Strategic Grant Development Two-Day Workshop

When: Monday-Tuesday, March 6-7, 2017
Time: 8:30am-5:00pm
Where: Portland State University
Details: Portland State University is hosting an Institute for Strategic Funding Development grant writing workshop, which will offer attendees help in writing grant proposals.
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12th Annual OHSU Flame Awards

When: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Where: OHSU Student Center Gym
Details: All-Hill Student Council will present awards to OHSU students to recognize and celebrate their volunteer work. The ceremony is open to all OHSU students, faculty, and employees and the event is free. For more information, please contact Jacob Goertz ().

Lunch & Learn Webinar: Strategies for your Resume

When: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 12:15-12:45pm
Where: Webinar
Details: Join DeAnne Preston, from PSU's Graduate School of Business Career Services, for tips about creating, formatting, and sending your resume. For more information, please contact
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Oregon and SW Washington Health Literacy Conference

When: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Half Day Workshop; Friday, March 10, 2017 - Full Day Conference
Where: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland OR 97232
Details: The Health Literacy Conference, hosted by Legacy Health, was created to raise awareness of the scope and health consequences of low health literacy, including health disparities, particularly among the elderly and communities of color. Attendees at this health literacy conference will learn how to use health-literate communication tools as strategies to improve patient education and instruction. For more information on the workshop and conference and to register, please visit the Legacy Health Conference website.

8th Annual Rho Chi Quiz Bowl

When: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Where: OHSU Student Center, Media Room
Details: The 8th annual Rho Chi Quiz Bowl sponsored by students from the OHSU/OSU College of Pharmacy is an annual jeopardy-style quiz bowl game open to all OHSU students who compete in 3-4 person teams. OHSU from all schools and professions help to write the questions that the teams must answer. Food will be provided and the 1st-3rd place winning teams will win monetary gift cards! Email team name and members to by March 2, 2017.

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OHSU Brain Institute Brain Fair

When: Saturday, March 11, 2017
Time: 10am - 5pm
Where: OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave., Portland OR 97214
Details: Learn about the adaptive power of the brain at one of the largest brain fairs in the country. No museum admission required. There will be interactive exhibits, prizes, and OHSU neuroscientists demonstrating their research for all ages.

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GPHN Book Club

When: Monday, March 13, 2017
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Where: OHSU Student Center
Details: Join the OHSU Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition book club discussion on Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ by Giulia Ender. This book takes a look at the gastrointestinal tract of the human body and how it works with the rest of the body. All are welcome to this free event and food and drinks will be provided. 1 CPE will be offered.

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AHF 2017 Conference Internship Program

When: Friday, March 17, 2017
Time: Applications must be received by 5pm EST
Details: The Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) is hosting its 8th annual conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD (outside of D.C.) on August 15-18, 2017. They are currently accepting nominations for an expenses-paid week-long internships that coincides with this conference. Recipients of the internship would be expected to travel to National Harbor, work the conference, and answer questions about their experience for the association magazine, S.O. Connected.

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Structuring Your Research Paper

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 8am-12:30pm
Where: Center for Health & Healing, Room 3171, 1A
Details: Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars can learn how to be clear, concise, and accurate in writing research papers. Discover the key to making your point in 200 words or less. Please contact Michael Matrone () with questions.

1st Annual OHSU Symposium on Educational Excellence

When: Friday, April 14th, 2017
Details: This new OHSU symposium, which is co-hosted by the School of Medicine's Educators' Collaborative, Division of Continuing Professional Development, Graduate Studies Program, UME and GME Programs, the Faculty Advancement and Development Committee as well as the OHSU Teaching and Learning Center, aims to bring together OHSU SOM educators for professional development in education, networking, and to celebrate education scholarship. This all-day symposium will conclude with a wine and cheese poster session that will include both the education research and educational innovations.


Harvard Annual Postgraduate Nutrition Symposium: Surgical Treatment of Obesity: Physiological Mechanisms and Clinical Effects

When: Wednesday-Thursday, July 12-13, 2017
Where: The Joseph B. Martin Center at Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston MA 02115
Details: The Division of Nutrition Harvard Medical School and Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard in conjunction with the Department of Nutrition Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health presents the 18th annual Postgraduate Nutrition Symposium with keynote speaker, Dr. Lee Kaplan. This symposium is free, but requires registration.
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