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Dr. Kent Teague

Assistant Vice President for Research

Dr. Kent Teague

Dr. Kent Teague, Assistant Vice President for Research, leads the research efforts at OU-Tulsa. Dr. Teague is a biomedical researcher who specializes in studying the effects of psychosocial stress and chronic inflammation on the immune system and the downstream effects on health. 

He earned a PhD in Immunology from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in 1995, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the field of immunology at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Denver in 1999. He joined the OU College of Medicine in 2000 where he directs the OU-Tulsa Integrative Immunology Center.

Dr. Teague is also the Associate Dean for Research for the OU-TU School of Community Medicine, a Professor in the OU Department of Surgery, an Adjunct Professor in the OU Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, an Adjunct Professor in the OU Department of Psychiatry, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Immunology at the OSU Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa. Dr. Teague holds the George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Community Medicine Research and is a member of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Academy of Teaching Scholars. Dr. Teague's Google Scholar Page.