Letisha Wyatt, Ph.D., director of diversity in research

Diversity in research: Wyatt takes on new role at OHSU

Letisha Wyatt, Ph.D., has been named director of diversity in research, a new position funded by the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research. Wyatt will be developing and connecting projects...

Career development opportunities at this year’s Research Week

Research Week 2017 begins next week on Monday, May 1, and will feature several workshops, lectures, and discussions relevant to students, postdocs, and junior faculty who want input on how to...

New resources to support diversity in NIH-funded research

The NIH has developed a new portal to information about how scientific workforce diversity is promoted and supported in extramural programs. The website focuses on four main areas: Background...

Under-Represented Minority Postdoc Recruitment Day, Apr. 14-16

OHSU is accepting applications for the first URM postdoc recruitment day travel fellowship, which provides travel and all associated costs of a visit to OHSU April 14-16. We are...

First year of EXITO pilot project program, letter of intent due Oct. 15

Background: Portland State University and OHSU received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health in 2013 to serve as a center for innovation and to help undergraduates, including those...

NIH updates diversity statement

On Jan. 12, 2015, the NIH released an announcement that provides an updated diversity statement, describing the institutes's interest in the diversity of the NIH-funded workforce. The statement...

OHSU hosts “Say Hey!” on Aug. 21

OHSU and the Portland Business Alliance's Partners in Diversity, are working together to sponsor "Say Hey," a free networking event for professionals of color who are new to Portland. The event is...