Gary and Christine Rood's donation will go toward building guest housing on the South Waterfront that will provide temporary housing for patients and their families who travel long distances for care.
Doernbecher becomes the dedicated children’s hospital on the West Coast to implement iMRI technology
Innovative technology allows OHSU Doernbecher neurosurgeons to deliver better, safer brain surgery results.
Patients of the Child Development & Rehabilitation Center at OHSU Doernbecher, as well as other community members, hosted an interactive panel at Wizard World Comic Con to discuss their wonderfully crafted costumes.
The money raised will help to provide OHSU Doernbecher patients and their families support for uncompensated travel, lodging and other services integral to their care and comfort.
Each year, an average of 21,500 children are injured in the U.S. because of falls from shopping carts Dr. Ben Hoffman, medical director, OHSU Doernbecher Tom Sargent Safety Center weighs in on shopping cart safety.
The players and Blazers mascot, Blaze, signed autographs and brought smiles to OHSU Doernbecher patients
For children with a particular gene mutation, minimal exposure to lead may contribute to symptoms of ADHD according to new research by Joel Nigg, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience at OHSU.
For nearly one full year, Hope’s gentle and calm demeanor has provided comfort and joy to the special patients, families and staff at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
Life Lessons from the OHSU Doernbecher cancer-clinic playroom OHSU Doernbecher volunteer Liberty Barnes shares her experiences with some very special patients.
All that Braylin wanted for her 10th birthday, was to donate her gifts to other kids at OHSU Doernbecher.
Researchers at OHSU Doernbecher revealed mis-use of car safety seats in infants at an alarming rate. Families should utilize resources at the OHSU Tom Sargent Safety Center, and across the community, to ensure proper installation, use of these important safety devices.
Dr. Ajit Jetmalani and the OHSU Doernbecher Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry named a “Shining Star” by The Flawless Foundation
OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital earned the #2 spot in the healthcare category.
The $3 million grant, given by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will help Dr. David Lewinsohn, at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital, study tuberculosis.
The $1 million gift raised by the Borlaug foundation will help create an endowed professorship and lay the groundwork for the first dedicated pediatric immunology program in Oregon and southwest Washington.
An OHSU driven study, published in the journal Pediatrics, is the latest to find that children with autism are more likely to be overweight or obese than their peers.
Six unique, limited-edition shoes and apparel pieces designed by OHSU Doernbecher patients in collaboration with Nike designers and developers were unveiled and auctioned on Oct. 23, 2015. Since 2004, the Doernbecher Freestyle program has raised $13.8 million dollars for OHSU Doernbecher.
Cast members of NBC’s hit television show brighten the day for young patients and their families.
Dr. Elizabeth Super provides tips for transitioning to nap-free living.
Interoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) technology will allow neurosurgeons at OHSU Doernbecher to more safely and completely remove difficult brain tumors, epilepsy lesions and more.
OHSU Doernbecher named one of 13 research sites across the nation; research aims to answer questions about normal brain development and risk markers for substance abuse and mental illness.
Funding will support research to advance the treatment of childhood leukemia.
The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation board of directors, comprised of business, civic and philanthropic leaders, has appointed five new members.
Cambia Health Foundation gave a $4 million grant to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation in support of the Knight Cancer Challenge. Specifically, the funds will support innovation in Pediatric Palliative Care.
To celebrate the culmination of the 11th year of the Doernbecher Freestyle Program, Nike and OHSU Doernbecher auctioned off 11 pairs of a special "What The Doernbecher" shoes featuring design elements from all 13 of the program’s SB designs. The auction raised over $100,000 in support of the hospital.
Hope, a 2-year-old English Cream Golden Retriever, has joined Doernbecher as Chief Canine Officer. She will help provide comfort and companionship to families and children battling serious illness.
Portland artist Gary Hirsch created Brave Bots to help kids overcome fear during treatment.
You don’t need supernatural abilities to raise money for children in need, and the cast of “Grimm” recently proved that they’re adept at fundraising even without their characters’ special skills.
Improved communication among health-care providers during shift changes reduced injuries due to medical errors by 30 percent, according to a federally funded, multicenter study.
Six one-of-a-kind shoes and apparel pieces designed by OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital patients in collaboration with Nike designers and developers revealed
Anna Wilson, Ph.D., leads 'mindful studies' class at Wilson High School students learn to cope with teenage stress
Study finds incorrect use of car seats widespread among parents taking newborns home from hospital.
The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation has hired Jim Ervin as the foundation’s executive director. Ervin began his new job June 2.
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OHSU Doernbecher pediatric neurologist Dr. Carter Wray prescribes high-fat diet after medications fail, surgery could not correct epilepsy.
Doernbecher psychiatrist Dr. Keith Cheng provides tips for parents concerned about depression in their middle-schoolers.
