Melissa is a native of the Albuquerque, New Mexico area where she grew up and lived until 2013. She then moved to Stillwater with her high school sweetheart Kyle and their two dogs. She enjoys visiting friends and family in New Mexico, eating spicy foods and is an avid Disney fan. She enjoys interacting with all patients that come to Stillwater Neurology, and has a knack for developing trust with her patients.
Melissa graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, minor in Chemistry. She began her medical career first at the medical laboratory in the Histology Department at UNM, then as a medical assistant in dermatology, and now is demonstrating greatness (so she says) to Stillwater Neurology!
Jennifer is a native to the Denver, Colorado area where she grew up and lived till moving to Stillwater in 2009 with her Husband and children. She is a mother of three and a grandmother to one. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, cooking, and cheering on the OSU Cowboys.
Jennifer has been in the medical field for more than 20 years. She began her medical experience as a certified nurse’s aide in 1993. In 2000 she furthered her education and became a certified phlebotomist. After phlebotomy school she worked for a lab and then began working in a dialysis clinic. In 2008, Jennifer attended the Cambridge College of Denver, earning her Certified Medical Assistant credentials. After completing medical assistant school, she went on to work for a family practice in Colorado before moving to Stillwater. Since moving to Stillwater, she has worked in a variety of clinical settings including a pain management clinic and a dermatology clinic before joining Stillwater Neurology. She looks forward to expanding her knowledge in the medical field while growing with Stillwater Neurology.
Katherine is a native of the Stillwater area. She grew up being an avid OSU football fan with season tickets to this day. Katherine graduated from Mannford High School in 2011 where she was an active member in FFA and National Honor Society. She then attended Oklahoma Panhandle State University, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agribusiness and a Minor is Animal Science in May of 2015. Katherine became a first time mom of a little boy in May 2016. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the lake, and attending every OSU game possible. She joined Stillwater Neurology as a receptionist in January 2016.
Jessica is a native of the Stillwater area, graduating from Yale High School in 2003 where she was in National Honors with the Central Vo-Tech in Drumright, OK. She studied multiple subjects in the medical field to include: CNA/CMA, phlebotomy, first responder, and surgical technology. Jessica Enjoys spending time with her husband, Will, who is a law enforcement officer for Langston University, and her two daughters Amiaya & Jozlyn. Her daughters keep her busy with competitive dancing and softball. In her spare time she enjoys going to the lake, family time, and enjoying OSU Cowboy football and wrestling. Go Pokes! Jessica joined our team at Stillwater Neurology in August 2016.
Dr. Wedlake is a Stillwater native, born and raised right here in Stillwater, OK. He is a product of the Stillwater school system, and graduated from Stillwater High School in 1998. Following the completion of his secondary education, he volunteered for military service with the United States Army, serving a 3-year tour with the prestigious 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, NC as an airborne paratrooper. He was awarded an honorable discharge in 2001, after which he returned promptly to Stillwater to continue his post-secondary education at Oklahoma State University, where he studied microbiology/bacteriology eventually earning a Bachelor’s Degree from the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. Prior to graduation from OSU, he was awarded the “Outstanding Senior” award in science from OSU.
He then attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, earning his medical doctoral degree while also being named the outstanding student in endocrinology/neuroendocrinology of his graduating class. He decided to continue his post-doctoral specialty training in the field of Neurology at OU, where in his final year of residency he was awarded the honor of serving as Chief Resident of the Department of Neurology. Following the completion of his residency training, Dr. Wedlake, along with his business partner Dr. McCoy, decided to return to Stillwater to open a Neurology practice to further serve the Stillwater and surrounding communities.
In his spare time, Dr. Wedlake enjoys spending time with this family (his wife Jamie, their 5-year-old daughter Kallie, and soon-to-arrive daughter Kinley, who is due to be born on October 3rd, 2015!), golfing, being outdoors, reading, and having “family movie nights” with Jamie and Kallie (and Kinley soon enough). He also has a keen passion for all things Neurology, and enjoys educating and helping people with neurologic disease. He is excited, above all else, to be “home” in Stillwater, and is ready to improve the neurologic health of our communities!
Christy is a life-long Stillwater native. She attended Stillwater schools & graduated from Stillwater High School in 1997. She loves watching OSU athletics, especially Cowboys football. Her hobbies include: reading, watching her kids dance and play sports, and being involved with the Stillwater Community. Christy is married to Jared and together they have 3 daughters Ayanna, Kyra, and Taya.
Christy started her career in healthcare 20 years ago at Gatesway West as a Certified Nurse Aid (CNA), then as a CMA until 2003. She also worked at Stillwater Medical Center as a nurses aide on the 3rd floor for several years. She went on to fulfill several differing healthcare roles, including home health, Stillwater Group Homes, and assisted living before landing at Tiger Drug as a pharmacy technician, a position she held for 10 years. She has now made her home at Stillwater Neurology, and is enjoying being one of Dr. Wedlake's MAs.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Olivia was born in Cushing, Oklahoma and raised on a 40-acre farm south of Glencoe, Oklahoma. During her high school years she was active in FFA, basketball, softball, and FCLA.
She is a mother of 2 girls and 2 boys ages 20, 17, 13, and 11. During her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors, especially at the lake with family and friends, traveling, watching college basketball and football either on TV or in person.
Olivia graduated nursing school in 1998 from Meridian Technology Center. Her past nursing experience has been in pediatrics, nursing home, hospital rehab, home health, and family practice. She is looking forward to expanding her career in the Neurology field and being a part of the Stillwater Neurology team. She is the newest member of the Stillwater Neurology family, having started in March 2017. Welcome aboard Olivia!
Electroencephalogram (EEG) Technologist
Jennifer Steele is a Stillwater native. She graduated from Stillwater High School in 2006, where she was a member of National Honor Society and then attended Oklahoma State University. Prior to joining Stillwater Neurology, she enjoyed the luxury of being a stay-at-home mom for six years to her daughter Emma. She attended the Institute of Health Sciences for her EEG training and credentialing which included extensive clinical experience at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Jennifer enjoys being a mother to Emma, being a part of the Stillwater community, and being a key member of Stillwater Neurology.
Dr. McCoy was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma but grew up in Northwest Oklahoma City. He attended Putnam City North High School where he graduated with a diploma with distinction.
He attended the University of Central Oklahoma on an academic scholarship and graduated summa cum laude, which is the highest academic honor awarded by the University. During his undergraduate education, he was awarded "Chemistry Student of the Year" despite his declaration as a Biology major.
In order to achieve a diverse education, he left his home in Oklahoma to attend medical school at the prestigious Saint Louis University School of Medicine, which is the oldest and most historic medical school west of the Mississippi River. During his medical education he achieved high academic honors in the majority of his coursework, especially Neuroscience and Neurology.
He returned to Oklahoma City where he completed an internship in General Internal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He continued at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center to complete his specialty training at Oklahoma's only ACGME-accredited Neurology Residency Program.
Dr. McCoy is fully licensed by the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision to practice medicine without restriction. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Board of Medical Specialties, and the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons. He is also a Junior Fellow in the American Academy of Neurology.
Please visit Dr. McCoy's blog at www.oklahomaneurology.com