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College of Allied Health Student Awards and Honors

Congratulations to Ruth Rasmussen, Phd student in the Department of Nutritional Sciences.  Ruth is the recipient of a Midwest Association of Allied Health Deans Legacy Scholarship.


Congratulations to Gustavo Martinez, a student in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences.  He received the SAAHD (Southern Association of Allied Health Deans) Student Leadership, Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Award for 2020. This award acknowledges health professions students who demonstrate sustained leadership to reduce health disparities and improve equity, diversity, and inclusion in society, particularly with respect to health issues, as determined by the student to stem from an established community need or inspired by the student’s personal circumstances.


Congratulations to  the following students who are the recipients of the 2020 Health Care Employers Scholarships. The scholarship program was funded by health care employers participating in the College of Allied Health Career Fair 2020.  

  • Shelby Dickerson
  • Jayden Sarabia
  • Melissa Sheffield
  • Hanna Stanton
  • Tiffany West

Contratulations to Mackenzie Davis, a Senior in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders.  She is the College of Allied Health Outstanding Senior for 2020-2021.  Mackenzie was recognized by President Harroz at a reception and ceremony this afternoon – Monday, November 9, 2020.


Gustavo Martinez is the 2020 recipient of the Brett and Mindy Lee Endowed Scholarship. The Brett and Mindy Lee Endowed Scholarship was generously funded by Brett and Mindy to provide scholarships to students in the College of Allied Health.  Brett and Mindy Lee, both from McAlester, Oklahoma, are University of Oklahoma alumni who have a passion for the healing professions and helping others, and now wish to give back to the University that has made such a difference in their lives. Brett Lee, PhD, DPT, MS is a 1998 physical therapy alumnus and is currently President of Texas Health Hospital Frisco. Mrs. Mindy Lee is a 2013 liberal studies alumna who has helped countless people through her clinical work in the dental field and tireless community volunteering efforts. 


Congratulations to the following students who are the 2019-2020 recipients:

  • Andrea Allison, Doctor of Physical Therapy program
  • Meghan Barrett, Master of Occupational Therapy program
  • Emily Bennett, Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders program
  • Siera Freeman, Doctor of Physical Therapy program
  • Chelsea Kress, Master of Occupational Therapy program
  • Bethany Williams, Doctor of Philosophy in Allied Health Sciences/Nutritional Sciences program
  • Jayden Williams, Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders program

These outstanding students were chosen based on active participation and leadership in student governance, outstanding professional and community service, and exemplary academic achievement.These outstanding students were chosen based on active participation and leadership in student governance, outstanding professional and community service, and exemplary academic achievement.


2020 Awards and Honors

Congratulations to  the following students who are the 2020-2021 recipients of the College of Allied Health Student Association Scholarships:

  • Brett Chase, Doctor of Physical Therapy program
  • Casey Crane, Doctor of Audiology program
  • Emily Crews, Master of Occupational Therapy program 
  • Mackenzie Davis, Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders program
  • Melissa Henniger, Master of Arts in Dietetics program
  • Gustavo Martinez, Doctor of Physical Therapy program
  • Jayden Williams, Doctor of Audiology program

These outstanding students were chosen based on active participation and leadership in student governance, outstanding professional and community service, and exemplary academic achievement.


Congratulations to the newly elected College of Allied Health Student Association officers who will take office at the end of the semester and serve in College and campus-wide leadership positions through spring 2021. Congratulations to the 2020-2021 College of Allied Health Student Association officers:  
 
President –  Jayden Williams
Vice-President OKC – Emily Carter 
Vice-President Tulsa –  Kelsi Clawson
Secretary: Mackenzie Davis
Treasurer: Beau Cobb
Senators:  Jessica Garner, Paige Gentling, Melissa Sheffield, Mallory Smith, Amanda Walker 


Congratulations to Jarren Thomas who was elected Treasurer for the 2020-2021 OU-Tulsa Student Government Association Executive Board. Jarren is a 2nd year DPT student in the Department of Rehab Sciences and has excelled in a variety of leadership roles.  


Congratulations to Gustavo Martinez, who was elected Treasurer for the 2020-2021 HSC Student Government Association Executive Board. Gus is a 2nd year DPT student in the Department of Rehab Sciences and has excelled in a variety of leadership roles.  


Congratulations to the following College of Allied Health students who were honored at the virtual HSC Campus Awards Ceremony this afternoon (Monday, April 20, 2020):                     

Regents’ Award for Outstanding Juniors

  •  Mackenzie Davis

Parents’ Association Outstanding Senior in the College of Allied Health

  • Katie Rock

Dean’s Awards for Academic Excellence 

  • Anna Fitzpatrick
  • Melissa Henniger
  • Samantha Mills
  • Alaina Nash
  • Emily Pollman
  • Tierani Richardson
  • Hanna Stanton
  • Abigail White
  • Kelsey Yeagle

 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Performance

  • Caitlyn Mathews, AudiologyKaty Litton , Clinical Dietetics
  • Pahoua Moua, Nuclear Medicine
  • Mitchell White, Occupational Therapy
  • Kayla Lovell, Physical Therapy
  • Rilee Spence, Radiation Therapy
  • Jennifer Lupton, Radiography
  • Brianna Goodwin, Sonography
  • Courtney Green, Speech-Language Pathology

College of Allied Health Outstanding Student Leadership Award

  • Taylor Sweeney

Multicultural Student Awards

  • Younes Rebbaj
  • Jayden Williams

Crimson Club  2020-2021 New Members

  • Jenni Burzycki
  • Cassidy Towe

 HSC Sooner Standard

  • Miranda Bartheld
  • Landry Briscoe
  • Sophia Dillon
  • Melissa Henniger
  • Karlee Howard
  • Kevin Huang
  • Yijin Liang
  • Justina Mayer
  • Sarah Patel
  • Taylor Sweeney
  • Jayden Williams
  • Rachel Zumstein

HSC Student Government Service

  • Ali Hosea
  • Bethany Williams