Alan Effron

A Radiologist with more than 35 years of experience, Dr. Alan Effron has held a number of military and civilian positions. From 1968 until 1975, Dr. Alan Effron served with the U.S. Army Medical Corps. With the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences since 2001, Dr. Alan Effron currently teaches Diagnostic Radiology through the University's Health Sciences Center. Immediately prior to this, Dr. Alan Effron operated as a Staff Radiologist with West Virginia, Martinsburg’s VA Medical Center and as a Radiologist for Oklahoma’s Midwest Radiology Associates. From 1976 to 1997, Dr. Alan Effron was engaged with the Presbyterian Hospital in Oklahoma City. During his tenure with the hospital, Dr. Effron also contributed to his diverse knowledge base through a variety of concomitant positions. Dr. Effron volunteered on the Oklahoma City Clinic’s Quality Assurance Committee and the Radiation Safety Committee, in addition to acting as Chairman from 1992 to 1994. Dr. Effron supported the Advisory Board for the Hospital School of Radiologic Technology from 1977 to 1994, also serving as Chairman. Additionally, between 1977 and 1982, Dr. Alan Effron volunteered on the Oklahoma City Clinic’s Personnel Committee. Dr. Alan Effron joined the U.S. Army Medical Corps in August 1968. Dr. Effron underwent basic training at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. After receiving further training in radiology at the Kimbrough Army Hospital, Dr. Effron left Fort George G. Meade for Vietnam. Serving from 1969 to 1970, Dr. Effron earned the Bronze Star Medal. Subsequently, Dr. Effron performed as a Staff Radiologist for the DeWitt Health Care Network’s Army Community Hospital at Virginia’s Fort Belvoir. While at Fort Belvoir, Dr. Effron secured the rank of Major. He then undertook a residency in diagnostic radiology at the Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, California. Dr. Effron completed his military career at Fort Bliss' William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Entering the Army as a Captain, Dr. Alan Effron received the rank of Lieutenant Colonel before retiring in 1975.