OHSU’s most read blog posts of 2012

By Brycie Jones The next installment in our 2012 year-in-review series features OHSU's most-read blog posts. These posts received the most unique page views out of all posts on all of our...

OHSU’s most engaging posts of 2012

By Brycie Jones Next up in our short 2012 year-in-review series: the year's most engaging posts on OHSU's Facebook page. OHSU has been on Facebook since 2007. At that time, the School of...

Top Alumni moments of 2012

Written by Mark Kemball  The Mayan Apocalypse may have passed, but the year still has a few days to run. With this in mind, therefore, here aresome informal , unordered Top Nine-and-a-Half...

The heart of the university

Written by Jackie Wirz, Ph.D. “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library” – Jorge Luis Borges Jorge Luis Borges was an influential Spanish American novelist, perhaps...

Time is brain: How telemedicine improves stroke care

Written by Wayne Clark, M.D. Last October, a 74-year-old woman was brought to the Mercy Medical Center emergency department in Roseburg with stroke symptoms. Mercy Medical’s Brent Crabtree,...

OHSU named Oregon’s most admired company in health care

Oregon Health & Science University was named the most admired company in health care in the Portland Business Journal's annual survey of more than 1,800 chief executive officers. OHSU has...

Why HIV screening should be routine for all

Written by Roger Chou, M.D. About 20 percent of patients with HIV infection (equaling about 250,000 persons in the United States) are not aware that they are infected. This means that their...

A role for OHSU in reducing the cost of health care

By John McConnell, Ph.D. Figuring out a way to control the growth in health care costs is one of the most critical challenges facing our generation. Health care costs are at the core of the...

A grateful patient speaks: From 1915

Written by Mark Kemball The letter is yellowed and a little torn around the edges but the words still stand out as freshly as the day they were written. At the top is an address in Bradford,...

Dr. Amazing and collaboration in science

Written by Jackie Wirz, Ph.D. There are many things that inspire me here at OHSU; most recently, I’ve been utterly amazed by the social behavior of drunk prairie voles. Wha….? Okay, a...