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OKLAHOMA CITY (August 8, 2019) – State Treasurer Randy McDaniel has appointed Tulsa businessman Jack Allen, Jr. to the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET).

Allen is Chairman Emeritus of HUB International CFR and will represent Oklahoma’s 1st Congressional District on the Board.

“It is honor to be appointed to the TSET Board of Directors to represent the interests of the Tulsa area,” Allen said. “I look forward to serving the citizens of this state and working for ways to improve the health of all Oklahomans.”

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 19, 2019) – The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Board of Directors voted on Friday to expand its partnership with the Oklahoma State University Medical Authority to support the launch of medical residency training programs in Enid. 

Using the remaining grant commitment balance of $2,391,294 from TSET, the Oklahoma State University Medical Authority will begin a hospital residency program at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center and INTEGRIS Bass Baptist Medical Center, both in Enid.

Applications for this position are now closed.

The Program Officer for Statewide Programs uses program, research, evaluation, and grant management experience in working with grantees and stakeholder organizations to facilitate successful outcomes and effective implementation of grant programs. The Program Officer serves as the primary point of contact with grantees.

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 1, 2019) – A popular TSET grant program that promotes improved health and wellbeing in schools and communities is now open for fiscal year 2020.

Through the TSET Healthy Incentive Program for schools and communities, the TSET Board of Directors awarded $1.9 million in grants to 54 school districts and school sites and 33 communities in fiscal year 2019. The incentive program promotes partnerships at the local level to improve health and support healthy behaviors in schools and communities.

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 24, 2019) – The TSET Board of Directors on Thursday voted to extend a contract with the Physician Manpower Training Commission to recruit and retain physicians in rural Oklahoma for an additional five years.

The new agreement with the Physician Manpower Training Commission will allow an additional 42 physicians to be placed in rural and medically underserved areas. TSET funds are matched by hospitals, cities, insurance providers and banks to ensure that physicians are placed in communities that have difficulty recruiting physicians.

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Whitney Dinger, Public Information and Outreach Specialist

Whitney Dinger
Public Information Officer
405-521-4959
whitneyd@tset.ok.gov