Speakers

PDF versions of the presentations will be available the week of the conference.

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Robert Aran, DO

When #2 Needs a Second Look, and Other Common Outpatient Management Tips

Dr. Aran is a gastroenterologist at Warren Clinic and Adjunct Clinical Professor with OSU. Dr. Aran completed his medical degree at Oklahoma State Centers for Health Sciences, trained at OSU Medical Center followed by a fellowship with OSU at Saint Francis, and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

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Corey R. Babb, DO, FACOOG, IF, MSCP

Updates in Hormone Replacement Therapy

Dr. Babb is the owner and medical director at The Haven Center for Sexual Medicine and Vulvovaginal Disorders. Dr. Babb completed his medical degree at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, trained at OU-Tulsa and OSU Medical Center, and is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition, he is a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, a Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner, and a member in the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disorders. Considered a world expert in the fields of vaginismus and sexual medicine, Dr. Babb is one of four providers in the world trained in the Pacik Multimodal Botox Program under Anesthesia and co-authored the definitive study establishing a five-point grading scale for vaginismus, published in the journal Sexual Medicine. Currently, Dr. Babb serves on the board of directors for ISSWSH, is a reviewer for multiple sexual medicine journals, is a respected lecturer and educator, and has been featured in numerous national and international publications.

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Jason Beaman, DO, MS, MPH

Proper Prescribing of Controlled Substances

Dr. Beaman is a graduate of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following graduation, he completed simultaneous residencies in Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Oklahoma. After residency, Dr. Beaman completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University as well as a Master’s in Pharmacology with an emphasis in Forensics at the University of Florida. He also received a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Beaman is board certified in Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Jason Beaman is a leading expert in the opioid epidemic and has served as one of Oklahoma’s leading experts in litigation against pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Beaman’s research has focused on the origins of the epidemic and the epidemiology of substance use. His research includes serving as a primary investigator of the NIJ funded Oklahoma Methamphetamine Data Initiative.

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Heather Bell, DO

Managing PCN Allergy From an Antimicrobial Stewardship Aspect

Dr. Bell is a graduate of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine in Tulsa through the University of Oklahoma followed by her infectious disease fellowship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. She holds board certification from the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine in both internal medicine and ID.

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Ranelle Bracy-Lewis, DO

Treatment of Depression and Anxiety In the Primary Care Setting

Dr. Lewis is a child and adolescent psychiatrist working as Southwest Behavioral Health Medical Director for Humana Healthy Horizons. Dr. Lewis completed her medical degree at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, trained at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine in General Psychiatry followed by a fellowship at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Lewis is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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Kristen Cross, ADN, RN

Changing the Face of Lung Cancer

Kristin is Lung Screening Nurse Navigator at The Lung Center at Hillcrest. Kristen completed her medical training at Northeastern A&M College of Nursing. Kristen has a background in Critical Care Nursing, with a focus on pulmonary medicine for the past 10 years.

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Micah Derby, DO

The Return of Syphilis

Dr. Derby is an assistant clinical professor at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. He completed his medical degree at OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and then his Internal Medicine Residency at OSU Medical Center. Dr. Derby is board certified in Internal Medicine.

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Muna Hale, DO

Chronic Kidney Disease Management Pearls

Dr. Hale is a Nephrologist at Nephrology Specialists of Tulsa. Dr. Hale completed her medical degree at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, trained at OSU Medical Center, followed by a fellowship at OU School of Community Medicine, and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Dr. Hale also did additional training during her fellowship specializing in glomerular diseases.

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Bradley Hardy, DO

AI in Medicine

Dr. Hardy completed medical school at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and trained at OSU Medical Center. Dr. Hardy is a board-certified family practice physician specializing in the health and wellness of adolescent and adult patients.

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Douglas Nolan, DO

Diabetes Type 2 – A Primary Care Perspective of Non-Insulin Medications

Dr. Nolan is Associate Dean of Tribal Health Affairs at OSU-COM at Cherokee Nation. Dr. Nolan completed his medical degree at OSU Family Medicine and is board certified in Family Medicine and OMM.

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Rachael Pattison, DO

Changing the Face of Lung Cancer

Dr. Pattison is a pulmonary and critical care physician at Hillcrest Medical Center. Dr. Pattison earned her medical degree from the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, trained at Baylor Scott and White followed by a fellowship at Baylor Scott and White, and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. She is also a member of American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society and American Medical Association.

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Philip Ridgway, DO

Preventative Medicine: 2024 Update

Dr. Ridgway is one of the Clinical Assistant Professors of Osteopathic Muscle Manipulation at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Ridgway completed his medical degree at OSU OMECO Tulsa Family Medicine Program and if board certified in Family Medicine.

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Noah Stratton, DO, FACP, DipABLM

Lifestyle Medicine

Dr. Stratton is Associate Program Director for Internal Medicine at Baylor Scott and White Health in Temple, Texas. Dr. Stratton completed his medical degree at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, trained at Scott and White Hospital and is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr Stratton is also certified in Lifestyle Medicine.

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Nicholas Thompson, DO, CAQSM

Pickleball: Injuries, Treatment, and Prevention

Dr. Thompson is a Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician at Tulsa Bone and Joint Associates. Dr. Thompson completed his medical degree at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, trained at OMECO/ OSU Family Medicine Residency followed by a fellowship at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, and is board certified in Family Medicine. He holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.

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Glennda Tiller, DO

Healthcare Disparities and the Physician’s Role in Affirming Care

Dr. Tiller is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Oklahoma State University. Dr. Tiller completed their medical degree at Oklahoma State University OMECO Family Medicine and is board certified in Family Medicine and OMT.

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William H. Woods, DO

Maintaining Sepsis Compliance with the CMS SEP-1 Quality Measures

Dr. Woods is a clinical associate professor at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. He completed his medical degree at OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at OSU Medical Center. Dr. Woods is board certified in Internal Medicine. Additionally, he serves as a physician advisor for the SEP-1 compliance initiative at OSUMC and serves additional roles as the Chair of Clinical Documentation Improvement, the Chair of Utilization Review, and serves on the Medical Executive Committee at OSUMC.

Moderators

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Amanda Carey, DO

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Greg Gray, DO

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Curtis Mirkes, DO

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John Westlake, DHA, MHA, BSN, RN