OHSU Extra

Celebrating the Power of Philanthropy

Spring 2015 


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Healing for the whole family

OHSU is building a new five-story housing complex on Portland's South Waterfront to provide families in crisis with an oasis of healing and stability. Read more

Learn about some of the families for whom housing is so important


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Nature, nurture and everything in between

What makes some kids more likely than others to develop ADHD, autism or dyslexia? How can we identify and protect kids at risk for these and other brain disorders? OHSU neuroscientists and mental health professionals are working to unravel the complex causes of developmental brain disorders. Read more


Local foundations step up to the Knight Cancer Challenge

Grants from The Collins Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, The Meyer Memorial Trust, The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust and The Oregon Community Foundation are helping to bring OHSU even closer to the $500 million mark. Read more