Comprehensive Training

Our program offers superb training in a wide range of scientific disciplines and laboratories, and also includes a structured exposure to Clinical and Translational Research through our NIH-funded Clinical Translational Science Award. In addition to four years of study in our MD Program, students may choose to pursue graduate level research training in a variety of fields including Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, and Quantitative Biosciences &  Biomedical Engineering.  Please see our Curriculum page for more information.

Information Session

For people interested in applying to OHSU's MD/PhD program we have regularly scheduled information sessions. They're two hours long and occur on Wednesdays. Please email , MD/PhD Program coordinator if you're interested in attending one. Space is limited. These sessions include lots of time to ask questions, and attending the journal club.


Dissertation Defenses 2016

Student defenses this summer:

May 17, Derek, Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Regeneration by Vascular Endothelium

July 27, Zip, Multiparametric analysis of tumor immune environment

August 22, Q, Transmission of Noxious Information to Brainstem Pain Modulating  Circuit

more to come as they're scheduled... please email with any questions.

MD/PhD Students win 3 Minute Thesis

At OHSU Research Week's annual 3 Minute Thesis competition, MD/PhD students were well represented. 50% of the entrants were MD/PhD students.

First place: Katie Lebold (MD/PhD, BME) (went on to win state competition)

Second Place: QiLiang Chen (MD/PhD, NGP)

Audience Favorite:  Josh Kaplan (BEHN)

Click here to see the videos.

MD/PhD Retreat 2012

A slideshow from the 2012 MD/PhD retreat showing students and faculty hard at work and play. The event was held at McMenamin's Edgefield.

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