What's New

  • Diversity Resource Guide

    New to Portland and seeking to connect with diverse communities? Check out our comprehensive and newly updated list of diversity and multicultural resources, community organizations, local businesses and cultural events.

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  • Diversity Digest

    What's new at OHSU Diversity and Inclusion: Fall Diversity Welcome; Hispanic Heritage Month events; Talk on Disability Inequity; Depression in African Americans; Updated edition of the Student and Employee Diversity Resource Guide

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  • Focus on African Americans

    Dr. Elisa Torres, UW-Madison, presents her findings on the physical benefits of exercise, and impact on relieving anxiety and depression. Her research focused on a nationally representative sample of African Americans.

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  • Disability Inequity

    What are the attitudes and stereotypes toward people with disabilities? Dan Friess, executive director of Incight, will offer attendees a new framework toward greater understanding and more equitable and respectful interactions with people with disabilities.

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  • PBS' Latino Americans

    To commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, OHSU’s Latinos Unidos Organization and CDI invite the community to free screenings of the acclaimed PBS documentary Latino Americans, highlighting the 500-year legacy that shaped a nation.

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Upcoming Events

A Community of Inclusion


Diversity is key to maintaining a competitive workforce advantage. Integrating diversity within all areas of the university and all parts of our mission is critical to OHSU's strategic goal of being a great organization, diverse in people and ideas.

We invite you to learn more about our Diversity Action Plan.

Norwood Knight-Richardson, M.D., M.A., M.B.A., OHSU Chief Diversity Officer, Senior Vice President, and Chief Administrative Officer

Leslie D. Garcia, Assistant Chief Diversity Officer and Director, OHSU Center for Diversity & Inclusion

RT @MinorityHealth: Health disparities in Latino populations range from asthma to obesity. These resources help reduce the disparities: htt…

RT @MinorityHealth: A1 African American men are 2.5x as likely to die from #ProstateCancer as compared to white men http://t.co/cureRWWIvg

Dr. Elisa Torres @UWMadison on depression & cognition, risk of #alzheimersdisease among older #AfricanAmericans http://t.co/QHiYkou8Br

Women more likely to report history of diabetes & hypertension in Dr. Torres' study on depression in #AfricanAmericans @UWMadison

Depressive symptoms impact cognition - increase risk of cardiovascular disease - may lead to #alzheimersdisease in older #blackAmericans

Live tweets from depression & cognition in older #AfricanAmericans, talk by Dr. Elisa Torres, @UWMadison @OHSUNursing #alzheimersdisease

Join us for Dr. Elisa Torres' lecture on "Depression in #AfricanAmericans" 11:30am today Rm144 @OHSUNursing http://t.co/TNqzMIODCY

#ACAWorks in Oregon: OHSU study shows 63% drop in uninsured http://t.co/HGwqE1yNB2 #healthreform #healthequity #healthdisparities

People of color at higher risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease. @ClevelandClinic Trimming belly fat http://t.co/FsBdLzAO0P

Racial, ethnic disparities exist in #autism diagnosis. Support #autismawareness, HarvestHustle http://t.co/6taeJ1uUnj http://t.co/MQET3jGR3V

RT @OHSUNews: How does OHSU serve communities throughout the state of Oregon & beyond? Learn about our programs & partnerships: http://t.co

RT @DBP_News: Diversity in STEM: What It Is and Why It Matters by @KennyGibbsPhD via @sciam #STEM #diversity http://t.co/Xy4C6od5qg

RT @OHSUNews: OHSU scientist awarded $25 million grant to further #HIV vaccine research. TY to the @GatesFoundation: http://t.co/DGKbNNzynp

Did you attend last year's OHSU Night for Networking? Mark your calendars! http://t.co/JBb7MVHEAs | for more info: http://t.co/gdxUZnRtjX

#CDI is a proud supporter of @OregonHispanic Hispanic Heritage Celebration Dinner, set for September 4 at 6:30p. http://t.co/x0Dboc44bG

Oct 22: #OHSU hosts Night for Networking, premier event for employers, people with disabilities http://t.co/t3MxFXUCu3 #nt4net

#CDI is a Gold Sponsor at the Annual #AmericanIndian Day Celebration on Friday, 9/26 - grand entry is at 3:30pm! http://t.co/sHpRteJXPb

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