Events

Nutrition Seminar

When: Monday, February 8, 2016
Time: Presentation A: 12:15-1:15pm; Presentation B: 1:15-2:15pm
Where: Gaines Hall, Room 5
Details: Nutrition Seminar Theme for Winter 2016: Nutrition Assessment and Interventions for Children with Special Health Care Needs. Each Nutrition Seminar has two presentations. Presentation A: Nutritional Assessment & Intervention for Children with Prader Willi Syndrome by Natalie Gavi, GPHN MSCN student. Presentation B: Nutritional Assessment & Intervention for Children with Thalassemia by Kayla Gahuman, GPHN MS/DI student.
CPEU Credit: 1-2 hours. Please contact for more information.


NUTN 532: Nutrition for the Older Adult

When: Monday, February 8, 2016
Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm
Where: Gaines Hall, Room 47
Details: Join Dr. Sandy van Calcar, MS, PhD, RD and other GPHN students on a fascinating course about Nutrition for the Older Adult (open to the public). This course will feature guest speakers and nutrition experts from the Portland-metro area.Topic: Physical Activity for the Elderly by Kerri Winters-Stone, PhD, FACSM (OHSU School of Nursing).
CPEU Credit: 1 hour. Please contact for more information.


DICAS Closes!

When: Monday, February 15, 2016
Where: portal.dicas.org
Details: DICAS is the centralized application for prospective Dietetic Intern students (this includes prospective students to our DI program and Combined MS/DI program). Please visit our Applications page for more information. All application materials need to be postmarked by Feb. 15, 2016.


Celebrate Black History Month: CDI Book Club

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time: 12-1pm
Where: Kohler Pavilion, Room 13000B
Details: to learn more about the book club.

 

Conversations in Global Health

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Where: OHSU University Hospital, Room UH 8B60
Details: Conversations in Global Health is a Uni-Professional Elective for all OHSU students, but is also open to the public. They meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month through May 2016. Topic: From Nothing to Something in Female Education in Shin Kalay, Afghanistan by Mohammad Khan Kharoti, Founder of Green Village Schools


Celebrate Black History Month: MLK Speech Series

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time: 12-1pm
Where: Kohler Pavilion, Room 13000A
Details: Listen to a few of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most influential speeches in a five-part audio speech series. One speech will be posted each week on the ERG's Bridge page; non-OHSU employees should contact the ERG for access to these speeches. The series culminates in a viewing and discussion of MLK's most iconic speech, "I Have A Dream" on February 18th. To learn more about the speech series, email .


Nutrition Seminar

When: Monday, February 22, 2016
Time: Presentation A: 12:15-1:15pm; Presentation B: 1:15-2:15pm
Where: Gaines Hall, Room 5
Details: Nutrition Seminar Theme for Winter 2016: Nutrition Assessment and Interventions for Children with Special Health Care Needs. Each Nutrition Seminar has two presentations. Presentation A: Family to Family Health Information Center Presentation by Tarmara Blakewell. Presentation B: FACT Oregon Presentation by Noelle Sisk and Danae Davison.
CPEU Credit: 1-2 hours. Please contact for more information.


NUTN 532: Nutrition for the Older Adult

When: Monday, February 22, 2016
Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm
Where: Gaines Hall, Room 47
Details: Join Dr. Sandy van Calcar, MS, PhD, RD and other GPHN students on a fascinating course about Nutrition for the Older Adult (open to the public). This course will feature guest speakers and nutrition experts from the Portland-metro area. Topic: Dysphagia and Dental Care: Assessment and Diet Modification by Leah Brandis, RD, CSG (Acumentra Health).
CPEU Credit: 1 hour. Please contact for more information.

 

Celebrate Black History Month: Afrocentric Community Health Panel

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Time: 11:30am-1pm
Where: Vey Auditorium, 11th floor of Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Details: Hear a panel of Portland-based community health workers in an engaging conversation about their role in addressing and ameliorating health inequalities in culturally specific communities. The discussion will center around the participatory research project recently conducted by the Urban League of Portland and the Multnomah County Health Department's Community Capacitation Center. The research explored the possible effects of an Afrocentric, popular education-based training on a cohort of African-American community health workers. Contact to request accommodations.


Nutrition Seminar

When: Monday, February 29, 2016
Time: Presentation A: 12:15-1:15pm; Presentation B: 1:15-2:15pm
Where: Gaines Hall, Room 5
Details: Nutrition Seminar Theme for Winter 2016: Nutrition Assessment and Interventions for Children with Special Health Care Needs. Each Nutrition Seminar has two presentations. Presentation A: Nutritional Assessment & Intervention for Children with Spina Bifida/Neural Tube Disorders by Nicole Choyce, GPHN MS/DI student. Presentation B: Nutritional Assessment & Intervention for Children with Down Syndrome by Antoinette Kruger, GPHN MS/DI student.
CPEU Credit: 1-2 hours. Please contact for more information.


