James was formally inducted into the National Academy of Medicine on Oct. 7, 2023, during a ceremony held at the academy’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
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James is the first woman from an Oklahoma institution – and fifth overall Oklahoma-based scientist – elected to the 52-year-old academy.
When Dr. William Thurman, above, took the helm of OMRF, he brought the lab coat he’d worn since his days training as a pediatric oncologist. That powder-blue garment, along with the bow ties he favored, would become synonymous with OMRF throughout the 1980s (and most of the 1990s). But his sartorial flourishes would prove the […]
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