Registered dietician April Mitsch says zucchini and other quick breads make healthy snacks and are good one-bowl recipes for kids to make.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation supports Dr. Keller's research into childhood soft tissue sarcoma.
Doernbecher psychiatrist, Anna Wilson, M.D., discusses research showing that adolescents whose parents suffer from chronic pain may be more likely to develop ongoing pain too.
Jake Dering, 9, of Tualatin was one of seven Doernbecher patients chosen to design a pair of athletic shoes for the 2013 Nike Doernbecher Frestyle Collection.
OHSU Doernbecher patient-designers were at Nike Portland on Saturday to sign autographs and share their inspiring stories of triumph over serious illness.
Bulky winter coats can pose a serious threat by creating too much space in between your child’s body and the harness itself.
A new study shows prompt use of antiviral medications like Tamiflu or Relenza can save the lives of flu-stricken children in intensive care units — yet the drugs are being used less frequently than they once were.
Twins Kate and Kira Smith of Beaverton both brought their unique styles to the 2013 Nike Doernbecher Freestyle Collection.
Doernbecher's Ben Hoffman, M.D., says pediatricians and parents will benefit by knowing more about hypertrophic pyloric stenosis which occurs in 1 in 1,000 infants.
Without car seat installation help, many families can not figure out how to install them correctly.
A new study finds gunshot injuries in children are disproportionately more severe, deadly and costly than any other source of childhood injury. More
Shoes and apparel pieces designed by OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital patients in collaboration with Nike designers and developers are revealed.
Inspired by her daughters and a breast cancer diagnosis, a Northeast Portland Mom is on a mission to raise money for medical research.
The International Federation of Consulting Engineers named Doernbecher Hospital one of 14 major building engineering achievements of the past century.
Doernbecher Freestyle is a partnership between Doernbecher and Nike in which young patients design limited-edition Nike footwear (and for the first time, apparel pieces) and proceeds help support the hospital.
Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Portland-area Hyundai dealers have awarded OHSU Doernbecher a $250,000 Hyundai Hope Grant for pediatric cancer research.
Doernbecher pediatrician, Ben Hoffman, M.D., shares practical considerations in mind while shopping for this essential back-to-school gear.
Dr. Craigan Usher, pediatric psychiatrist at OHSU Doernbecher, discusses heath concerns of screen time for the development of children, teenagers, and families.
Shelby Lee's Nike Free Run 2 is the fourth shoe to be rereleased in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Doernbecher Freestyle's 10th anniversary.
The St. Baldrick's Foundation has awarded Dr. Peter Kurre a $100,000 grant to pursue his lab's findings that leukemia cells release material that essentially reprograms bone marrow, boosting resistance to leukemia-fighting drugs.
Dr. David Rozansky, pediatric nephrologist at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, encourages good habits, regular blood pressure checks.
- 04/06/2015 Introducing Hope: OHSU Doernbecher’s new Hospital Facility Dog
- 11/06/2014 OHSU Doernbecher, Nike to unveil 2014 Doernbecher Freestyle Collection
- 06/10/2014 OHSU Doernbecher ranks among the nation’s best children’s hospitals in 10 specialties
- 06/09/2014 Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation hires new leader
- 05/29/2014 OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital announces patient-designers for 2014 Doernbecher Freestyle Program
- 05/09/2014 Hundreds of K-12 students will participate in candlelight procession to ‘rekindle’ hope for families at OHSU Doernbecher
- 11/19/2013 Nike Doernbecher Freestyle X collection available to public for first time Saturday
- 10/24/2013 Head of pediatric neurosurgery at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital to lead largest professional neurosurgical organization in the world
- 09/27/2013 Nike and OHSU Doernbecher to unveil 10th anniversary Doernbecher Freestyle Collection
- 09/11/2013 OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital awarded $250,000 research grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels
- 08/06/2013 $100,000 childhood cancer research grant awarded to OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
- 07/08/2013 OHSU Doernbecher patients walk hospital halls to thank blood, marrow donors, support future patients
- 06/11/2013 OHSU Doernbecher ranks among the nation’s best children’s hospitals four years running
- 05/08/2013 Hundreds of students will participate in candlelight procession to ‘rekindle’ hope for patients, families at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
- 04/30/2013 RMHC, OHSU Doernbecher announce interim housing solution for families of seriously ill children traveling to Portland for medical care
- 11/19/2012 Astoria High School senior to deliver hundreds of toys for children at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
- 10/29/2012 OHSU Doernbecher, Massachusetts General team up to help troubled youth in the Pacific Northwest
- 09/26/2012 OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital wins $250,000 research grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
- 09/13/2012 OHSU Doernbecher nurse honored for work caring for children at the end of life
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