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OSUIT Academic Affairs
1801 E. 4th Street
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Randy S. Wymore, Ph.D.
Dr. Wymore serves as the interim provost at the Oklahoma State University Institute
of Technology in Okmulgee.
Randy S. Wymore was born in Fresno, CA, where he spent the first half of his life.
With the transfer of college credits from Fresno Community College and Cal-State Fresno,
he completed his B.S. in Animal Physiology at the University of California, Davis,
where he spent his entire time as a Regents Scholar. Randy Wymore then entered the
Ph.D. program at UC Irvine and devoted his work to the study of potassium channels
in the heart and nervous system. He completed his Ph.D. in physiology and biophysics
Dr. Wymore did his post-doctoral work on the characterization of potassium and pacemaker
channels in the heart and nervous system at the State University of New York at Stony
Brook. After living in California and New York, he moved to Oklahoma where he accepted
a position at the University of Tulsa. After receiving tenure at the University of
Tulsa, Dr. Wymore moved across the Arkansas River to the Oklahoma State University
Center for Health Sciences. He has been an associate professor of pharmacology since
2007 and was the Associate Dean for Curriculum at the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
in Tulsa and Tahlequah from 2018-2023.
Dr. Wymore has been a coauthor of seventeen articles published in peer-reviewed scientific
journals and a contributing author of one book and one review article. His most recent
journal articles have been on the role of potassium channels in cancer. Current research
focuses on the etiology of Morgellons disease.
Dr. Wymore is a Costin Scholar and has served as an item writer and a member of the
Standard Setting Committee for the COMLEX Level I licensure exam of the National Board
of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME).
Prior to her role as Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Grammer served
as Cooperative Alliance Coordinator and Assistant Registrar/Prior Learning Assessment
& Articulation Services Coordinator at OSUIT.
She serves as a Federal Compliance Peer Reviewer on the Higher Learning Commission;
chair of the President’s Retention Task Force; and several other higher education
Grammer has also worked as an instructor at Meridian Technology Center as well as
a laboratory technician and laboratory manager at the Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic
Grammer earned a master’s degree in Teaching, Learning and Leadership in 2011 and
a bachelor’s degree in Zoology in 2000 from Oklahoma State University-Stillwater;
and she earned a certificate of mastery in Prior Learning Assessment from the Council
for Adult & Experiential Learning in Chicago in 2014.
Patricia M. McDonald
It is my calling to serve.
Hey, I'm Patricia! I've been rockin' the biz world for almost four decades, lending
my admin, project, creative, and communication expertise to both big and small companies.
I'm a master of biz admin, project coordination, graphic design, and office management,
always striving to provide top-notch executive and personal support.
My journey started way back in high school when I was a receptionist. From there,
I worked my way up to supporting top-level execs and their teams. I joined OSUIT in March 2021 as the Administrative Assistant for Marketing + Communications
and shuffled over to the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs in October 2021.
I'm a firm believer in sharing my gifts and talents with the world and spreading love.