Posts Tagged ‘Oregon House Bill 2896’

I never imagined I would be diagnosed with cancer at age 23

By Katie Wilkes My name is Katie. OHSU employees may know me as the editor of OHSU Research News or the person you email when you need help finding grant funding. What they probably don’t know is that the first week I started working at OHSU, I was diagnosed with the most deadly type of skin cancer: melanoma. While it’s not always easy sharing such a personal story, when I found out OHSU was supporting … Read More

Our children deserve stronger protections from cancer-causing tanning devices

By Brian Druker, M.D. Early on in my career, I promised cancer patients and their families that I would do everything I could to find new ways to treat and prevent this complex and deadly disease. That promise shapes my priorities, and because of it, I am compelled to act when I see a gap between our actions and our knowledge. Skin cancer remains a highly preventable form of the disease that impacts a disproportionate … Read More

OHSU Health Fair at Pioneer Square.

Why 96,000 Square Miles?

President Robertson is fond of saying that OHSU has a 96,000 square mile campus, serving Oregonians “from Enterprise to Coos Bay, from Portland to Klamath Falls.”

This blog aims to highlight that breadth. 96,000 Square Miles (96K for short) will focus on the people of OHSU, the Oregonians we serve and the ripple effect of our work in Oregon and beyond.

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