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Lori Gwyn Named Director of Sponsored Programs at SWOSU

Dr. Lori GwynDr. Lori Gwyn has been named the director of the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. 

Gwyn has worked the past six years in the SWOSU Department of Chemistry and Physics as an assistant/associate professor of biochemistry. During that time, she worked on bio-engineering related research and STEM outreach programs. She was involved in successfully acquiring over $300,000 in funding for these projects.

Gwyn mentored nine research students with one of those students winning the grand prize at Oklahoma Research at the Capitol Day. Prior to that, Gwyn previously served as the OSP director from 2010-2012.

She received her B.S. in chemistry from SWOSU in 1999 and an M.S. and Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Missouri St. Louis in 2005. Gwyn was an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center from 2005-2009.

Gwyn lives in Weatherford with her husband, Jim, and 10-year-old twins, Caroline and Jacob.