JBT Health & Wellness Center

Providing OHSU students and postdoctoral scholars with Primary Care, Preventive Care, and Behavioral Health and Wellness Services. Open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Extended hours available for counseling. 

Primary Care open until 5:30 p.m. every Thursday.


Our mission is to provide students and postdoctoral scholars with the tools for academic success through personal health and well-being during your years at OHSU. We offer high quality, confidential primary and behavioral health care in our clinic on the main Portland campus. Please consider us your personal health care home during the coming years.

Aetna Waiver Site Is Open


The Aetna waiver site for the 14/15 policy year is now OPEN.  Waivers have to be applied for ANNUALLY and deadlines are in place.  Additional information about the waiver requirements and application can be found on our University Health Plan-Student Insurance Waiver page.  To complete your online waiver, please visit Aetna's website


Monday, Setpember 1st we will be closed in honor of Labor day. 

The on-call provider can be reached at 503.494.8311. 

Update regarding 2014/2015 waiver criteria

An update from David Robinson, Dana Director and Dan Forbes was issued on May 21st, 2014 in response to the 2014/2015 student health insurance plan waiver criteria.  This update allows for benefit plans that meet all other waiver ceriteria and have in and out-of-network nationwide coverage to be approved for waivers.  The prior criteria had required in-network coverage nationwide.  For additional details and the full update- View PDF

Graduating?  Check out this information about your student insurance!


Center Highlights

  • NEW Waiver Guidelines-June 1st

    A new waiver checklist has been developed to help you determine if your current health insurance plan would be comparable to the OHSU Student Health Insurance plan. Please visit the Student Insurance Waiver page for additional information and a PDF of the newly developed waiver checklist.

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  • Message from JBT's director.

    OHSU welcomes the expanded access to health care that new state and national health insurance plans provide our communities. Given the mobile learning environments of our students and their unique learning needs, we have decided to continue to provide students in eligible programs a traditional medical and dental insurance plan for the coming year 2014-15.

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  • ReFuel at Noon Mondays

    Join us for a guided meditation led by one of our psychologists every Monday. Held in the basement of Baird Hall, Room 6 from 12:15-12:45 p.m. FREE FOOD

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  • Yoga With Ian Every Thursday

    Join us every Thursday afternoon in the Old Library Auditorium, Room 221 from 12:10 P.M.-12:50 P.M. Ian's classes combine Budokon techniques with classical Hatha to build smooth flowing classes that will leave you calm, centered and energized.

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  • Suicide Prevention

    Gatekeeper Training: Helping Our Colleagues Presented by Dr. Jack Crossen, Chief of Counseling and Behavioral Health at the JBT Health & Wellness Center. A short 10 minute video to help increase awareness and provide tools for our students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty and staff respond to a person in crisis. Specifically, this involves how to help a person who may be perceived as suicidal. Your one voice can save a life. Join the movement, One WORD, One VOICE, One LIFE.

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