James Tomasek, Ph.D. Dean, Graduate CollegePresentation Transcript
James Tomasek, Ph.D. Dean, Graduate College President’s Associates Presidential Professor of Cell Biology
The Graduate College University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Outline of Talk
What is the Graduate College?
How is your program part of the Graduate College?
What do you have to do to graduate?
What is the Graduate Student Association?
What other activities, opportunities, or services are there for graduate students?
GRADUATE COLLEGE Public Health Allied Health Nursing Pharmacy Dentistry Medicine 51 Graduate Faculty 112 Graduate Students 76 Graduate Faculty 56 Graduate Students 190 Graduate Faculty 162 Graduate Students 37 Graduate Faculty 15 Graduate Students 35 Graduate Faculty 17 Graduate Students 35 Graduate Faculty 248 Graduate Students
How Many of You?
618 graduate students are enrolled in more than 60 degree plans
Ph.D. Students 177
M.S. Students 416
Dual Degree Students 17
Who Are We? James J. Tomasek, Ph.D. Dean Scott Boeh Assistant Dean Karolyn Ruffin Graduate Program Coordinator Karen Bentley Administrative Coordinator Stephanie Starry Staff Assistant Brenda Callahan Special Programs Coordinator Cheryl Walk Administrative Secretary
Where Are We?
1000 Stanton L. Young Blvd.,
Oklahoma City, OK 73190
What Do We Do?
Oversee the GPiBS program and summer undergraduate research programs
Review and approve all graduate programs and courses
Approve all Graduate Faculty Appointments
Accept students into Health Sciences Center Graduate Programs
Monitor graduate students progress
Approve and process the appointments of GRA’s, GA’s, & GTA’s
Grant graduate degrees & certificates
Provide interdisciplinary courses and programs for all graduate students
Oversee academic appeals and cases of academic misconduct where appropriate
Recruit for all graduate programs at OUHSC
Graduate Medicine Programs
MS & Ph.D.
Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences-GPIBS
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Microbiology & Immunology
Genetic Counseling - MS Only
168 Graduate Students
16 Declared MD/PhD
*M.D./Ph.D. Available GRADUATE COLLEGE M.S. Ph.D.* M.D. P.A.
Nursing Graduate Programs *M.S./M.B.A. Available
Graduate Tracks (MS Only)
Clinical Nurse Specialist
248 Graduate Students
Current Satellite Locations
GRADUATE COLLEGE M.S.* B.S.
Allied Health Graduate Programs GRADUATE COLLEGE . B.S. M.A. M.O.T. M.P.T Au.D. M.S. Ph.D .
Graduate Programs (MS & Ph.D)
Allied Health Sciences
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Nutritional Sciences (MS only)
Rehabilitation Sciences (MS only)
Geriatrics/Gerontology (MS starting F’05)
112 Graduate Students
Public Health Graduate Programs *Dual Degrees Available
Graduate Programs (MS & Ph.D.)
Biostatistics & Epidemiology
Health Administration and Policy
Health Promotion Sciences
Occupational & Environmental Health
56 Graduate Students
M.S.* Ph.D.* MPH MHA Dr.PH GRADUATE COLLEGE
Pharmacy Graduate Programs M.S.* Ph.D. Pharm.D . *Pharm.D./M.S. Available
Graduate Tracks (MS & Ph.D.)
17 Graduate Students
Dentistry Graduate Programs
15 Graduate Students (MS Only)
GRADUATE COLLEGE B.S. D.D.S. M.S.
Graduate College Organization Curriculum Review Committee Graduate Faculty Appointments Committee Program Evaluation Committee Preparing Future Faculty Committee Research & Graduate Student Affairs Committee Graduate Student Appeals Board Graduate Council Graduate Dean
Must maintain a 3.0 GPA in all graduate courses.
Must maintain satisfactory progress on annual evaluations.
Must receive the grade of S in 5980 or 6980.
Students on probation must receive permission of the Graduate College to enroll.
Students on academic probation will be evaluated at the end of each subsequent semester.
The probationary requirements must be met within 9 credit hours of graded graduate course work or one calendar year from being placed on probation, whichever comes first.
Students who fail to meet criteria during probationary period may be denied future enrollment.
The responsibility for academic evaluations of students rests with the faculty. If a student feels he or she has received a prejudiced or capricious evaluation by an instructor, and if he or she is unable to resolve the matter in conference with the instructor or the departmental chair, an appeal may be made to the appeals board of the college offering the course.
General Exam, Thesis, Dissertation
The Graduate College hears all appeals involving qualifying examinations, comprehensive examinations, general examinations, 5980 (thesis) or (6980) dissertation courses and/or disagreements that may jeopardize the continued enrollment of the student in the Graduate College or graduate program, and other matters of controversy not specifically covered in the Student Handbook.
