The OUHSC Qualitative Methods Community of Practice (QMCOP)

This OUHSC campus-wide community of practice aims to build the OUHSC’s capacity and reputation in employing excellent qualitative research methods in the health sciences. The QMCOP is led by HPRC faculty Julia McQuoid, PhD and Jordan Neil, PhD, and Hudson College of Public Health faculty Kerstin M. Reinschmidt, PhD, MPH. You can learn more about QMCOP seminar announcements, activities, and resources here or by emailing 

We are announcing the first annual 2023 Colloquium on Qualitative Health Sciences Research in Oklahoma on May 1, 2023.


Submit an abstract (200-word limit) or register to attend by March 1, 2023, at


The OUHSC Qualitative Methods Community of Practice (QMCOP) and the TSET Health Promotion Research Center invite you to submit an abstract for presentation at the first annual 2023 Colloquium on Qualitative Health Sciences Research in Oklahoma. Non-presenters are also welcome to register and attend in person or online. Registration and attendance are free.


2023 Colloquium allows students, trainees, public health professionals, faculty, and community members to present studies that are either completed or in progress.


Abstracts will be accepted for oral presentations (hybrid) or poster presentations (in-person only).


Registration and Abstract Submission Deadline: March 1, 2023

Acceptance Notification: March 15, 2023


Date of Colloquium: May 1, 2023


Time: 11-2 pm Central Time


Location: Oral presentations (hybrid) and poster presentations (in-person only). In-person attendance: Presbyterian Health Foundation Conference Center, 655 Research Parkway, first floor, Oklahoma City, 73104 Oklahoma.


Parking: Free two-hour parking is available outside the building.


Lunch: A catered lunch will be provided for all in-person attendees (vegan and vegetarian options available).


Awards: $250 Student and Trainee Prizes for best poster presentation and oral presentation (4 prizes total)


Conference Proceedings: Abstracts will be published in conference proceedings and available on the Oklahoma Shared Clinical and Translational Resources website


QMCOP Seminars

Register for upcoming seminars with the links below.

•  QMCOP Quarterly Seminar, Oct 4, 2022: Marshall Cheney, PhD: "Teaching Qualitative Research Methods to Peeers and Other Learners without Formal Qualitative Training."

•  QMCOP Quarterly Seminar, June 28, 2022: Jennifer Tetnowski, PhD: "Gesture and conversation-based treatment: What Conversation Analysis Shows Us’"

•  QMCOP Special Seminar, May 2, 2022: COPH Qualitative Methods Course Final Project Presentations

•  QMCOP Quarterly Seminar, April 25, 2022: Mary Gowin, PhD, MPH: Online Recruitment and Data Collection for Qualitative Research

•  QMCOP Quarterly Seminar, February 15, 2022: Motolani Ogunsanya, DPh, PhD: "Community-Engaged Research: Black Men and Prostate Cancer Survivorship"