Justin Haning, of Knoxville recently received his white coat during a special ceremony for first-year medical students at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa.
Haning was one of 115 students in the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine honored during the annual White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 4. The ceremony emphasizes the importance of the doctor-patient relationship and focuses on the true meaning of the science of medicine. Student doctors also recited the Osteopathic Medicine Oath of Commitment, symbolizing their entrance into the profession.
A 2007 graduate of Knoxville High School, Haning is the son of Emilee and Gordon Haning, of Knoxville, and the grandson of Donald and Cleo Storm, of Knoxville, and Arl and Norma Haning, of Knoxville. Gordon received his undergraduate degree in health and human performance from Northeastern State University in 2012.
OSU Center for Health Sciences educates and trains osteopathic physicians, research scientists and other health care professionals, with an emphasis on serving rural and underserved Oklahoma. OSU-CHS also offers graduate programs in biomedical sciences, forensic sciences and health care administration.