VPR Management Team

Martha Ogilvie, PhD

Associate Vice President for Research

Dr. Martha K. Ogilvie is the Associate Vice President for Research at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She has administrative responsibility for ensuring the continuity of daily operations of all pre-award functions related to the administration of sponsored research and creative activities. Her staff ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Before assuming this position, Dr. Ogilvie served at the OUHSC as the administrative director of the Harold Hamm Oklahoma Diabetes Center and director for the OUHSC Intellectual Property Management Office (IPMO). Prior to joining OUHSC ten years ago, Dr. Ogilvie served as Director for Single Family Data Quality and Disclosure at Fannie Mae. She was responsible for directing all aspects of data use and requirements within Single Family services and promoted treatment of data and information as critical business assets.

Prior to Fannie Mae, Ogilvie was part of the Celera Corporation, the company that pioneered Human Genome mapping. She was responsible for managing Celera customer care operations, technical sales, and formulating new business models that enabled Celera to maintain a highly competitive position within the biotechnology industry worldwide.

Ogilvie has a Doctorate and Masters of Science in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from the University of Oklahoma, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Grinnell College.

Ronald E. Banks, DVM

Director, Division of Comparative Medicine; Associate Professor of Research; Dept. of Pathology

Dr. Banks is a graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.  He served in the U.S. Army for over 30 years and performed his residency in research medicine at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington DC.   He is a board certified diplomate with the American College of Animal Welfare, the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, and the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine; and is a Fellow of the National Academies of Practice.  Prior to joining the OUHSC program in the summer of 2016, Dr. Banks served for 12 years as the Director, Office of Animal Welfare Assurance at Duke University and Duke University Medical Center.  His OUHSC professional goal is development of an environment supportive of animal research for OUHSC faculty and staff.