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Wellness for Women Veterans 2023

Wellness for Women Veterans

Advancing Veteran Health Care


Friday, March 3, 2023

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Tandy Conference Center

OSU Center for Health Sciences  |  Tulsa


Join us for a day of national speakers, expert training and vendor networking to better support our women Veterans.


  • For participants that attend in-person, breakfast and lunch will be provided
  • 30+ vendor exhibition will be available all day
  • Attendance is free to participants and vendors
  • OSU Pete’s Pet Posse will be present to greet attendees
  • Presentation of colors will be provided by The Muscogee Nation


In-person and virtual attendance options available.

Register now and visit this page for further updates to speakers, agenda, and event details.


Specials Guests and Speakers


Johnny Stephens, Pharm.D.

President, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences


Kayse Shrum, D.O.

President, Oklahoma State University


The Rev. Cynthia Alexander

Chaplain, Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System


Jay Dawes, Ph.D.

Co-director of OSU Tactical Fitness & Nutrition Lab


Alisha Fry 

Suicide Prevention Clinical Social Worker, VA Oklahoma City Health Care System


Daphne Hillhouse

Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System


Shannon Hillier, D.O., MPH, 

Chief of psychiatry, Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System


Jill Joyce, Ph.D., R.D.

Assistant Professor, Interim, OSU Tactical Fitness & Nutrition Lab 


Megan Lowry

Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program

Grant Coordinator, Tribal Opioid Response, The Muscogee Nation


Heather McKibben

Public Contact Supervisor, VA Transition Assistance Program


Jamie Montegut

Eligibility & Enrollment Supervisor, Oklahoma City VA Medical Center 


Tracy Neal-Walden, Ph.D.

Chief Clinical Officer, Cohen Veterans Network


Amy Stephens

Military2VA Program Manager, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


Ishita Thakar, M.D., FACP

Internist, Oklahoma City VA Health Care System

Women Veteran Program Manager

Medical Director of the Oklahoma City VA Women's Clinic

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