What is health literacy?

"I sent a MyChart message to my provider to ask about a medication they recently prescribed me. During my visit, they informed me that since it was a new medication and it is expensive, insurance...

Pictured, from left to right, Jon Purnell, Amy Valent, Diane Stadler, Fred Gregory, Viola Artikova, Laurie Armsby, Lisa Rhuman, Sandrine Willaime-Morawek, Ph.D., FHEA, Associate Professor at University of Southhampton, UK, Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., Jeannie Thornburg, Nabil Alkayed’s daughter.

Moore Institute hosts nutrition science conference in Uzbekistan

OHSU researchers bring latest science linking early nutrition to later chronic disease risk The Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness at OHSU is partnering with Uzbekistan to...

OHSU establishes Alaska Native Health and Wellness Research Center

Center will complement efforts to expand native voice in health, science education and research Through nearly 20 years of relationship building with the Yup’ik Alaska Native people, former...

Eat your veggies (and fruit!)

Last month, clinical dietitian Christina Gross, M.P.H., R.D., L.D., spoke at the OHSU Doernbecher Cancer Survivors Clinic Support Group to discussion nutrition for cancer survivors ages 18-40. Below,...

OHSU Partners: Clinical Integration in Action

Fred Williams, M.D. has been a Neurosurgeon at Tuality Healthcare for over a decade. In that time, he hasn’t had a partner to collaborate with – until now. Tuality and OHSU are now formally...

Small town collaborations, big health dividends

National Rural Health Day is November 17. OHSU celebrates rural communities and rural health care providers everywhere. Meet a few rural Oregon providers – OHSU graduates – in the story below....

Moving forward: A message from OHSU President, Joe Robertson

This week’s presidential election has caused a sense of vulnerability and concern about the future. The heated and, too often, hateful rhetoric that punctuated the campaign season has made the...

OHSU nurse midwives celebrating National Midwifery Week 2016

National Midwifery Week is supported by ACNM, its members, physicians, and women's health organizations across the nation. OHSU has a thriving faculty midwifery practice. OHSU’s midwifery...

Addressing gun violence: A message from OHSU President, Joe Robertson

OHSU is a community of people dedicated to healing others and advancing the frontiers of scientific knowledge. Many of us choose to work at OHSU because it offers the opportunity to protect the most...