The OHSU Difference

  • State-of-the-art facilities with dedicated staff, labs and clinics
  • Phase I and laboratory investigation experience, including capabilities for performing mechanism of action and pharmacokinetic studies
  • Extensive database offerings a diverse range of dermatologic conditions
  • Noted faculty experts specializing in the following areas: atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, skin cancer, lasers, contact dermatitis and pediatric conditions
  • On site Center of Excellence for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Two full-time pediatric dermatologists
  • Infusion capabilities
  • On-site EKGs
  • Tissue procurement
  • Histopathology services
  • Oregon's only academic and research institution


  • The OHSU Clinical Trial Office is dedicated to clinical trial administration to expedite the preparation of regulatory documents
  • Weekly IRB meetings assure fast turnaround times

Recruitment advantages

  • The Portland, Oregon metropolitan area provides access to more than 2 million people
  • Large faculty of 18 providers offers extensive and diverse patient database with more than 25,000 seen annually
  • Availability of Veterans Administration patients
  • Dedicated recruitment specialist on staff
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For Patients

If you are a patient looking for more information on clinical trials offered by the department, please contact Maureen Keene, patient recruitment coordinator, (503) 228-7350 or keenem@ohsu.edu.

Current Study Opportunities

See all the current study opportunitiesPDF Icon at the OHSU Department of Dermatology Clinical Research Unit.