Posts Tagged ‘community’

Community Giving Campaign: $1k in prizes up for grabs for participating!

Every year around this time, OHSU takes two weeks to focus on the Community Giving Campaign, which allows employees to direct contributions to seven community organizations that represent more than 500 local charities. Monthly payroll deductions are a convenient way to give and can add up to a significant gift over the course of the year. This year’s campaign started October 25 and will continue through Thursday, November 15. If giving to our surrounding community … Read More

Dennis McCarty, PhD, receives Lifetime Achievement Award

This month, Dennis McCarty, Ph.D., professor and vice chair of the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, will be honored at the American Public Health Association’s 140th annual meeting with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Section. The award is meant to recognize an individual who has had a long and distinguished career in the field and has provided a lifetime of significant contributions. Dr. McCarty’s career has focused … Read More

Mentor a student in clinical and translational research next summer?

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) Oregon Students Learn and Experience Research (OSLER) program is looking for mentors for medical, dental, doctoral nursing, and graduate students for summer research in 2013. The OCTRI OSLER TL1 program can provide a stipend ($4,862 prorated for 12 weeks) and modest research costs of $460 for 6 students for research over 8-12 weeks next summer.  The Dean’s fund provides funding for an additional 8-10 additional summer training slots.  These … Read More

Mentor a Murdock Scholar next summer

If you’re a faculty member who is part of the Knight Cancer Institute or OHSU Heart Research Center, consider mentoring an undergraduate biology student through the Murdock Undergraduate Collaborative Research Program next summer. Mentors work with a Murdock Scholar for ten weeks during the summer on a project and continue to assist the scholar throughout the following year to prepare a final thesis and give a presentation at a special session of the Oregon Academy … Read More

Reminder: The Science and Art of Healthy Aging Conference, Oct. 10

Come attend the second annual Healthy Aging Alliance conference: The Science and Art of Healthy Aging on October 10, 2012 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Portland Art Museum. This creative, interdisciplinary conference will include: Keynote speakers Dr. Walter Bortz of Stanford University, one of America’s most distinguished scientific experts on aging and longevity on “The Plasticity of Human Aging” Dr. Larry Sherman of OHSU on “How Music Helps the Aging Brain” (piano performance … Read More

Take Back Prescription Drugs, Sept. 29

Everyone at OHSU and from the Portland-Metro area is invited to bring expired or unused prescription drugs, vitamins, and animal medications to the parking lot in front of the Emergency Department on Saturday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers from Pharmacy and the Poison Center will be there to answer any questions you may have. Your privacy and anonymity is of the utmost importance, and the volunteers won’t ask questions, except for … Read More

New partnership between OHSU and The Vancouver Clinic

OHSU’s Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and The Vancouver Clinic, are pleased to announce collaboration between the two institutions to facilitate research studies.  The collaboration is intended to enhance the ability to perform clinical research activities supported by a variety of funding sources (e.g., NIH, industry). Processes at both institutions, including IRB review, access to costing information, and access to patients for recruitment, have been streamlined to allow efficient access better serve to patient’s … Read More

Check out the Healthy Aging Alliance’s new website

Learn how researchers across a wide range of disciplines are coming together to help our aging population stay healthy and maintain independence. View the new Healthy Aging Alliance website.

New templates available for advertising clinical trials

Need to create flyer or advertisement for your clinical trial? A number of new templates are now available on the Ozone Branding site under the Research Templates Section, including specific templates for Casey Eye Institute, Knight Cancer Institute, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and the OHSU Brain Institute. Find clinical trial advertisement templates on the Ozone.

OCTRI announces Oregon Student Learn and Experience Research awardees

The Oregon Students Learn and Experience Research (OSLER) program, within the Oregon Center for Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI), is pleased to announce the recipients of an NIH supported TL1 training award, AHRQ T32 training award, and Summer OCTRI Student awards. This program supports early research experience for pre-doctoral medical, dental, graduate nursing, basic science, bioengineering, and pharmacy students, enhancing the pipeline of OHSU health professionals interested in clinical and translational research. These students … Read More

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