Ask the Health Experts

Summer/Fall 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

Physical Therapy Management of Back and Neck Pain
Wednesday, September 16, 7 p.m.
Scott Beadnell, D.P.T

If you have back or neck pain, often the first step can be physical therapy to help manage your symptoms. Learn how physical therapy can help you take control of your pain and achieve positive long-term results.


Degenerative Conditions of the Spine
Thursday, October 8, 7 p.m.
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.


Breast health/breast cancer

Breast Health: From Imaging to Complex Breast Diagnostics
Wednesday, October 7, 7 p.m.
Karen Oh, M.D. and Christine Kemp, N.P.

Breast care is an important part of a women’s overall health and well-being. Hear the latest diagnostic and treatment options, including 3D mammography from OHSU Breast Center specialists.


The Advantages of A Breast Cancer Treatment Team
Wednesday, October 21, 7 p.m.
Kristen Massimino, M.D. and Debra Harris, R.N.

Hear the latest breast cancer treatment options and learn the value of a single appointment with multiple doctors. Our team is dedicated to tailoring the treatment plan to your needs in a single appointment.


Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes: Facts and Fiction
Wednesday, September 23, 7 p.m.
Andrew J. Ahmann, M.D.

Learning you have Type 2 diabetes and figuring out how to best manage your disease can be confusing. Find out the latest information -- and eliminate the misinformation -- on how to live well with Type 2 diabetes, including new research, classes, care and medications.


Heart care - Beaverton Cardiology Clinic

Note: OHSU Beaverton Cardiology Clinic lectures are located at
15700 S.W. Greystone Court
Beaverton, OR 97006

Rhythm Nation
Tuesday, September 22, 6:30 p.m.
Rupa Bala, M.D.

Does your heart ever skip a beat? Do you feel a fluttering in your chest after eating? Find out answers to many of your common heart rhythm questions.

This event is full.

Today’s Diets and Your Heart
Tuesday, October 20, 6:30 p.m.
Tina Kaufman, Ph.D., P.A.-C.

Find out from an OHSU physician assistant specializing in preventive cardiology about the latest diet plans (such as Paleo, Juice Fasts and Weight Watchers) and which diet is best for your heart health.


Fertility open house

Baby talk, with OHSU Fertility Consultants
10th Floor, Fertility Clinic Lobby, 6 - 7:30 p.m. information session available.
November 12

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.