Tackling childhood obesity in rural Oregon

To counter the alarming growth in childhood obesity across the country, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently announced $500 million additional dollars to its longstanding campaign to achieve a...

Pioneering in-home stroke care

By Darren Larsen, R.N., OHSU Stroke Center Mike Dickinson doesn’t have to go any farther than his home office to see his OHSU neurologist and stroke nurse for checkups. The White City,...

The Casey Eye Institute’s van with a vision

As a resident physician at the Casey Eye Institute, I am afforded many opportunities in my training - not the least of which is the chance to learn from world-renowned faculty. I surgically train in...

Tuition freeze for students in clinical programs

The OHSU Board of Directors recently approved a $2.2 billion operating budget for the fiscal year. One of the key initiatives included in the budget is a "tuition promise" – ensuring that students...

What happens when a clinic goes “pharma-free”?

Established in 2002, OHSU’s Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN) works to improve the health of rural populations in Oregon. Along with a diverse group of communities and...