More than 100 high school students attended the Oklahoma State University’s College of Medicine’s Operation Orange event Tuesday.
The mini medical camp, designed to inform students about educational opportunities and careers in the field of medicine, was hosted by Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Students from Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas attended the sessions in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.
Participants were involved in hands-on demonstrations; met current Oklahoma State University medical students; studied human anatomy with a heart, lungs and brain; performed intubations by using a simulator; and learned more about career opportunities in the healthcare field.
Offering remarks to the students were were OSU Center for Health Sciences CEO Dr. Johnny Stephens; OSU Center for Health Sciences President Dr. Kayse Shrum; Chief Gary Batton of The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; and Southeastern president Sean Burrage.
Submitted by SE.