Greater Tulsa Reporter
TWO TULSA ANNIVERSARIES: Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), in May, celebrated the hospital’s 25th anniversary in Tulsa. Also present at the event were Karl and Pattie Berens, Bixby residents who first met as CTCA employees. In December 2015, they will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. From left are Steve Mackin, CTCA COO; Shawn Stephenson, CTCA-Tulsa board member and Rising Tide Foundation chairman; his wife, Morgan Stephenson; Karl Berens, CTCA-Tulsa assistant vice president, Administration; Pattie Berens, CTCA-Tulsa senior oncology specialist; Richard J Stephenson, CTCA founder and chairman of the Board; Gerard van Grinsven, CTCA president and CEO; Robert W. Mayo, CTCA vice chairman of the Board; and Richard Haldeman, CTCA-Tulsa president and CEO.Read More
To improve cardiovascular health in Oklahoma, a $15 million grant will advance work by researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and the School of Community Medicine in Tulsa in collaboration with health professionals statewide.Read More
This year, Stone Canyon is one of more than 30 sites throughout the U.S. to become home to a St. Jude Dream Home as a part of the St. Judge Dream Home Giveaway.
The four-bedroom, 3,800-square-foot home is located at 7031 N. Scissortail Ct. and was built by Epic Custom Homes.
The saying goes, “We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.” That saying embodies the words and actions of Loretta Brunetti.Read More
Western Days 2015: “Celebrating Saint Simeon’s, Where Caring Really Matters” will be held Sept. 15 at Central Park Hall at Expo Square. Saint Simeon’s Western Days 2015 event will mark the 19th year for this fundraising event that benefits Saint Simeon’s Foundation. This year’s event will support operations of Saint Simeon’s Episcopal Home, a senior living community.Read More
The American Heart Association’s 44th annual Tulsa Heart Ball was held on Feb. 7 at the Exchange Center at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St. The Tulsa Heart Ball raises money for cardiovascular research and programs to improve the health of the community.Read More
The Margaret Hudson Program will hold its annual Sweet Cravings fundraiser March 28, 7-10 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel-Warren Place, 6110 S. Yale Ave. Patrons will be able to sample sweets and desserts from Tulsa’s finest restaurants and confectionaries. Hors d’oeuvres will also be served. The event will include a silent auction of baskets filled with themed goodies, such as sports events, weekend getaways, spa and beauty retreats, and dinner parties. Patrons will be entertained in style with jazz performed by the Sounds of Music Orchestra Little Big Band. KOTV news anchor Lori Fullbright will serve as emcee.Read More
Construction is underway on Prairie House Assisted Living and Memory Care, a new senior living community being built on the campus of St. John Broken Arrow in Oklahoma.Read More
At 26 years old, Andrew Ames was nearly 350 pounds and taking four medications daily, with a family history of obesity, heart attacks, diabetes and strokes.
“I saw that I was falling into a sedentary lifestyle, and I made the conscious decision to make a positive change,” he says.
St. John Health System has announced plans for a comprehensive outpatient cancer care center to be built on the St. John Broken Arrow campus, 1000 W. Boise Circle. The facility will be designed as a stand-alone, state-of-the-art outpatient facility providing convenient cancer treatment services to patients in eastern Oklahoma.Read More
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences researchers were honored with first and second place in the President’s Cup for Creative Interdisciplinary Competition at the University Awards Convocation in Stillwater recently.Read More
Citizens from the Tulsa area shared hope with families in need by delivering waiting room survival kits to families in 14 Tulsa-area hospitals on Dec. 4. Hospitality House of Tulsa, located at 1135 S. Victor Ave., kicked off its annual Night of Hospitality with a musically-synchronized light show, holiday treats and a visit from Santa.Read More
A new emergency room has opened its doors in midtown Tulsa. The Emergency Center at Hillcrest Medical Center, opened in mid-November, is located at 1125 South Trenton Ave.Read More
The Oklahoma State University Family Health and Nutrition Clinic is taking its mission to improve the health of Tulsa-area children into public schools.Read More
As health care costs continue to rise and more individuals find their health risks becoming realities, many are looking for ways to take proactive control of their health.Read More