Research Division

As the state's only health and research university, OHSU's breakthrough research leads to new cures, new standards of care and a better understanding of health and the biomedical sciences. OHSU researchers are exploring new basic, clinical and applied research frontiers, environmental and biomedical engineering and information sciences.

OHSU's Ob/Gyn research division includes:

Clinical Trials in Women's Health

The OHSU Women's Health Research Unit is a division of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and an important part of the OHSU Center for Women's Health. Our team of researchers conducts numerous national research projects related to women's health issues. Studies include many areas of women's health including contraception, menopause therapies, and many more.

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Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health (GNPRH) Program


Ten years ago, a group of investigators working in reproductive health formed the Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health (GNPRH) representing many regions of the world and centers.

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OHSU's Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) Program

BIRCWH SiteThe National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) and the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) established the BIRCWH program in 2000 to advance mentored research career development of junior faculty who will be engaged in interdisciplinary basic, behavioral, clinical, or health services research in women’s health. The Oregon BIRCWH program is dedicated to training tomorrow’s leaders in women’s health research.

The OHSU BIRCWH program creates a stimulating and nurturing environment for junior faculty to develop into leading Scientists in Women's Health. We provide a mentored scholarly research experience, including both salary support and protected time, which are absolutely essential.

Applications for OHSU BIRCWH are now being accepted!

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STORC OB Safety Initiative

STORC SiteThe State Obstetric and Pediatric Research Collaboration (STORC), located in Portland, Oregon, is a multi-disciplinary organization that seeks to improve maternal and neonatal health outcomes. Our research and innovations are focused on leveraging IT and team training.

STORC seeks to improve the health and safety of women and children. This is accomplished through an interdisciplinary program of research, discovery, innovation and training the next generation of researchers to achieve excellence.

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Research Into Women's Cancers: OHSU Cancer Institute

Cancer Trial Search SiteFaculty and staff in the department of obstetrics and gynecology work with the Oregon Cancer Institute and other organizations to complete clinical trials for women's cancers.

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