Health Administration - Class of '66
OKLAHOMA PUBLIC HEALTH PIONEER
He is 82 years young and for almost two-thirds of those years, his work has centered on public health in Oklahoma. In fact, when the OU College of Public Health got its start in 1966, Jay Smith was there, one of its very first graduate students.
Two years earlier, Smith graduated with a degree in education. He landed a job teaching biology and chemistry in high school, but it took less than a year for him to realize that was not what he wanted to do with his life. [More]