NUTN 532: Nutrition for the Older Adult

When: Monday, February 29, 2016
Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm
Where: Gaines Hall, Room 47
Details: Join Dr. Sandy van Calcar, MS, PhD, RD and other GPHN students on a fascinating course about Nutrition for the Older Adult (open to the public). This course will feature guest speakers and nutrition experts from the Portland-metro area. Topic: The Aging Brain: Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Care Challenges by Glenise McKenzie, PhD (OHSU School of Nursing).
CPEU Credit: 1 hour. Please contact for more information.


Conversations in Global Health

When: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Where: OHSU University Hospital, Room UH 8B60
Details: Conversations in Global Health is a Uni-Professional Elective for all OHSU students, but is also open to the public. They meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month through May 2016. Topic: Climate Change by Gary Braasch, Environmental Photographer.


OCTRI Cooking Class - Mason Jar Meals

When: Thursday, March 3, 2016; Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Time: 12:30-1pm
Where:  OCTRI Research Kitchen, HRC 10D
Details: Jessica Gutgsell, GPHN Masters student, teaches cooking classes twice a month in the OCTRI Research Kitchen. This month, celebrate National Nutrition month by learning how to make to take on the go. Focus will be on easy to prepare, flavorful, and unique breakfasts and lunches that are high in antioxidants and heart healthy fats.
Cost: $12, contact for more information


Nutrition Seminar

When: Monday, March 7, 2016
Time: Presentation A: 12:15-1:15pm; Presentation B: 1:15-2:15pm
Where: Gaines Hall, Room 5
Details: Nutrition Seminar Theme for Winter 2016: Nutrition Assessment and Interventions for Children with Special Health Care Needs. Each Nutrition Seminar has two presentations. Presentation A: Nutritional Assessment & Intervention for Children with Cranio-facial Abnormalities by Jaime Ruisi, GPHN MS/DI student. Presentation B: Nutritional Assessment & Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder by Sarah Hourston, ND.
CPEU Credit: 1-2 hours. Please contact for more information.


NUTN 532: Nutrition for the Older Adult

When: Monday, March 7, 2016
Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm
Where: Gaines Hall, Room 47
Details: Join Dr. Sandy van Calcar, MS, PhD, RD and other GPHN students on a fascinating course about Nutrition for the Older Adult (open to the public). This course will feature guest speakers and nutrition experts from the Portland-metro area. Topic: End of Life Care: Case Studies and Ethics Discussion on End of Life Nutrition Care and Working with Families by Maureen McCarthy, MS, RD, LD (OHSU Transplant Clinic).
CPEU Credit: 1 hour. Please contact for more information.

 

Conversations in Global Health

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Where: OHSU University Hospital, Room UH 8B60
Details: Conversations in Global Health is a Uni-Professional Elective for all OHSU students, but is also open to the public. They meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month through May 2016. Topic: Emotional Well-Being on $1.50/day or Less: Implications from the Field by Clark Martin, PhD, Clinical Psychology, PeaceCorps veteran, 1966-68 (Tacloban Leyte, Philippines), Retired Psychologist and Administrative Director, Psychiatry Department, Kaiser Permanente.


Conversations in Global Health

When: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Where: OHSU University Hospital, Room UH 8B60
Details: Conversations in Global Health is a Uni-Professional Elective for all OHSU students, but is also open to the public. They meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month through May 2016. Topic: Do Vaccines Cause An Autism Epidemic? by Eric Fombonne, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Director of Autism Research, Institute for Development & Disability, OHSU.

 

Conversations in Global Health

When: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Where: OHSU University Hospital, Room UH 8B60
Details: Conversations in Global Health is a Uni-Professional Elective for all OHSU students, but is also open to the public. They meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month through May 2016. Topic: Small NGO's - Should We Exist? The Nepal Experience of Global Nutrition Empowerment by Marie Long, MD, Chair/Founder of Global Nutrition Empowerment; www.globalnutritionempowerment.org

 

Conversations in Global Health

When: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Where: OHSU University Hospital, Room UH 8B60
Details: Conversations in Global Health is a Uni-Professional Elective for all OHSU students, but is also open to the public. They meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month through May 2016. Topic: Green Empowerment - presentation pending.


Conversations in Global Health

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Where: OHSU University Hospital, Room UH 8B60
Details: Conversations in Global Health is a Uni-Professional Elective for all OHSU students, but is also open to the public. They meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month through May 2016. Topic: Disease Surveillance in the Pacific and the Effects of Climate Change by Dawn Fitzgibbons, RN, MPH, Former Epidemiologist, Ministry of Health, Palau, Micronesia.