Harold Hamm Foundation donates $34 million to Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at OU Medicine

Published: Thursday, November 15, 2018 By: Staff Reports
progress toward a cure. The prize, established in 2012, celebrates the scientific achievements of an outstanding researcher, team of researchers or research institution selected by a rotating Jury of national land international leaders in the diabetes community.

Hamm currently serves as chairman and chief executive officer of Continental Resources Inc., one of the largest publicly owned oil and gas exploration and production companies in the country.

Established in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a doctoral degree-granting university and leader in research, healthcare, and academic activity impacting the state of Oklahoma and global community. The Norman campus enrolls more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City enrolls more than 3,000 students and the OU-Tulsa campus enrolls more than 1,000. Of the 4,385 incoming freshmen in 2018, the average ACT score is 26.2 and is one of the most diverse and inclusive groups of incoming students in university history. OU began a new focus in 2018 to double research efforts in the next five years, promote OU Medicine as the healthcare provider of choice in the state of Oklahoma, and grow the university in northeastern Oklahoman.

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