People

Jennifer  Richardson

Director, Recruitment and Admissions

Pharmacy Student Affairs

Phone 405-271-6484  x47826
Fax 405-271-3830
Office  
Email jennifer-richardson@ouhsc.edu

Research Summary

Research Interests

Diversity in health professions admissions; Correlations of cognitive & non-cognitive admissions criteria and program performance; Recruitment methods to address healthcare disparities; Effectiveness of multicultural focus on recruitment and acceptance of URM to health professions schools; Non-traditional student performance in distance learning settings; Correlations between standardized admissions tests and board exams for licensure

Education & Experience

Education
  • B.A., SOSU, English & History, 1999
  • M.S., NSU, Student Personnel Services, in progress
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Director, Admissions & Recruitment, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa OK, 1997-2001
  • Assistant Director, Application Services, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Washington, DC

Honors & Service

Memberships

  • 1993-Present: Member, National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP)
  • 1993-Present: Member, Southern Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • 1993-Present: Member,Oklahoma Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers (OACRAO)
  • 1993-Present: Member, Sigma Tau Delta, English Honor Sorority
Service
  • 2004 Member, Timesheet Management Committee-AACOM
  • 2004-2005 Chair, Application Services & Research, Reorganizational sub-committee-AACOM
  • 2001-2005 Liaison, Council of Osteopathic Medical Student Services Officers-AACOM
  • 2000-2001 SACRAO International, Professional, Graduate Admissions Program Committee member

Selected Publications & Presentations

  1. Woo Wed: Retention Strategies for Professional School Accepted Applicants Southern Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers (SACRAO) Spring 2001 Presenter
  2. Around the Semester in 80 Days: The Academic Calendar Southern Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers (SACRAO)Spring 2000 Co-presenter
  3. A.J. Cheney's Spanish Meat Goats and Guard Dogs, Short Story Green Eggs Hamlet, SOSU Literary Journal 1997