transplant to Illinois, he remains a loyal fan of the Cowboys.

Timothy A. Nokes, D.O.
Pulmonary Hypertension for the Primary Care Physician

Dr. Nokes practices Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine at Saint Francis Hospital.  Dr. Nokes completed his medical degree at OSU-COM and is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Heath D. White, D.O.
PE:  You Take My Breath Away

Dr. White is a Pulmonologist with Baylor Scott and White Health in Temple, Texas.  Dr. White completed his medical degree at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center  TCOM and is board certified in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine as well as Interventional Pulmonary and Lung Transplantation.  Dr. White is serving as interim director of the Medical ICU at Baylor Scott and White in Temple.

Andrew R. Zolopa, M.D.
ART in 2016: The Era of Integrase-based Therapy

Dr. Zolopa is affiliated with Viiv Healthcare.  He completed his medical degree at UCLA and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.  He serves as Emeritus Professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Tucker J. Harrison, D.O.
Moderator