Posts Tagged ‘awards’

OHSU researchers receive Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award to unleash the power of imaging for cancer treatment

When doctors treat breast cancer patients with the latest targeted cancer drugs, many patients initially see an improvement but later relapse and develop a resistance to treatment. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University believe that by developing better imaging technologies they will be able to see how molecules change and rearrange themselves in response to cancer treatment, ultimately allowing them to create more effective treatments with a lasting response. Summer L. Gibbs, Ph.D., and … Read More

Faculty Senate Award nominations due Feb. 14

The Faculty Senate Awards recognize OHSU faculty members for their exceptional effort in support of OHSU’s mission. Awards are made for contributions within the last ten years in one of five categories: research, leadership, teaching, service and collaboration. Up to four nominees will be chosen from each category and each finalist will receive $500. The award winner from the category will receive $3,500 and will have his or her name engraved on the Faculty Senate Awards Memorial Plaque. Award … Read More

OHSU faculty members receive Medical Research Foundation of Oregon awards

On Nov. 14, the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon announced the recipients of its 2013 awards program, which included two OHSU faculty members: Eric Orwoll, M.D., and Jennifer DeVoe, M.D. Dr. Orwoll, professor of medicine and director of the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, was honored with a Discovery Award for his influential work in male osteoporosis. Dr. DeVoe, associate professor of family medicine, received the Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award for her … Read More

OHSU Brain Institute’s Bobby Heagerty receives educator award from Society for Neuroscience

Bobby Heagerty, community affairs and education director at the OHSU Brain Institute, was recently honored with a Science Education Award from the Society for Neuroscience. The award, announced at the society’s annual meeting in San Diego, recognizes outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions educating the public about neuroscience. Heagerty’s contributions include developing the OHSU Brain Institute’s Brain Awareness lecture series; bringing neuroscience to classrooms across Oregon; and providing counsel to U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer. To learn … Read More

Congrats to the Research Week Employee Appreciation Award winners

The following individuals (and team!) were recently recognized by their colleagues and peers for their outstanding leadership, dedication, and commitment to research at OHSU. Nominations were solicited from across the institution, and a peer review committee selected winners from among those who were nominated. The winners were announced at the Research Week awards reception on May 23, 2013. Research Leadership Award For an individual or group who demonstrates outstanding leadership in research: Leslie Muldoon, Ph.D., … Read More

OHSU Research Week oral and poster presentation award winners

Below is a list of students who were recognized for exceptional oral or poster presentations during OHSU Research Week. Students were evaluated on hypothesis, research approach, impact, layout/use of media, and presentation skills. The top 15 percent of presenters were selected for an award. Oral presentation winners receive a $150 cash prize and poster presentation winners receive a $75 cash prize. Special thanks to Dr. Peter Mayinger and all of our volunteer judges who evaluated … Read More

Research Week Thursday: Dr. Byers keynote, awards reception, and more

Today’s Research Week lineup features keynote speaker Peter Byers, M.D., professor of medicine and pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Byers will be presenting on the intersection of using advanced genomic tools and clinical practice in his talk, “Getting to Recessive: Making the Rare Common.” As both a clinical and molecular geneticist, he has devoted his career to understanding the molecular pathogenesis of inherited disorders of connective tissue. He has focused on collagen … Read More

New for Research Week 2013: Research Employee Appreciation Awards

OHSU researchers: we invite you to celebrate the great work of your colleagues. The following awards will be presented at the OHSU Research Week closing ceremony on Thursday, May 23, 2013. We’re asking you to nominate your colleagues for their contributions to research at OHSU—whether that is scientific achievement, excellent service, outstanding problem-solving, or anything else you think should be recognized. Awardees will be presented with a token of appreciation and a commemorative plaque. —Research … Read More

New deadline: Center for Diversity & Inclusion seeks nominees for awards

Updated 3/21: The deadline for nominations has been extended to Friday, April 5. OHSU’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion seeks nominees for several 2013 Diversity & Inclusion awards, including an Outstanding Research Award. The Outstanding Research Award recognizes completed or ongoing research work that has contributed substantially to the literature and to the field, focusing on health disparities among underserved populations, social determinants of health, issues of diversity among varied racial and ethnic backgrounds, ageism, … Read More

Faculty Senate Award nominations due March 22

The Faculty Senate Awards recognize OHSU faculty members for their exceptional effort in support of OHSU’s mission. Awards are made for contributions within the last ten years in one of five categories: research, leadership, teaching, service and collaboration. Up to four nominees will be chosen from each category and each finalist will receive $500. The award winner from the category will receive $3,500 and will have his or her name engraved on the Faculty Senate Awards Memorial Plaque. Award … Read More

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