Partnership for Scientific Inquiry (PSI), local high school course that gives students real-world research experience, is looking for volunteer mentors from OHSU. What makes this program invaluable to students is the opportunity to work closely with their mentors to create a research proposal and conduct that research in their mentor’s lab. Mentors attend one class to give a brief presentation to the students and then meet periodically with an assigned student to help them read … Read More
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Come on down to the Center for Health and Healing on November 27, 28 & 29 for a holiday shopping event benefiting the OHSU Heart Research Center. The Bazaar will feature a rotating selection of handmade crafts from authentic Northwest Artisians. View more information including hours of operation and a list of vendors. This event is open to OHSU students and employees as well as the public.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.