Posts Tagged ‘lecture’

Dentistry seminar: Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., Dec. 2

The OHSU School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series welcomes Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Endodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, for a lecture on Monday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m. in School of Dentistry room 220/225. A reception will be held at 4 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Atrium. Dr. Hargreaves will be delivering a talk entitled, “Iron in the Fire: The Role of Endogenous … Read More

Capt. Thomas Weiser, M.D., M.P.H., on “What a Career in Indian Health Has Taught Me,” Nov. 21

The OHSU Native American Employee Resource Group and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion invite all to attend what promises to be an insightful lecture by Capt. Thomas Weiser, M.D., M.P.H., titled, “The Importance of Culture: What a Career in Indian Health Has Taught Me.” Dr. Weiser, a medical epidemiologist for the Portland Area Indian Health Service, will highlight some of his experiences working with American Indian and Alaska Native peoples and discuss the importance … Read More

Career seminar with freelance science journalist Virginia Gewin, Nov. 21

Virginia Gewin is a Portland-based freelance science journalist with ten years of experience in the business. She writes for Nature, PLoS Biology, Discover Magazine, as well as local publications like Portland Monthly and the Oregonian.  She also writes features about scientific careers for NatureJobs.com and is a contributor to “The Science Writer’s Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Pitch, Publish and Prosper in the Digital Age.” She completed a AAAS Mass Media fellowship in 2001 and a journalism … Read More

5th Annual Robert G. Gootee Lecture featuring author Kevin Carroll, Nov. 15

On Friday, November 15, OHSU and the OHSU Foundation will be co-hosting the 5th Annual Robert G. Gootee/Moda Health Endowed Lecture on Leadership and Professionalism. This event is very exciting because Kevin Carroll—well-known author, speaker and agent for social change—will be helping us understand how to enliven and enrich our work lives, enhance innovation, and improve team dynamics and interpersonal communication. Kevin has dedicated his life to advancing sports and play as a vehicle for social change … Read More

Public lecture: Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., to discuss origins of disease, Oct. 17

The 2013-2014 Marquam Hill Lecture Series kicks-off this October with OHSU’s own Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., presenting, “Where Does Disease Come From? Revealing the Secrets of Epigenetics.” The lecture will be held in the OHSU Auditorium and will begin at 7 p.m. on October 17, 2013. About the lecture When you think about malnutrition, you might picture impoverished children experiencing famine. But a pregnant woman in Oregon who does not have access to wholesome foods such … Read More

2013 Matarazzo Lecture: Russell D. Fernald, Ph.D., Oct. 29

The Department of Behavioral Neuroscience invites you to its 2013 Matarazzo Lecture Series and reception featuring special guest speaker, Russell D. Fernald, Ph.D., professor of biology at Stanford University. This year’s lecture is titled “How does social behavior change the brain” and will be held at the Vey Conference Center on the 11th floor of the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, October 29 at 2 p.m. The lecture will be directly followed by a 3 … Read More

Making research data discoverable and usable, Sept. 25

Researchers who are interested in learning how to make an impact with their data are invited to a guest lecture by Anita de Waard, Ph.D., vice president of Research Data Collections at Elsevier. The talk, “It’s the metadata, stupid!: Making research data discoverable and usable,” will take place Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. in University Hospital (UHS) room 8B60. About the speaker Anita de Waard has a degree in experimental low-temperature physics from … Read More

125th lecture series: Sir Bruce Ponder discusses genes and cancer, July 9

For the next event in the 125th Anniversary Lecture Series, the OHSU School of Medicine in conjunction with the Knight Cancer Institute invite you to a lecture from Sir Bruce Ponder, M.D., Ph.D., FRS, professor of oncology and director, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, University of Cambridge. When: July 9, 2013 at 4 p.m. Where: OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Who: All OHSU faculty, staff and trainees About the lecture Dr. Ponder will update … Read More

125th lecture: Eric Topol, M.D., discusses human digitization, June 12

The next speaker in the 125th Anniversary Lecture series is Eric Topol, M.D., director, Scripps Translational Science Institute, who will explain how digitizing human beings reboots the future of medicine. When: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 12 p.m. Where: OHSU Auditorium Who: As with all 125th anniversary lectures, the entire OHSU community is invited and members of the public are also welcome. About the Lecture Pioneering geneticist and cardiologist Eric Topol, M.D., will share his perspective on the … Read More

Drs. Barker and Thornburg to give joint lecture on nutrition in the developmental origins of disease, May 30

How can good nutrition play a part in reducing the prevalence of chronic diseases? On Thursday, May 30 at 5 p.m. in Vollum Institute room M1441, David Barker, M.D., Ph.D., director of international collaborations at the OHSU Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness, and Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., interim director of the Moore Institute will discuss the vital relationships between maternal prenatal diet, fetal health and adult onset disease. The hour-long lecture will … Read More

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