The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center offers a range of medical care and educational programs and services. The center is a group of various health-related colleges and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. It administers programs in anesthesiology, biochemistry molecular biology, continuing medical education, dermatology, microbiology immunology, neurology, geriatric medicine, and family and preventive medicine. The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center also offers pathology, pediatrics, orthopedic surgery and radiology courses. It operates various libraries that stock reference and informational materials. The center operates a children s medical research institute that studies cancer, infectious diseases and blood disorders.