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April 30, 2011

OU dean to serve as provost of Health Sciences Center

NORMAN — Dr. Dewayne Andrews, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center teacher and physician, will become provost and senior vice president of the OU Health Sciences Center, effective July 1, subject to approval of the OU Board of Regents at its May meeting, OU President David L. Boren announced Friday.

According to a news release, Andrews currently serves as executive dean of the OU College of Medicine and vice president for Health Affairs.

He will succeed Joe Ferretti as provost of the OU Health Sciences Center, the release states. 

Andrews will serve not only as provost and senior vice president, but he will also continue in his current role as executive dean of the OU College of Medicine, OU President David Boren said in the release.

Andrews is a David Ross Boyd Professor of Medicine and holds the Lawrence N. Upjohn Chair in Medicine.  He earned his medical degree in 1970 from the OU College of Medicine and completed his postdoctoral training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and OU Health Sciences Center. He joined the faculty at the OU College of Medicine in 1977 as assistant professor, earning promotions to associate professor, before becoming professor of medicine in 1988.

At OU, Andrews has held a variety of leadership positions, serving most recently as vice president for Health Affairs and executive dean of the OU College of Medicine since 2002. 

He is the recipient of numerous awards, including twice being honored with the Aesculapian Award for Excellence in Teaching. He also has been recognized with the Regents’ Award for Superior Professional and University Service and OU’s Outstanding Medicine Faculty Award. He was named Physician of the Year-Academic Medicine by the OU College of Medicine Alumni Association in 1995 and was honored with being named a Master of the American College of Physicians in 2004. 

Active in numerous professional societies and organizations, Andrews has served as governor of the Oklahoma chapter of the American College of Physicians, as chairman for the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and chairman of the Section on Medical Schools of the American Medical Association.  He serves as a member of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, which is the accrediting body for U.S. medical schools.

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