Ask the Health Experts

Spring 2015

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

Hands, Elbow and Shoulder — Diagnosis and Treatment
June 9, 7 p.m.
Adam Mirarchi, M.D.

Learn about the common conditions of the upper extremities along with latest advancements in diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.


Cancer Prevention

The Power of Nutrition and Cancer
May 20, 7 p.m.
Amanda Bryant, R.D., C.S.O., L.D.

Ever search online for how to reduce potential risk for cancer or promote a healthy diet? The results can be confusing. Learn how nutrition plays a role in cancer development and what steps you can take to lower your risk. Bring your questions and a hungry appetite to learn!


General Health and Wellness

Dealing with Stress
June 10, 7 p.m.
Lisa Schimmel, Ph.D.

We all experience stress, and having the tools to reduce it and soothe ourselves makes navigating our daily lives just a bit easier. In this talk you will learn about stress and have an opportunity to practice a few simple ways to manage it.


Battling Obesity: From Prevention to Treatment
June 16, 6:30 p.m.
Jon Purnell, M.D.

The United States has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world, both in adults and children. But it’s never too late to seek help. Find out the facts, including how you can take your first steps toward tackling the disease.

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute building
15700 S.W. Greystone Court
Beaverton, OR 97006


Heart Care

Women and Heart Disease: Know the Facts
May 19, 6:30 p.m.
Shimoli Shah, M.D.

Heart disease remains the most common disease in the United States – for women as well as men. Learn about symptoms, risk factors and prevention that are specific to women. The latest research can help keep your heart healthy.

OHSU Knight Cardiology Clinic
15700 S.W. Greystone Court
Beaverton, OR 97006


Women's Health

This is Your Floor: Understanding Pelvic Floor Conditions
June 3, 7 p.m.
Mary Anna Denman, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S.

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.

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July 9