Scott Cyrus, D.O., FACOP is a 1991 graduate of the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. He practices pediatric medicine in Tulsa at Children and Adolescent Medical Services, Inc. Dr. Cyrus currently serves as President of the ACOP. Scott has served numerous roles within the American Osteopathic Association, currently as vice-chair of the AOA Bureau of Osteopathic Specialty Societies and serving as AOA convention chair for OMED 2013. He was recognized in 2010 as a Mentor of the Year finalist and continues to support students at OSU-COM and elsewhere.
MOUSUMI SOM, D.O. – Vice Chairman
Dr. Som serves as assistant professor of Internal medicine and residency program director for the internal medicine training program at Oklahoma State University Medical Center. Dr. Som is a 2006 graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Forth Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at OSU Medical Center in 2009. Dr. Som is secretary of the professional staff at OSUMC and NBOME Internal Medicine COMAT Chairman.
DANNY THOMASON, D.O. – Secretary/Treasurer
Dr. Thomason practices Family Medicine with the Utica Park Clinic. He graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and subsequently completed his family medicine residency at Tulsa Regional Medical Center in 2004. He served as a clinical faculty member and associate residency program director at the OSU Center for Health Sciences until 2006. Mr. Thomason divides his time between his clinical practice and administrative responsibilities related to medical informatics for the system.
Sherri L. Wise, CPA – President/CEO
Sherri Wise has served as President and CEO of the Osteopathic Founders Foundation since 1996. She is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma and holds certification in Oklahoma as a Certified Public Accountant.
Ms. Wise serves in a variety of volunteer activities both locally and nationally. She was appointed to the Oklahoma Science and Technology Research and Development Board by Governor Brad Henry and reappointed by Governor Mary Fallin to her third term of service. She chairs the Oklahoma Seed Capital Investment Fund for the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology.
Ms. Wise is President of the National Association of Osteopathic Foundations and represents that group as an appointee to the American Osteopathic Association’s Council of Women’s, Men’s, LGBTQ Health Issues and the AOA Bureau of State Government Affairs. She serves ex-officio to the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association Bureau on Legislation. Ms. Wise served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Osteopathic Foundation and continues to serve the AOF as a member of the Council on Grants and Awards. She was awarded the Horizon Award by the American Osteopathic Foundation in 2005. Ms. Wise is former Chairman of the Oklahoma Educational Foundation for Osteopathic Medicine.
Locally, Ms. Wise is a long -time volunteer for Special Olympics having served on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Oklahoma and as a member of the President’s Advisory Council for Special Olympics International. Currently, she coordinates health services for Special Olympics state competitions.
Ms. Wise is a member of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Oklahoma Planned Giving Council. She is an alumna of Leadership Tulsa.
Laura is a graduate of the Kansas City UMB. She completed her radiology residency here at OSU Medical Center and has recently retired from Diagnostic Imaging Associates after a 35 year career. She earned a master’s degree in counseling psychology in 2014 and serves as a member of the board of directors for the National Center for Transgender Equality and as the Physician Advisor for the Heartland Division of Planned Parenthood.
Dr. Beal is an OSU-COM grad who completed his OB-GYN residency at TRMC. After serving as a faculty member and director of the OB-GYN program, he entered private practice with Tulsa OB-Gyn Associates. We congratulate him on being honored with the Foundation’s 2016 Outstanding Physician Award.
Tom is a graduate of OSU-COM and completed his otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery residency at OSU Medical Center. He entered private practice in 2003 and is president of Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists of Tulsa. In 2013 he began serving as program director of the otolaryngology/facial plastic surgery residency which allowed the program to continue training residents in Oklahoma. Tom’s contributions to the profession were recognized when he was honored as the Foundation’s Outstanding Physician in 2014.
Patti W. Shaw, D.O.
Dr. Shaw is a 1997 graduate of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She entered the Internal Medicine residency program at Tulsa Regional Medical Center (OSUMC) where she served as Chief Resident. Following completion of her training, Dr. Shaw was appointed Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at OSU-COM and practices general internal medicine with Utica Park Clinic. Dr. Shaw currently serves as President of the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association and as a member of the board of directors for the Oklahoma Educational Foundation for Osteopathic Medicine.
Jeffrey S. Stroup, Pharm.D.
Jeff is the Interim Vice President for Strategy at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences and COO for Oklahoma State University Medical Authority and Trust. He received his Doctorate of Pharmacy at Albany College of Pharmacy of Union University in Albany, New York.
Henry G. Will, J.D.
Henry G. Will is a member of Conner & Winters, LLP, where he is a director and partner and has practiced law since January 1, 1966. 2015 was his 50th continuous year of practice as a lawyer with Conner & Winters. His practice areas include estate planning and exempt organizations. He has been listed as a “Best Lawyer” in Oklahoma for over 27 years and as a “Super Lawyer” in Oklahoma each year since 2006. A member of ACTEC since 1996, he is a regular presenter at professional seminars. Henry has been a member of numerous exempt organization boards of directors and has served as president and chairman of many of them including Tulsa Philharmonic, Tulsa Opera, Dillon International and The Center for Individuals with Physical Disabilities. He is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School.
Kenneth E. Calabrese, D.O., Director Emeritus
Dr. Calabrese is a 1970 graduate of the Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery (KCUMB). After completing his rotating internship at Lakeside Hospital he entered the Internal Medicine residency program at Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital (OSUMC). In 1977 he completed a Nephrology and Hypertension Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic and returned to OOH to begin his practice and develop end stage renal dialysis services for the hospital. Dr. Calabrese is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine.Treatment Centers of America.