Posts Tagged ‘visiting speaker’

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute director to visit OHSU, May 5

Gary Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health, will be on campus Monday, May 5 to deliver a lecture entitled, “Charting our Future Together: Setting an Agenda for the NHBLI.” His talk will take place at 1 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Dr. Gibbons oversees the third largest institute at the NIH, with an annual budget of more than $3 billion and a staff of … Read More

Institute of Medicine president to give Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture, April 4

Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., president of the Institute of Medicine, will be giving the 4th Annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health this Friday, April 4 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium. His talk will be on, “U.S. Health in International Perspective.” A reception will follow. Prior to IOM, Dr. Fineberg served as provost of Harvard University from 1997 to 2001, following thirteen years as dean of the Harvard School … Read More

Funding Focus: Fulbright Scholars informational seminar, March 25

Have you ever considered traveling abroad to pursue your research career goals? Maybe you’ve wondered if a new environment might allow you to gain alternate perspectives? Or perhaps you just want to see more of the world? If so, you won’t want to miss this month’s Funding Focus featuring special guest from the Fulbright Program, Dylan Gipson, senior program officer for the Fulbright Council for International Exchange of Scholars, who will present on March 25, … Read More

Women in Science seminar on careers in world health, Feb. 12

From the Bench to The Middle East, North Africa and Beyond: Using HIV Drug Hunting as a Platform for International Cooperation in a Challenging Region Wednesday February 12, 2014 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Mac Hall 2201 OHSU Women in Science is pleased to host Navid Madani, Ph.D. from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard for a special seminar on Alternative Careers in World Health. Dr. Madani, an Iranian-born scientist who received her Ph.D. at OHSU, has been … Read More

Dentistry seminar: Jacques Nor, D.D.S., Ph.D., Jan. 31

The OHSU School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series is pleased to host Jacques E. Nor, D.D.S, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics at the University of Michigan, for a lecture on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. in School of Dentistry room 220/225. Dr. Nor will be delivering a talk entitled, “Dental Pulp Tissue Engineering: Overcoming the Challenges.” A reception will be held at noon in front of the lecture … Read More

Seminar: Research and teaching at a small liberal arts college, Jan. 10

If you’re interested in learning more about research and teaching at a small liberal arts college, don’t miss the Neuroscience Graduate Program’s upcoming Alternative Careers seminar with Kara Cerveny, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Reed College. The seminar will be held on Friday, January 10 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Vollum M1441.

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

December Basic & Translation Sciences Seminar Series schedule

The Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Knight Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, provides an emphasis on fundamental science and translational research topics presented by leading extramural scientists. Upcoming speakers in December: December 2 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Markus Grompe, M.D., Director, Pape Family Pediatric Institute; Director, Oregon Stem Cell Center; Professor, Department of Pediatrics: “How to build human tissues in animals: the … 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 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

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