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Host a high school science teacher in your lab; letter of interest due Sept. 27

Give high school teachers an opportunity to work at the cutting edge of science, thereby revitalizing their teaching and helping them appreciate the use of inquiry-based methods in the teaching of science. The Murdock Charitable Trust Partners in Science Program, based locally, supports science teachers in research labs for eight to ten weeks during two consecutive summers. Teachers receive a stipend of $5,000 per summer; hosting mentors receive $1,000 in discretionary funds. If you are … Read More

Changes to the Research Safety Team

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Debra Brickey, Ph.D., to Research Safety Manager and OHSU Biosafety Officer for all OHSU campuses. Debra also serves as the Responsible Official for both Central and Waterfront Campus and West Campus. Debra began her career at OHSU in 1991 where she started in the position of Senior Research Associate and Laboratory Manager at the Vollum Institute. She brings a wealth of experience to her new role and  … Read More

Keep your eyes peeled for an email upgrade beginning Aug. 16

We’re cross-posting the following announcement from Staff News. Beginning Aug. 16, ITG will upgrade the servers that power Outlook email. The servers will be upgraded from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010. In addition to providing several behind-the-scenes improvements, you’ll notice: Better calendar sharing Better experience in Outlook Web Access (mail.ohsu.edu) Better visibility on small screens like smartphones and tablets. ITG asks that you delete any unnecessary emails prior to your mailbox migration (including emails in … Read More

Sunshine Provisions National Provider Call, Aug. 8

The “Sunshine Provisions” of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act requires manufacturers to report to the federal government any payments they make to physicians and teaching hospitals. Pharmaceutical, medical device, biological and medical supply manufacturers will start tracking payments to physicians on August 1, 2013.  This information will be made available on a publicly accessible website beginning September 30, 2014. The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is holding a National Provider … Read More

Vote for OHSU OB/GYN research grant

Help a group of OHSU women’s health researchers compete for a people’s choice award from Saving Lives at Birth, a program whose sponsors include USAID and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Alison Edelman, M.D., M.P.H., Maria Rodriguez, M.D., Jeffrey Jensen, M.D., M.P.H., and collaborators at RevMedx are finalists for their project, “A Novel Agent for Management of Post Partum Hemorrhage: Adaptation of the Xstat Mini-Sponge Applicator for Obstetric Use,” which adopts new technology from … Read More

Career counseling for junior faculty from a Harvard veteran

Maybe we should all be enjoying our jobs more and worrying about them less. Check this out from Radhika Nagpal, Professor of Computer Science, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. She has some interesting insights into how to prioritize, manage your time, say no–and have fun.

P. Hemachandra Reddy appointed to NIH Neural Oxidative Metabolism and Death Study Section

P. Hemachandra Reddy, Ph.D., an associate scientist in the Division of Neuroscience, has been selected to serve as a member of the Neural Oxidative Metabolism and Death Study Section for the NIH Center for Scientific Review through June 30, 2019. Members are selected based on the quality of their research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors. As a member of a study section, Dr. Reddy will review NIH … Read More

Wireless downtime, July 3 & 15

On Wednesday, July 3, ITG will be performing a critical reboot of the wireless data network. Later this month, on July 15, ITG has planned for a wireless network upgrade that will also impact WiFi services. For more information, visit the TechTalk blog. For questions, please contact the ITG Help Desk at 4-2222.

Research courtyard: Crane-related work through Saturday

We are cross-posting this important notice from Staff News. On Saturday, June 29, a crane will replace heavy ventilation equipment atop the Medical Research Building and MacKenzie Hall. Preparation leading up to that event will bring the following: Wednesday, June 26 Fourteen parking spaces in the Auditorium Lot will be off-limits to parkers. Temporary protective plating will be placed in the research courtyard. At the west end of the research courtyard, between the Old Library … Read More

Check your inbox for the commute survey; please respond by June 28

A random sampling of OHSU employees recently received a commute survey from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). If less than 75 percent of recipients complete the survey, TriMet commuters may be in jeopardy of losing their discounted passes. If you received a commute survey and have not yet completed it, please do so by Friday, June 28, 2013. The survey should take less than five minutes to complete. Individuals who received the email … Read More

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