Ask the Health Experts

Fall 2016

Join us for informative talks about some of today’s top health concerns. Learn the latest developments in treatment, prevention and detection from the leading professionals in the field. Light refreshments will be served at all seminars.

Watch recordings of past ask the health experts seminars

Bone and joint care

Shouldering the Burden

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Jacqueline Munch Brady, M.D.

Understand how your shoulder and rotator cuff work, typical injuries that may affect them, and the types of treatments available.


Brain care

Depression: How to Know When It Is Depression or Something Else

Thursday, September 29, 2016
George Keepers, M.D.

Everyone feels sad or anxious from time to time, but how do you know if these feelings are just a normal part of life or something more? Learn about the causes of depression, how to get properly diagnosed and treatments that are offering patients hope.


Brain Health and Aging

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Allison Lindauer, Ph.D., N.P.

As we get older our memory can falter, but how do you know if your memory loss is normal or something more serious? Learn what the differences are between normal aging and signs of dementia and strategies to prolong your cognitive function.


Cancer care

Understanding Gene-Based Tumor Testing

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Michael Savin, M.D.

How do we evaluate the recurrence risk of cancer? Learn how gene-based tumor testing enables us to personalize cancer treatment to reduce recurrence risk.


Heart care

Living with Heart Failure

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Jonathan Davis, M.D., M.P.H.S.

Advances in treatment are helping people with heart failure live longer, fuller lives. Learn more from a team of experts in cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation, pharmacy and nutrition.


Spine care

Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Khoi Than, M.D.

Degenerative spine conditions can happen as you get older and your spine loses some of its capabilities and structure. Find out more about degenerative spinal conditions — such as adult scoliosis, disc herniation, spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis — and the treatment options available.


Baby talk

Considering fertility treatment? Want to learn about what choices might be best for you?  At OHSU, we offer a full range of fertility services. Join us at an open house. Meet briefly with a fertility expert, get to know our staff, learn about financial options, and get your questions answered.

Financial sessions at 5 or 6 p.m. 
Meet with fertility experts 5:30 – 7 p.m. 

Registration dates available:


OHSU Center for Health & Healing
10th Floor, Fertility Clinic Lobby
3303 S.W Bond Ave., Portland, OR 97239