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 

2023 Colloquium on Qualitative Health Sciences Research in Oklahoma 

The 2023 Colloquium on Qualitative Health Sciences Research in Oklahoma took place on May 1, 2023 at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. The QMCOP would like to thank the TSET Health Promotion Research Center, the Presbyterian Health Foundation and the Oklahoma Clinical & Translational Science Institute for their support of this event.

Download the Colloquium Program here.

Download the Full Conference Abstracts and Authorship Details here.

Congratulations to the 2023 Colloquium Awardees!

Best Student/Trainee Oral Presentation Winners

Mia Koch, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA

Emily Warner, Oklahoma State University & University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Best Student/Trainee Poster Presentation Winners

Lacey Caywood, University of Oklahoma Tulsa

Sara M. DeForge, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center



QMCOP Seminars

Register for upcoming seminars with the links below.

•  QMCOP Quarterly Seminar, Sept 28, 2023: Motolani Ogunsanya, DPh, PhD: "Qualty of Life of Ethnically Diverse Black Prostate Cancer Survivors: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Approach."

•  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"