James M. Herman, MD, MSPH

James M. Herman, MD

James M. Herman, MD, MSPH is the Dean of the OU-TU School of Community Medicine in Tulsa, OK. He also serves as chairman of OU Health Physicians in Tulsa, a multi-specialty group practice with more than 300 physicians and specialists in the Tulsa area. They perform over 250,000 patient visits each year and provide clinical care at five OU Health Physicians clinics, as well as local hospitals.

Dr. Herman came to Tulsa from the Penn State College of Medicine and the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, where he served since 1991 as the Hershey Company Professor and Chairman of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. He also held the position of Associate Dean of Primary Care and Primary Care Research at Penn State. He previously served as a Marion Bishop Fellow of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Foundation, a fellow of the American Council on Education, and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Herman earned a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts, his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and a Master of Science in Public Health degree from the University of Missouri. His residency training in Family Medicine was at the University of Rochester in New York.