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OU College of Public Health to Bear Hudson Name

University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly on Sept. 18 announced a $5 million leadership gift from Dr. Leslie Hudson and Mr. Clifford Hudson to benefit scholarship and scientific discovery at the OU College of Public Health.

The $5 million leadership gift will benefit scholarship and scientific discovery at the OU College of Public Health, part of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, the academic partner of OU Medicine.  

In recognition of the Hudsons’ generosity and longstanding commitment to the advancement of public health, Gallogly announced the OU Board of Regents has officially named the college the Hudson College of Public Health.

“This is an exciting day for this college and for our OU community. With the generous support of the Hudsons, the College of Public Health will expand and strengthen support for top graduate students from throughout Oklahoma, our nation and the world – students who will become our future public health scientists and professionals,” said Gallogly.

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