Practice & Policy Lecture Series
 
 
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet: www.okdhs.org

The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma's emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Categories:
Aging
Child Care
Child Welfare
Customer Service
Developmental Disabilities
Domestic Violence
Economy
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Health Care
Leadership
Marriage and Family
Poverty Solutions
Technology

 

View picture of Dr. Mike Crutcher Dr. Mike Crutcher

Dr. Mike Crutcher was appointed commissioner of health by the Oklahoma State Board of Health on Nov. 13, 2003. An Oklahoma native, Crutcher previously served as deputy commissioner of Disease and Prevention Services of the Oklahoma State Department of Health, a position he had held since March 2001. Prior to that appointment, he had served as State Epidemiologist since joining the agency in 1995.

Crutcher received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 1980. After completing an internship at University of Oklahoma Hospitals, he began his medical career as a flight surgeon and preventive medicine officer for the U.S. Navy, serving 14 years. He obtained his master of public health degree and completed a residency in preventive medicine at Johns Hopkins University in 1988.

Crutcher retired in 2004 as a captain from the U.S. Naval Reserves. He currently holds adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Oklahoma College of Public Health and College of Medicine. He is board certified in preventive medicine.

 



Last Updated: June 18, 2015
 
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Street address: Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Mailing address: P.O. Box 25352, Oklahoma City, OK 73125
(405) 521-3646
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