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Global health course provides unique interprofessional training experience to OHSU students

Although the number of refugees, recent immigrants, and other underserved individuals is growing in the U.S., many health care professionals receive minimal training on how to interact with and understand the unique health needs of these populations. For the past several years, the OHSU Global Health Center has offered a unique, community-based elective for students of all disciplines to learn how to work in interdisciplinary teams and to develop critical cross-cultural knowledge and understanding. Since … Read More

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., to lead Alzheimer’s Association professional society

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., professor and director of OHSU’s Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, will lead the Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART) this year, following his service as vice chair of the society for the past two years. “I am honored to be leading this international professional society of Alzheimer’s researchers, and I look forward to continuing to work to find treatment and ultimately a cure for this devastating … Read More

Essay contest for students and fellows from the Lasker Foundation

The Lasker Foundation seeks original, 1000-word essays from students and fellows that discuss innovative ways to build support and ensure funding for medical research. First prize is $10,000 and a trip to New York to meet the 2014 Lasker Award Winners. Second and third prize winners will receive $5,000 and $2,000, respectively.  Who is eligible: Medical school students and fellows; doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in biomedical research; graduate students in public health programs; or graduate … Read More

Collaborative Life Sciences Building Open House, June 26

Members of the OHSU community are invited to join colleagues from Portland State University and Oregon State University for a tour of the new Collaborative Life Sciences Building on June 26. This will be your only opportunity to see many aspects of the building before access is restricted or space is in use. Parking is limited; please plan to use the tram or streetcar. Collaborative Life Sciences Building Open House Thursday, June 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. … Read More

CLSB: What you need to know about parking and transportation

Update 7/7: TriMet bus commuters: the CLSB is Stop 13181, Moody and Sheridan, served by bus line 35 and 36. Within about a five-minute walk from the CLSB, there are connections to lines 9, 17, 19, 38, 43, 45, 54, 55, 56, and 66. To map your commute, try the TriMet trip planner. If TriMet’s current options are not convenient to you, submit your comments on the TriMet website. Direct feedback from riders is the best way … Read More

Collaborative Life Sciences Building scheduled to open on time, move-in schedule is on target

The Collaborative Life Sciences Building (CLSB) is opening on time and on budget on June 26. It’s currently being evaluated for LEED Platinum certification as well. Building operations teams are already working to make sure that programs will be able to move in as smoothly as possible—though any move will, of course, have some glitches. The Physician Assistant program is preparing to move in, along with simulation programs, to be ready for their summer term. … Read More

Research Strategic Advisory Council election results

Earlier this month, the OHSU Faculty Senate conducted an election for three faculty positions on the new Research Strategic Advisory Council (RSAC). The following faculty members were selected: Roger Chou, M.D., associate professor of medicine (internal medicine and geriatrics), School of Medicine Lissi Hansen, R.N., Ph.D., associate professor, OHSU School of Nursing, and research scientist, Portland VA Medical Center Thomas Scanlan, Ph.D., professor of physiology and pharmacology, School of Medicine The RSAC serves as the principal … Read More

So, do you want to be in the movies?

OHSU is creating a short research video to elevate awareness of OHSU’s research strengths and to help differentiate our work from other universities. The video will be smart and fun, and upon completion, will be available to OHSU faculty and others to help tell our overall research story. The goal is to provide our community with a dynamic tool to describe research at OHSU. The creative team needs your help. The shoot is June 10-13. What’s … Read More

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., receives MERIT award from National Institute of Mental Health

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience in the OHSU School of Medicine and director of the Division of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, has received a MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) award from the National Institute of Mental Health to further his work on the underlying mechanisms and causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A leader in the field of ADHD research, Dr. Nigg has created a unique integration of … Read More

OHSU Research Week begins Monday

OHSU Research Week begins Monday, May 5 with a poster session at 11:30 a.m. in the Old Library Great Hall. At 1 p.m., Garry Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute will be giving a keynote lecture today in the OHSU Auditorium. Dan Dorsa, Ph.D., senior vice president for research, encourages all members of the OHSU Research community to attend. Monday schedule All events take place in the Old Library Building … Read More

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