Research Means Hope: NIH highlights OHSU health discoveries

As federal budgets tighten, scientists are finding creative new ways to advocate for research funding. Earlier this year, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins asked researchers to...

Welcome diverse professionals to Oregon

Anyone who has ever moved to a new city for school or work understands the challenges faced by any newcomer to connect with and build community.  For diverse professionals, plugging in to...

Visualize this: Telemedicine shows physicians the whole picture

As a neonatal-perinatal fellow, I quickly learned that my expertise and ability to help infants extended well beyond the physical walls of OHSU Doerbecher Children’s Hospital. Hospitals from...

The language of health reform

By Joe Robertson, OHSU President It’s a privilege to be a member of the Oregon Health Policy Board, the policy-making and oversight body for the Oregon Health Authority. The health policy board...

OHSU nursing school receives federal grant to improve student diversity

Getting more diverse students into nursing school and supporting them during their educational program is the goal of a $1.05 million grant to the School of Nursing at the Oregon Health & Science...

Eating well on the road: Part II

As much as I’d love to have only freshly prepared meals on road trips, being on the road - and on a budget - tends to make fast food inevitable. Use these tips to make the most of a potentially...

Building a pipeline through hands-on experiences

Ariadna Covarrubias Ornelas, a rising junior at Portland State University, is helping OHSU researchers understand the roles of peptide systems in alcohol dependence. As part of the Center for...

Eating well on the road

Planning on getting out of town this summer? Road trips are a great way to unwind, spend time with family, and see the gorgeous sights of the Pacific Northwest. Unless you’re careful, though,...

A story of survival: Cardiac arrest at 29,000 feet

Imagine that your heart stops on a passenger jet flying at an altitude of 29,000 feet. One row back sit a cardiologist, a Director of Cardiovascular Services and a Registered Nurse – all from OHSU....

Happy BURTH-day to the OHSU fountain

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the fountain in front of OHSU’s Mackenzie Hall. Since its installation, the fountain has been home to ducks and other aquatic wildlife; suffered...