Doctor/parent Q&A: What you should know about the COVID-19 vaccine for 12+ 

With pre-teens and teens ages 12 years and older eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, parents may have questions about the vaccine and what to expect afterward. Mary Clarke, M.D. president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, will answer some common questions about the vaccine, teens and pre-teens.


Join us on May 27 at 12:15 p.m. on our Facebook page where Dr. Clarke will answer any questions or concerns you have. Questions can be submitted below prior to the event.


About Mary Clarke, M.D.


A native Oklahoman, Mary Clarke, M.D., earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Central Oklahoma, before attending the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City. Dr. Clarke completed her Family Medicine residency in Wisconsin, where she was named Chief Resident and outstanding senior. She then practiced in the Dallas area for four years before returning to Oklahoma in 2008 to establish her medical practice in Stillwater. 


Previous to her selection as the fourth female president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, Dr. Clarke served as speaker of the House of Delegates, vice-president and president-elect of the organization. Dr. Clarke is also an active member of the Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians and an avid Oklahoma State Cowboys fan. 

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