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Meet the Student Affairs Team

Our Mission

The Office of Student Affairs serves as a primary resource for OU College of Medicine students, provide guidance on everything from course scheduling to career advising and The Match. The office is comprised of dedicated professionals whose primary goal is the success of our future physicians.


Our Team

Mark Fergeson, M.D. | Associate Dean of Student Affairs

 

Dr. Mark Fergeson (he/him/his) is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He teaches throughout the entire spectrum of medical education and practices general pediatrics in the Sooner Pediatric clinic on campus. He serves as a mentor for students, residents and junior faculty. Dr. Fergeson lives in Oklahoma City with his wife and two children. 

Email: Mark-Fergeson@ouhsc.edu

 

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Katie Smith, M.D. | Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Dr. Katie Smith (she/her/hers) is a native Oklahoman.  She graduated from the OU College of Medicine in 2004 and finished her residency in 2008.  She is an Associate Professor in the department of OBGYN and serves as its Section Chief for the Academic Generalists.  Her areas of focus in clinical practice include gynecologic surgery and lower genital tract disease.  In 2019, she completed the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Leadership Development for Physicians Program and is a member of the Academy of Teaching Scholars.

Dr. Smith has been involved in medical education throughout her career, serving as the director of the OBGYN Clerkship from 2015 to 2019, she has served as co-chair of the curriculum evaluation subcommittee and was delighted to join the Office of Student Affairs in the Fall of 2019 as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs.  Her role in Student Affairs is the Director of the Career Advising and Mentoring Program focusing on developing new and innovative career advising strategies for the college.

Dr. Smith prides herself on owning too many pairs of shoes and coats, finding solutions to problems she was not asked to solve, and being competitive in all things. Among her favorite activities, Dr. Smith enjoys using her Peloton equipment, watching sports and sporting events, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Email: Katie-Smith@ouhsc.edu

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Teresa Scordino, M.D. | Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Dr. Teresa Scordino (she/her/hers) is an Associate Professor of Pathology and director of the Hematopathology section at OU Health. She is originally from Long Island, New York.  Dr. Scordino graduated from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in 2007 and completed her pathology residency at Emory University in 2011, followed by a hematopathology fellowship at Stanford University in 2012.  She joined the faculty at OU in 2012, and served as the course director for the Blood, Hematopoiesis and Lymphatics course (2019-2022) and Assistant Dean for Preclinical Curriculum (2019-2021) before joining the Office of Student Affairs in Spring 2022 as an Assistant Dean for Student Affairs.

Dr. Scordino’s hobbies include starting new hobbies (but not finishing them).  She lives in Oklahoma City with several musical instruments that she cannot play, various unused kitchen gadgets, and a sewing machine still in its original packaging.

Email: Teresa-Scordino@ouhsc.edu

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Logan Lockhart, M.Ed. | Director of Student Services

Logan (she/her/hers) hails from the great state of Texas. A native of Dallas, she bravely ventured north to Norman, Oklahoma in pursuit of a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (2009) and a Master of Education in Community Counseling (2011). 

Logan began her career on the OU Norman campus, where she served as an academic life coach and academic advisor for conditionally admitted first-year students. During her ten years on the Norman campus, she gained a firm foundation in retention, academic development, student engagement and event planning.

In her current role with the OU College of Medicine, Logan enjoys working with a population of students pursuing professional degrees and applying her diverse skillset to the advancement of future physicians.

Among her favorite activities, Logan enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs, attempting home improvement projects, and traveling.

Email: Logan-Lockhart@ouhsc.edu

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Evan Blackburn, M.Ed. | Student Affairs Specialist

Evan (he/him/his) joined the office of Student Affairs for the College of Medicine (COM) at the beginning of 2020. He has worked in higher education in several different areas including undergraduate advising and admissions. Evan graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2015 with his Bachelor’s degree and completed a Master of Education from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2019.

When not working, Evan enjoys woodworking, blacksmithing, disc golf and fire breathing. 

Email: Evan-Blackburn@ouhsc.edu

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Kenny Vermilion, M.Ed. | Student Affairs Specialist

Kenny (she/her/hers) grew up in Fayetteville, Arkansas but left one university town for another as she ventured over to Norman to attend the University of Oklahoma pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Advertising (2020). During her undergraduate degree, she was involved in many campus life organizations that led her to want to pursue Student Affairs as a career. In December 2021, she graduated with her Master of Education in Adult and Higher Education and joined the Office of Student Affairs full-time in January 2022.  Her role in COM Student Affairs focuses on event coordination, effective communication between our office and students, along with overseeing various aspects of Student Life and wellness.

In her free time, she enjoys playing fetch with her rescue dog, Maeve, going on walks, watching Marvel movies with her partner, Daniel, and planning which National Park she wants to hike next.

Email: Kendall-Vermilion@ouhsc.edu

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Edith Torres | Administrative Assistant

Edith (she/her/hers) currently serves as the Student Affairs Administrative Assistant. She assists the Associate Dean, Dr. Fergeson, in scheduling meetings, answering questions, and handling graduate verifications along with assisting with MSPE’s scheduling and letters.

Email: Edith-Torres@ouhsc.edu

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Contact Us

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd.
BSEB Room 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Tel (405) 271-2316
Fax (405) 271-2287