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Sallie Ruskoski

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Dr Sallie Ruskoski

ruskosks@nsuok.edu

  • Associate Professor
    Medical Lab Science BA

Office Location

  • Broken Arrow
    Broken Arrow Science & Health 112
    (918) 449-6471

Bio

Sallie Ruskoski has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, is a Medical Technologist (ASCP), has over 30 years experience in the medical laboratory and 11 years teaching experience in higher education.

Education:

  • PhD, Biomedical Science, Oklahoma State University, 2013
  • MS, Biomedical Science, Oklahoma State University, 2009
  • MS, Collegiate Scholarships and Services, Northeastern State University, 2007
  • BS, Clinical Laboratory Science, University of Oklahoma, 1991
  • OtherAssociate of Science, Mathematics, Tulsa Junior College, 1989
  • OtherAssociate of Applied Science, Medical Laboratory Technology, Tulsa Junior College, 1989
Burkholderia cepacia complex in cystic fibrosis patients
Tick-borne diseases
Microbiology, to include bacteriology, parasitology, virology, and mycology.

Intellectual Content:

  • A double dose of infectious disease: Histoplasmosis in a fox hound puppy (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2015
  • Cell Envelope Phospholipid Composition of Burkholderia multivorans (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Published, September, 2014
  • Improving student writing skills through online instruction (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Teaching & Learning, Published, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2013
  • Cell surface physiology and outer cell envelope impermeability for hydrophobic substances in Burkholderia multivorans. (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2017

Presentations:

  • Comparison of Burkholderia cepacia complex isolates from cystic fibrosis patients regarding outer cell envelope accessibility to nonpolar antimicrobial agents - ASM Microbe 2018 - Atlanta, GA - June 2018
  • Comparison of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Exposure in Select Northeastern Oklahoma Equine Population from 2014 to 2016 - American Society for Microbiology General Meeting - New Orleans, LA - June 2017
  • Discussing the Discussion: Why discussion boards are vital in online teaching - Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference - Houston, TX - February 2018

Courses Taught:

  • RESEARCH IN NATURAL SCIENCES - SCI 5532 - Fall 2020
  • CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY - MEDT 4117 - Fall 2020
  • CLIN VIROL/PARASIT/MYCOLOGY - MLS 4226 - Spring 2020
  • CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY - MEDT 4236 - Spring 2020
  • CLINICAL PRACTICUM I - MLS 4332 - Fall 2019
  • ADVANCED CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY - MLS 4464 - Fall 2019
  • RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY - BIOL 4413 - Spring 2019
  • CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY - MEDT 4246 - Spring 2019
  • CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY - MEDT 4117 - Fall 2018
  • CLINICAL CHEMISTRY I - MEDT 4125 - Fall 2018
  • ANIMAL PARASITOLOGY LAB - BIOL 4214 - Spring 2018
  • ADVANCED CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY - MLS 4464 - Spring 2018