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April 29, 2013

Askins: Stephenson Center playing key role in cancer fight

Ada —

Jari Askins’ resume includes stints as a district judge, a state lawmaker and the lieutenant governor of Oklahoma.

But when Askins addressed the Young Professionals of Ada on Thursday, she downplayed her lengthy political career. Instead, she emphasized her current job as associate provost for external relations at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, with a special focus on the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center.

Askins said the Stephenson Center does not compete with Oklahoma’s other health care systems, but it is designed as a statewide resource in the fight against cancer.

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