Image of two Starr-Edwards ball-and-cage style artificial heart valves set on an orange-red background. The valve on the left has a metal ball, while the valve on the right has a white plastic ball. Both balls are enclosed in white mesh cloth-covered cages.

Oral History: James A. Wood and the artificial heart valve

This post comes from Roman Block, Student Archives Assistant in the Historical Collections & Archives. Each year, our lives are changed by new inventions, revelations about our collective...

Anytime, anywhere: The Library is here to help

Did you know that you can video chat with a librarian to get help with things like conducting a literature review, searching PubMed or learning how to use EndNote? Or that you can request free...

Signs from OHSU student-led Black Lives Matter Protest on June 13, 2020. Signs read "Black Lives Matter" and "Nurses Against Racism."

Archiving the present: Documenting OHSU history-in-progress

Historically speaking, university archives are often a bit ... behind the times. It’s the nature of the work. We retain records that are no longer in active use, but which document the people,...

History and Resources in Observance of Juneteenth

The OHSU Library continues to work toward inclusion, diversity, equity and access for all. We understand all institutions need to examine their practices and root out racism, white supremacy, and...

Oral History: Dr. Peter Kohler

This post comes from Roman Block, Student Archives Assistant in the Historical Collections & Archives. Another interview from our Oral History Collection is now available online. The subject...

Image extracted from 1969 embolectomy catheter patent application showing the balloon expanded

Oral History: Dr. Thomas Fogarty

This post comes from Meg Suhosky, (former) Student Archives Assistant in the Historical Collections & Archives. Thomas J. Fogarty, M.D. is well known for his inventions, as well as his...

Documenting COVID-19 at OHSU

OHSU's Historical Collections & Archives is embarking on a project to document the impacts of COVID-19 on the OHSU community. This pandemic has placed a particular stress on people in the health...

Oral History: Rosemary Toedtemeier

This post comes from Zoë Maughan, Student Archives Assistant in the Historical Collections & Archives. A new oral history interview is now available in the OHSU Digital Collections. This...

Oral History: Dr. Michelle Berlin

This post comes from Zoë Maughan, Student Archives Assistant in the Historical Collections & Archives. A new oral history interview is now available in the OHSU Digital Collections. This...