Posts Tagged ‘women’s health’

Dr. Hassouneh receives Outstanding Research Diversity & Inclusion award

Dr. Dena Hassouneh was one of a number of OHSU community members to be honored at the first OHSU Diversity and Inclusion Awards ceremony that was recently held at the Portland Art  Museum. The event celebrated exemplary work of OHSU faculty, students, and staff in advancing diversity, inclusion, and equality. Dr. Hassouneh received an award for outstanding research in addressing inequalities in nursing education, and in understanding and improving mental health disparities in women. Her … Read More

Wendy Wu, Ph.D., receives 2012 women’s health Circle of Giving grant

The OHSU Center for Women’s Health Circle of Giving, a group of philanthropic women who pool and target their resources to advance women’s health research at OHSU, selected Wendy Wu, Ph.D., from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to receive their annual grant of $125,000. The grant will support Dr. Wu’s investigation into therapies that can help maintain brain function and cognitive performance after menopause. The Circle of Giving grant is focused exclusively on OHSU … Read More

OHSU researchers successfully test new gene therapy in human cells

Imagine knowing that your child is at risk for inheriting a genetic condition. Now imagine being able to fix the genetic defect before the child is even born. This may sound like something out of science fiction, but we’re one step closer to it being reality thanks to researchers here at Oregon Health & Science University. Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., associate scientist in the Division of Reproductive & Developmental Sciences at the Oregon National Primate Research … Read More

Internal career development opportunity for clinician-scientists, due Nov. 19

The NIH-funded K12 program, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH), is offering a special funding opportunity for junior faculty with a clinical doctorate degree.The goal of the BIRCWH is to develop junior faculty into leading interdisciplinary research scientists in women’s health. BIRCWH supports the full spectrum of research including basic science, clinical research, information technology, health services, patient-centered outcomes, policy, public health, behavioral, and applied research. Deadline: November 19, 2012 Award Information: Provides salary support for … Read More

Deadline extended: Career development opportunity in women’s health research

The NIH-funded K12 program, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH), is now accepting applications for its summer 2012 fellowship. The goal of the BIRCWH is to develop junior faculty into leading interdisciplinary research scientists in women’s health. BIRCWH supports the full spectrum of research including basic science, clinical research, information technology, health services, patient-centered outcomes, policy, public health, behavioral, and applied research. Deadline extended to July 9, 2012. Award Information: Provides salary support for 75% … Read More

Center for Women’s Health research grant, applications due July 6

$125,000 Unrestricted Grant for Women’s Health Researchers The OHSU Center for Women’s Health Circle of Giving is now accepting submissions for a specific 2012 Women’s Health Research Funding Opportunity. Circle of Giving funding is intended to support new or established investigators interested in developing innovative directions in women’s health research. Applications will be accepted from OHSU faculty at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The Circle expects to award $125,000 to support … Read More

DoD releases 2012 breast and ovarian cancer research funding announcements

The Department of Defense (DoD) has released RFAs for its highly anticipated Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research Programs. Deadlines vary—find the full program announcements below for more information.

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division to be a leader at international meeting

Next week, OHSU’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine will be making a big impact at the 32nd Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine meeting in Dallas, TX. Fifty-six of the abstracts selected for publication at this international meeting are from OHSU—that’s more abstracts than from any other university attending the meeting. Congrats Maternal-Fetal Medicine! Download a PDF of all 56 abstracts or visit the Women’s Health Matters blog for more exciting women’s health news.

Public lecture on birth control, family planning by Jeffrey Jensen, MD, MPH

Jeffrey Jensen, M.D., vice chair for research in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and director of the Women’s Health Research Unit will present “What do Women (and Men) Want? Next Generation Birth Control and Family Planning” on Thursday, February 16, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. The talk is one of the Marquam Hill Lecture Series geared toward sharing cutting edge research with the general public. The lecture is free, but seating … Read More

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