2018 Speakers

2018 Symposium Speakers

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Reza J. Azadi, D.O.
When the Heart Robs the Kidneys – Cardiorenal Syndrome

Dr. Azadi is a nephrologist at Nephrology Specialists of Oklahoma. He received his medical degree from the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

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Jason W. Beaman, D.O.
Squirrel!!! Treating ADHD in the Adult

Dr. Beaman is the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences and the Medical Director for the OSU Psychiatry Project ECHO. He earned his medical degree at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Beaman is board certified in Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine.

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Sheldon C. Berger, D.O., FACOI
That Looks Like a Shrunken Raisin – Chronic Complications of Cirrhosis

Dr. Berger completed his medical degree at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences before a residency in Internal Medicine at TRMC and Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at the Chicago Osteopathic Hospital System. He is a partner at Gastroenterology Specialists and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

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Steven C. Buck, D.O., FACOI
What’s up! My Patient is Not Getting Chemo?

Buck is a Medical Oncologist at the Oklahoma Cancer Specialists and Research Institute and clinical faculty member at OSU-CHS. He earned his medical degree from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Buck also serves as an affiliate researcher with NCCN designated trials via Stephenson Cancer Center and local phase II and III pharmaceutical trails.

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Robert S. Busch, M.D., FACE
Protecting our Sweethearts: Diabetes Update

Dr. Busch is Director of Clinical Research at Albany Medical College Faculty Practice and founding member of the Community Endocrine Group. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Dr. Busch received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and is board certified in internal medicine as well as endocrinology and metabolism.

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Jennifer Clark, M.D., FAAP
Palliative Care: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Dr. Clark is an Palliative Care Physician at Hillcrest Medical Center. She completed her medical degree at the University of Kansas and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Clark has a special interest in integrative medicine and healthcare system design.

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Sharolyn D. Cook, D.O.
Vascular Disease for the Internist

Dr. Cook is the Interventional Cardiology Program Director at the OSU Medical Center. She earned her medical degree from University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, MO and is board certified in Internal Medicine, General Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology.

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John J. Cush, M.D.
Snap! Crackle! Pop! 7 Ways to Diagnose Arthritis

Dr. Cush is the Director of Clinical Rheumatology at Baylor Research Institute. He completed his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

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Darrin C. D’Agostino, D.O., MPH, MBA
Population Health

Dr. D’Agostino serves as Executive Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He earned his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and his Masters in Public Health at the University of Texas. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine.

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Michael D. Harper, M.D., FAAEM
To Breathe or Not To Breathe – ECMO

Dr. Harper is a Transplant Intensivist, with the Integris Baptist Medical Center, Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Insititute. He received his medical degree at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine and is board certified in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine.

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Elizabeth K. Harris, D.O., FACOOG
Down There

Dr. Harris is an Obstetrician and Gynecologic Surgeon at Warren Clinic / Saint Francis Hospital. She earned her medical degree from the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology through the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Jason L. Henderson, D.O.
Take My Breath Away: COPD Update

Dr. Henderson is currently an Attending Physician at Saint Francis Hospital. He completed his medical degree at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine.

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Jay K. Johnson, D.O.
A Gray Matter: Understanding Concussion

Dr. Johnson is a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at the OSU Center for Health Sciences. He completed his medical degree at the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and his residency in neurology at the University of New Mexico. He is board certified in Neurology.

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Adam M. Karpman, D.O.
Repair That Valve! Managing Aortic Stenosis with a Minimally Invasive Focus

Dr. Karpman is Medical Director of Cardiac Quality at the Rehabilitation and Heart Failure Clinic of Saint Francis Hospital. He earned his medical degree from University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology.

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Michele L. Neil-Sherwood, D.O., FACOI
Uncovering the Roots of Disease: A Functional Medicine Approach

Dr. Neil-Sherwood is owner/CEO of the Functional Medical Institute in Tulsa. Dr. Neil-Sherwood completed her medical degree at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine.

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Jeffrey S. Stroup, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
The Right Drug for The Right Bug

Dr. Stroup serves as Interim VP of Strategy and Professor of Medicine at the of Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. He completed his Doctor of Pharmacy at Albany College of Pharmacy and is board certified in Pharmacotherapy.

Larry L. Johnston, D.O.
Moderator