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Oklahoma governor acknowledges scientific, medical and engineering experts

Five members of the National Academies talk about their work during a panel discussion in Tulsa that coincided with the organization's 150th anniversary.
BY MICHAEL MCNUTT Modified: March 8, 2013 at 7:35 pm •  Published: March 9, 2013

• James P. Brill, professor emeritus and research professor of petroleum engineering, University of Tulsa

• John M. Campbell, Sr., independent consultant, Norman

• Dr. James W. Mold, professor and director of the research division in the department of family and preventive medicine at the OU Health Science Center

• Dusan S. Zrnic, senior scientist, National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman

Nelson said the panel discussion provided a platform for Oklahoma's National Academy members to discuss their research, as well as the status of science education and research in the state of Oklahoma.

Four organizations make up the academies, which is known collectively as the National Academies: the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council.