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OU Medicine COVID 19- Public Update

  • Category: OU Medicine Experts Discuss Covid-19

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The OU Medicine healthcare enterprise is committed to reducing the risk of the spread of COVID-19 through proactive planning, prevention, and education.

As Oklahoma's only academic healthcare system, we are working as leaders in public health and epidemiology across OU Medicine’s hospitals and the OU Health Sciences Center to create processes and protocols to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We are also actively working with the Oklahoma State Department of Health and other health systems across the region to respond to this public health crisis. To find more information, visit


Welcome: Jennifer Schultz, Senior Vice President, OU Medicine

OU Medicine Preparedness for COVID-19 as an Enterprise: Chuck Spicer, FACHE, President and CEO OU Medicine, Inc. and Jason Sanders, M.D., OU Health Sciences Center Senior Vice President and Provost

Importance of Preparedness in Hospitals to Ensure We can Care for the Patients/Hospital’s New Visitor Policy/Return to Work Guidelines for Healthcare Personnel: Linda Salinas, MD, Epidemiologist, OU Medical Center

What is a Pandemic? What Trends Are We Seeing? : Aaron Wendelboe, Ph.D., Epidemiologist, OU Hudson College of Public Health

Why is it Important to “Bend the Curve”? How Does the Public Play a Roll in Bending the Curve?: Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH, Enterprise Chief Quality Officer, OU Medicine

How Can You Help Stop the Spread/What To Do If You Are Exposed/Screening vs. Testing: Douglas Drevets, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases, OU Medicine

Guidelines for Pregnant Women: Rodney Edwards, MD, Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, The Children’s Hospital