OHSU's 'Ask the Health Experts' Lecture Series resumes this Fall with new topics

08/05/11  Portland, Ore.

Calendar Alert


The fall session of Oregon Health & Science University's much-anticipated “Ask the Health Experts” seminar series is fast approaching. Each lecture is followed by a question-and-answer session with leading experts in their field. All lectures are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, Sept. 7 - 7 p.m.
Pelvic Organ Prolapse: When Something Falls

Renee Edwards, M.D.; Tom Gregory, M.D.; Mary Anna Denman, M.D.
Learn about the common, yet bothersome, problem of uterine and vaginal prolapse. Understand what can be done to treat it, and what can be done to prevent it from happening in the first place.

Wednesday, Sept. 21 - 7 p.m.
Hip and Knee Replacements

Kathryn Schabel, M.D.
Learn about important advances in joint replacement — for arthritis, sports injuries and aging joints — and whether they can help you.

Tuesday, Oct. 11 - 7 p.m.
Gotta Go!: Overactive and Leaky Bladders in Women

Renee Edwards, M.D.; Tom Gregory, M.D.; Mary Anna Denman, M.D.
Learn about the problem of going to the bathroom too frequently and losing urine when you cough or sneeze, as well as what can be done to give it a tune-up.

Wednesday, Oct. 19 - 7 p.m.
Physical Therapy Management of Back and Neck Pain

Rachel Gross, D.P.T.
Learn how to take control of your back or neck pain and achieve positive long-term results through physical therapy.


All lectures will be held at the OHSU Center for Health & Healing, third floor, 3303 S.W. Bond Ave., Portland. Maps and driving directions are available.


To attend the OHSU Ask the Health Experts lectures, register online at www.ohsuhealth.com/seminar or by phone at 503 494-1122. Free parking is available near the Center for Health & Healing. Light refreshments will be served.

About OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University is the state’s only health and research university, and only academic health center. As Portland's largest employer and the fourth largest in Oregon (excluding government), OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in the state. It serves more than 184,000 patients, and is a conduit for learning for more than 3,900 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to each county in the state.