medical school

Courtesy / Whole Health Institute

Walmart heiress, Alice Walton, who established the Whole Health Institute in Bentonville in 2020, plans to open an independent non-profit degree-granting medical school in Northwest Arkansas, with a whole health emphasis.

Courtesy / Cherokee Nation

The new Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah, which recently opened for classes, was formally dedicated last week. The facility is the first tribally affiliated medical school in the country with a focus on educating primary care physicians who are interested in serving rural and underserved populations in Oklahoma.