Purpose & Mission Statement


To improve the care of patients with neurologic disease in the state of Oklahoma and region


To provide the highest quality service in neurologic patient care and education and to perform the highest quality research in clinical science, education, and basic science


Guiding Principles

Excellence, Collegiality, & Innovation


Core Values

Service, Quality, Integrity, Communication, Collaboration, Compassion



  1. To be the recognized leader in neurologic patient care, education, and research in the state and region
  2. To provide optimal, innovative, and compassionate medical care in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  3. To communicate effectively with primary-care and referring clinicians regarding shared patients
  4. To collaborate with OUHSC and community health professionals in improving patient care
  5. To improve knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors of medical students, trainees, and practicing health professionals by providing innovative, learner-centered curricula
  6. To contribute to the expansion of clinical and educational opportunities beyond the state of Oklahoma by performing and publishing clinical, educational, and basic-science research
  7. To provide a positive, stimulating work environment for all department members, including physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, technicians, and staff