University Hospitals Authority & Trust

University Hospital Authority & Trust

Dean Gandy, Chief Executive Officer
University Hospitals Authority & Trust
PO Box 26307
Oklahoma City, OK 73126
Phone: 405-271-4962

The University Hospitals Authority & Trust

The University Hospitals Authority and Trust are a state agency and a public trust of the state of Oklahoma. Their mission is to be a catalyst for excellence in medical education, research and health care. 

Through the leadership of the University Hospitals Authority and Trust, state and federal resources are maximized to ensure a dependable source of revenue for growth, development and ongoing support for programs aimed at improved health for all Oklahomans.  Since 1998, the Authority and Trust have invested approximately $900 million in buildings, equipment and programs. 

The Trust has built or renovated and now manages over 1.6 million square feet of office and clinical space. 

Here are a few key projects funded by the University Hospitals Authority and Trust:

  • Construction of the M. Dewayne Andrews academic office tower for the OU College of Medicine
  • The Children’s Atrium, which serves as the front door for The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center and OU Children’s Physicians Building
  • Samis Education Center, a three-story, state-of-the-art facility designed to accommodate a wide variety of meeting needs.
  • OU Children’s Physicians Building, the first freestanding, pediatric multi-specialty, medical office building in the state, featuring 336,000 square feet of medical office space designed with the needs of young patients and their families in mind. 
  • OU Physicians Building, home to more than 130 physicians, with expertise in a wide range of medical specialties. 
  • Support for the Clinical Skills Testing and Education Center at the OU Health Sciences Center, offering cutting-edge medical simulation equipment and facilities, as well as a robot-assisted surgical training facility
  • Support for phase two of the Stanton L. Young Biomedical Research Center, a hub of research activity on the OUHSC campus.
  • Support for enhancement and expansion of the Dean McGee Eye Institute
  • Facility enhancement for the OU College of Dentistry, providing important upgrades and technological enhancements 

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