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Events

GPHN Book Club

Monday, October 13th

Time: 4:30 - 6:30

Location: TBD

Details: Discussion of Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plague by Martin J. Blaser. More information is available in the course description.

 

Genetically Modified Food Labeling: Science, Safety and Ethcis 

Wednesday, October 15th

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Vey Auditorium, Doernbecher Children's Hospital

Details: Presentation by Steven Strauss, PhD, OSU Department of Forestry, in partnership with the GPHN and the Portland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Steve Strauss is a Distinguished Professor at Oregon State University who has been engaged in public outreach about GMO crops for more than a decade, and conducts research on biological safety of GMO trees at Oregon State University. He will explain what GMOs are, their extent of use and trajectory in the USA and the world, how they are tested for safety, and the pros and cons of labeling GMOs in Oregon as proposed in ballot measure 92. Event free for OHSU faculty, staff and students.

 

GPHN Book Club

Monday, November 17th

Time: 4:30 - 6:30

Location: TBD

Details: Discussion of Fear of Food: A History of Why We Worry about What We Eat by Harvey Le. More information is available in the course description.

 

GPHN Book Club

Monday, December 15th

Time: 4:30 - 6:30

Location: TBD

Details: Discussion of Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes into Stepping Stones for Success by John Maxwell and The Confidence Code by Katty Kay and Clair Shipman. More information is available in the course description.

 

GPHN Nutrition Poster Session

Wednesday, December 17th

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Vey Auditorium, Doernbecher Children's Hospital

Details: Students from the GPHN will present research posters developed through the nutrition research and scientific communication course.