Ask the Health Experts

Fall 2014

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

Aging & Alzheimer's Care

A Lasting Memory
November 4, 7 p.m.
Lisa C. Silbert, M.D., M.C.R. & Deniz Erten-Lyons, M.D.

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias may have a surprising link to your cardiovascular health.
Learn more about how you may be able to prevent Alzheimer’s with some simple lifestyle changes.


Bone & Joint Care

What is ankle arthritis?
December 3, 7 p.m.
James Meeker, M.D.

Has ankle arthritis got you rankled? You don’t have to live in constant pain: Learn about it's causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.


Cancer Care

Fertility Preservation for Male Cancer Patients
November 12, 7 p.m.
Jason Hedges, M.D.

What is male oncofertility? Being treated for cancer doesn't have to mean losing your fertility options. Learn about the latest advances in preserving your fertility throughout cancer treatment.


Heart Care

Living with heart failure
October 15, 7 p.m.
Jill Gelow, M.D., M.P.H.

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


Women's Healthcare

Floor it: Understanding your pelvic floor
November 19, 7 p.m.
Mary Anna Denman, M.D.

As you age, the muscles that make up your pelvic floor get weaker. Women who have had children may also experience pelvic floor dysfunction. Learn about common pelvic floor conditions, treatment options and ways to strengthen these important muscles to prevent injury or dysfunction.


Fertility Open House

Baby talk, with OHSU Fertility Consultants
10th Floor, Fertility Clinic Lobby, 6:00pm - 7:30pm information session available.

Interested in having a baby? Want to find out more about your options? OHSU offers a full range of services not found in other fertility programs in the Portland area. Learn from our fertility experts and meet staff at this free information session. Space is limited so register today.

November 13


OHSU Center for Health & Healing
3rd Floor Conference Center
3303 S.W Bond Ave., Portland, OR 97239-4501

How to Get There

Register by Phone

If you would prefer to register for the Ask the Health Experts lecture series by phone, please call 503 494-1122