A study released September 18 shows that the number of uninsured Oregonians fell by 63 percent from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014. Researchers at OHSU and the Oregon Health Authority assessed whether policy changes associated with the Affordable Care Act changed the number of uninsured Oregonians. Support for the study was provided by the Oregon Health Authority and by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health Reform Assistance Network.
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The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute has funded three projects designed to enhance translational research at OHSU. These novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies will lead to further research and funding in translational research. Awardees Penelope Hogarth “Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation: Research Cohort Developement” Cynthia McEvoy “From Mother to Baby: Blocking Lung Disease and the Epigenetic Changes in Childhood Caused by Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy” Garet Lahvis “Oregon Animation Test for Social Reciprocity” For full … Read More
Nancy L. Haigwood, Ph.D.–director of the ONPRC and Senior Scientist–has been appointed to the National Institutes of Health Council of Councils. This body advises the director of the NIH on research opportunities, policy, public health concerns, and other strategic priorities for the NIH. Dr. Haigwood will serve through October 2015. Dr. Haigwood is the fifth Director of ONPRC and will contribute deep knowledge of the vital role that NIH-sponsored research resources play in creating the … Read More
Kim Saunders, DVM, director of the Department of Comparative Medicine, was named the 57th president of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) during the closing ceremonies at their recent annual meeting in Minneapolis. “I am honored to serve as the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science’s 57th president,” she said, “I truly value the unique and diverse membership of this association which includes animal care technicians, managers, veterinarians, scientists, IACUC professionals and commercial members who work together to create and … Read More
OHSU’s New Employee Orientation, commonly referred to as NEO, was revamped and relaunched back in January. As a reminder, Day 1 of New Employee Orientation is for every new employee at OHSU, regardless of position or mission area. The recently revamped program provides information and resources that every new employee needs in order to make a successful start, including information on benefits, parking and transportation, and integrity. NEO occurs bi-monthly. For more information, visit the … Read More