In memoriam: Jeff Colby (1951-2021)

It is with great sadness that the OHSU Library shares the news that our colleague, Jeff Colby, passed away in late January 2021 at the age of 69. Born in Southern California, Jeff started his...

Cherry blossom branches in foreground, OHSU campus and blue sky in background

Spring 2021 history-related events with the OHSU Library

Spring is here, and we have a slate of excellent history-centered online events planned here at the OHSU Library. We are very excited to invite you to join us for all of these great speakers and...

An interview with Dr. Walter C. Reynolds

This post comes from Zoë Maughan, Student Archives Assistant in the Historical Collections & Archives. It was in 2007, just after OHSU named one of the new aerial trams “Walt” in...

Oral History: Dr. Dena Hassouneh

This post comes from Zoë Maughan, Student Archives Assistant in the Historical Collections & Archives. Another interview from our Oral History Collection is now available online! This...

Image showing behind the scenes at the recording of Dr. Lynne Shinto's oral history interview; Shinto's face is shown on a television screen along with the recording studio.

Oral History: Lynne Shinto and integrative medicine

This post comes from Roman Block, Student Archives Assistant in the Historical Collections & Archives. Integrative medicine, which pairs the use of natural medicine with that of conventional...

Jeff Colby retires after four decades with the OHSU Library

This week we celebrate our colleague, Jeff Colby, as he retires after four decades (you read that right, 40 years!) with OHSU. Jeff's seen the Library, and the institution, through many changes...

New Resource Guide on Race, Racism and Health Disparities

In collaboration with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, and in response to requests from our community, the Library has published a new guide: Resources on Race, Racism and Health...

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...