Events


Pesticides and Environmental Justice: Impacts on Community Health

When: Monday, May 2, 2016
Time: 11:30am-12:50pm
Where: OHSU Hospital, 8th Floor Auditorium
Details:  The OHSU Green Team and Center for Diversity and Inclusion are hosting a lecture featuring Lisa Arkin, Executive Director of Beyond Toxics, and Deke Gunderson, Professor at Pacific University. This is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be given at 11:30am with the lecture starting at noon, followed by a Q&A session. Please RSVP the Green Team at if you are interested in attending.


OHSU Research Week

When: Monday, May 2 - Friday, May 6, 2016
Details: Deadline to submit abstracts for this year's Research week is March 8. To learn more about research week, please visit their website or you can email them at researchweek@ohsu.edu.


creativeIDEAS Input Session #2 - Designing the Framework

When: Monday, May 2, 2016
Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm
Where: BICC 429
Details:  The creativeIDEAS committee is engaging the OHSU community to evaluate the current state and envision the future of doctoral education in the School of Medicine. March's session discussed the importance of change and skills & competencies needed for the next generation of graduate professionals. This sessions will revolve around the foundation of education experience, themes around specialized knowledge, and the flowing of earning a graduate degree. This will be a hands-on interactive session. Please contact Jessica Walter at for more information.


Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine Portland Chapter Meeting & Journal Club

When: Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Time: 6:30-8pm
Where: Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, Wistar-Morris Room (1st floor), 1015 NW 22nd Ave., Portland OR 97210
Details: Reza Antoszewska, NP-C, MS will present "Mind Body Medicine: What is it and why should we care?" at this month's AIHM Chapter Meeting. The presentation will discuss findings in anatomical, biochemical, and behavioral changes that occur with mind/body practices. All healthcare providers, researchers, and students interested in integrative health and medicine are invited. For questions, contact Melissa Barber at .

 

Three Minute Thesis Competition

When: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Time: 3:30pm
Where: OHSU Auditorium
Details: The Three Minute Thesis Competition is founded by the University of Queensland. This is OHSU's fourth year participating and we encourage any student enrolled in an OHSU graduate program to participate. This is a great way to develop "academic, presentation, and research communication skills." For more information on the 3 Minute Thesis Competition at OHSU, please visit their website. To register for the 3 Minute Thesis, please use this link.


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.


Oregon Nutrition Day 2016

When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time: 9am - 4:30pm
Where: OMSI Auditorium, 1945 SE Water Ave., Portland OR 97214
Details: Keynote speaker Michael Moss, author of Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us will be presenting a lecture on "Appetite: Why do we eat what we eat?" Join OHSU in a conversation about "what drives our appetite, how our culture influences a healthy or unhealthy diet, and how our food choices influence our own health as well as the long term health of our children." This seminar is sponsored by the OHSU Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness. Please use this link to register. Registration is $25, which includes lunch.


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.

 

Joint ICBO and BioCreative Conference 2016

When: Monday, August 1 - Thursday, August 4, 2016
Where: Oregon State University, Corvallis OR
Details: The 7th International Conference on Biological Ontology (ICBO) and BioCreative Joint Conference will be held on Aug. 1-4, 2016 at OSU. This year's conference will focus on Food, Nutrition, Health and Environment for the 9 billion. Interested parties are encouraged to attend. For more information on this conference, including registration, please visit their website.