OHSU at the Mozilla Global Sprint 2018

Daniela Saderi, Ph.D. candidate in the Neuroscience Graduate Program In May 2018 I joined an incredible team of innovators and change-makers in Cambridge, UK, for the first eLife Innovation Sprint....

Art + Science: Creating a Shared Space

Mollie Marr, M.D./Ph.D. student in Behavioral Neuroscience I studied theatre because I was drawn to the transformative potential of performance. A play surprises you with truths—truths about...

Reflections on gun violence

On April 20, OHSU Students Against Gun Violence organized a rally with a variety of speakers sharing their perspectives on the impacts of gun violence. One speaker was M.D./Ph.D. student Caroline...

What Not to Do in Grad School

Rebecca Hood, Ph.D. candidate in Behavioral Neuroscience As I finish up my fifth year in graduate school, I’d like to share some lessons about things to not do that I’ve learned during my time...

Thanks for the memories

Six years. 72 months. 2,190 days. 52,560 hours. 3,153,600 minutes. I began graduate school as an early 20-something in September 2011. I wanted to be a scientist, I wanted a Ph.D. I knew it would not...

Finding balance through racing

OHSU StudentSpeak is pleased to present this guest post from Cymon Kersch, an M.D./Ph.D. student in the OHSU School of Medicine and recent qualifier for the 2017 triathlon world...

Not all information is created equal

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been a graduate student for four years, now starting my fifth. And as a result, I’ve reached a kind of informal, gray-haired milestone where I want to...

When human health affects environmental health

OHSU StudentSpeak is pleased to present this guest post by M.S. student Brittany Cummings, a 2016–17 Robert E. Malouf Fellow funded by Oregon Sea Grant. She is pursuing a master’s in...

Predicting the future of science and the Ph.D.

As a child, whenever somebody asked me about my future, what I planned on doing when I grew up, I already knew the answer: I was going to be a physician. I enjoyed medicine, I liked helping people,...