Health Care Equity Week

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Save the date

Health Care Equity Week is coming to you in April 2016. A lunchtime lecture series raising awareness about health disparities will be available Monday, April 18 through Friday, April 22. The Health Care Equity Fair will be on Sunday, April 24th. Save the dates on your calendar, and we hope to see you attend the lecture series and/or volunteer at the Health Fair!

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Health Fair

Anyone with unmet medical needs can obtain free assistance at an upcoming event organized by health care students across the state. Hosted by Oregon Health & Science University, the annual Health Fair offers free medical screenings and much more.

Sunday, April 24, 2015

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

O'Bryant Park Square (SW Park Ave. & Washington St., downtown Portland) parking garage (enter at north side)

O'Bryant Square

For more information or to volunteer, please contact or

Interprofessional Lunchtime Lecture Series

Lectures are free and open the public, local students, faculty and staff. All lectures are noon to 1 p.m. in the Collaborative Life Sciences Building and lunch will be served.

Monday, April 18
Drew Grabham, LCSW
Sponsored by the School of Nursing
"Meeting people where they are at: Lessons learned working with individuals with high ED utilization"
Room 3A001

Tuesday, April 19
Dr. Phyllis Beemsterboer
Sponsored by the School of Dentistry
Dental healthcare disparities in the Portland metro area
Rooms 2S030/34

Wednesday, April 20

Dr. Sonia Sosa
Sponsored by the Family Medicine Interest Group
"Life in the Trenches- Providing Integrative Primary and Mental Healthcare in the FQHC setting"
Room 3A002

Thursday, April 21
Dr. Luis Manriquez
Sponsored by Health Equity Circle
"Community Organizing for Health Equity?"

Event sponsors

  • OHSU All-Hill Student Council
  • OHSU Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG)
  • OHSU School of Medicine
  • OHSU School of Nursing
  • OSU College of Pharmacy
  • Sisters of the Road