The policy regarding dishonest work is detailed in the Academic Misconduct Code, which describes academic misconduct as:
Cheating: the use of unauthorized materials, methods, or information in any academic exercise, including improper collaboration
Plagiarism: the representation of the words or ideas of another as one's own
Fabrication: the falsification or invention of any information or citation in an academic exercise
Destruction, misappropriation, or unauthorized possession of University property or the property of another
Bribery or intimidation
Assisting others in any act proscribed by this Code
Attempting to engage in such acts.
Graduate College Courses
GPiBS Core Courses (12)
BMSC 6012 Molecular Systems I
BMSC 6023 Molecular Systems II
BMSC 6053 Cellular Systems I
BMSC 6052 Cellular Systems II
BMSC 6100 Lab Rotation
BMSC 5221 Journal Club
BMSC 6136 Immunology
BMSC 6101 Neurobiology
BMSC 6111 Integrative Physiology
BMSC 6121 Molecular Basis of Human Disease
BMSC 5001 Integrity in Scientific Research
BMSC 4050 Fundaments of Scientific Writing
BMSC 6202 PFF – Instructional Methods
BMSC 6300 PFF – Supervised Teaching Experience
Graduate College Web Page http://w3.ouhsc.edu/graduate/
Doctoral Committee must first be approved by program
Once Doctoral Committee is approved by the Graduate College the student is accepted as a matriculated student.
Non-Matriculated Doctoral Student (Cont.)
Matriculated Doctoral Student
Enroll in a minimum of two credit hours of 6980 each semester following your initial enrollment. More hours are required to maintain GRA position.
Submit annually to the Graduate College a progress report performed by the Doctoral Committee.
Students should meet with Doctoral Committee at least every 6 months and discuss research progress
Defense of Doctoral Dissertation
Prepare reading copy of dissertation and receive approval from dissertation advisor.
Submit reading copy to Graduate College with approval of advisor and a request to approve final dissertation committee.
Distribute reading copies to committee for approval.
Graduate College must receive from dissertation committee approval of reading copy.
Graduate College will perform degree check.
When reading copy and degree check are approved by the Graduate College the student may schedule dissertation defense.
All reading copy and graduation related deadlines are printed in the class schedule.
Defense of Doctoral Dissertation (Cont.)
At least 10 business days before the defense the student must submit to the Graduate College a formal announcement of your defense
Within 72 hours after the defense, submit the authority report form with the results signed by all committee members to the Graduate College.
Within 60 days after passing the dissertation defense, submit your dissertation to the Graduate College.
If all graduation requirements, including the depositing of the dissertation, are not complete prior to the start of the next semester students will be required to enroll in an additional 2 hours of 6980.
OUHSC Student Governance OUHSC Student Association Allied Health Student Association Pharmacy Student Association Public Health Student Association Medicine Graduate Student Association Nursing Student Association Graduate College Student Association Medicine Student Association Dentistry Student Association
GSA is the student governance board of the graduate students at the Health Sciences Center.
Every Graduate Student is a member
Portion of the fees paid each semester funds GSA and its activities
Graduate College serves as Advisor and meets regularly with the Graduate Student Association
Medicine GSA Representatives for 2005-2006
GSA Executive Officers for 2005-2006
Pamela Williams, Chairperson
Rebecca Bourn, Secretary
Melanie Goodman, Treasurer
Graduate Student Association Graduate Student Association Web Page http://w3.ouhsc.edu/graduate/gsa/index.htm
GSA Annual Activities
Graduate Research, Education, and Technology Symposium (GREAT)
Distinguished Lecture Awards
Travel Grants for Graduate Students
Research Grants for Graduate Students
AEL & Distinguished Graduates Awards Luncheon
Various social events throughout the year
Graduate Student Association (Cont.)
GREAT – Graduate Research Education and Technology Symposium
March 28th - March 30 th
All HSC Students are invited to participate
Competitive Poster & Oral Presentations
Workshops and Keynote addresses offered throughout program
Preparing Future Faculty
One-year interdisciplinary program comprised of a two-course sequence designed to offer students a specialization in the professorate.
"Methods" course offered through the Graduate College would contain didactic and demonstration units to familiarize students with the research, teaching, and service demands of an academic position.
Laboratory or practicum where participants are teamed with a mentor to gain actual teaching experience. Teaching experiences may be at neighboring institutions.
Graduate students are encouraged to obtain their own independent fellowships
Students may receive stipend above $20,000 if fellowship is external and peer-reviewed
Graduate College will increase stipend level by $2,000/year
University Counseling Services http://w3.ouhsc.edu/graduate/
Graduate College - OUHSC Graduate College 1000 Stanton L. Young Blvd., Library 258 Oklahoma City, OK 73190 Website: http://www.ouhsc.edu/graduate e-mail: [email_address] Phone: 405-271-2085 Fax: 405-271-1155