Seminar Series: Human Lactation & Breastfeeding

Selected Mondays, Winter Term

Time: 12:15 - 2:15pm

Location: Gaines Hall, Room 47

Details: Presentation topics and specific dates are available on the full presentation schedule.


Book Discussion: Knocking On Heaven's Door

Monday, March 16

Time: 9:00 - 10:30am

Location: Gaines Hall, Room 47

Details: The Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition are hosting another professional book discussion for students, faculty, preceptors and members of the OHSU community! This term we will be reading Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death by Katy Butler, to facilitate conversations about

  • Slow medicine, a movement to provide less aggressive care at the end of life to promote living well in the time the patient has left
  • Nutrition Support in advanced disease, identification of important factors to be considered, including the major ethical and legal issues related to providing artificial nutrition and hydration
  • Advance directive, legal documents that explain the patient's wishes regarding the extent of medical treatment desired

Discussion leader: Ashley Hilbert, RD, MCD Candidate