Tests confirm diagnosis and urgent need for treatment
Funds support uncompensated costs for patients and families, including travel and lodging
NBA players, coaches and cheerleaders visit Doernbecher kids
The Nike collection is designed by Doernbecher patients
For three decades, Northwest credit unions' "charity of choice" has supported OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital.
Windy Stevenson, M.D., speaks to the great effort in reducing radiation exposure in Doernbecher patients.
The researchers, led by Dr. Katharine Zuckerman, a pediatrician at OHSU Doernbecher, looked at data on 722 children between the ages of 6 and 11 with autism.
Matthew Halsey, M.D., offers some tips when shopping for a new backpack
Blitz was in town this past weekend visiting patients like 17-month-old Avenir, who ended up showing the mascot a few new dance moves.
Special shoe collection, including a pair of Doernbecher Freestyle shoes, prized possession for Orio
The Doernbecher 5 shoes were created by Isaac Arzate, a preteen basketball and baseball player who went into cardiac arrest during basketball practice.
Ajit Jetmalani, M.D., who heads up the Child and Adolescent Psychology Department at Doernbecher, weighs in
Six lucky Doernbecher patients will work with Nike designers to create limited edition, one-of-a-kind Nike footwear and apparel collections.
Gary and Christine Rood's donation will go toward building guest housing on the South Waterfront that will provide temporary housing for patients and their families who travel long distances for care.
The procession commemorated a successful fundraising year for OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
The family has donated $250,000 over 15 years by asking viewers of their car collection, “Papa’s Toys”, to make a donation to Doernbecher.
OHSU researcher Brian O’Roak, Ph.D., is looking to partner with 50,000 families across the U.S. in a new autism study called SPARK.
OHSU physician Craigan Usher, M.D. discusses non-tech mental stimulation with your child.
Jodi Coombs, VP for Women’s and Children’s Services at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital speaks to the positive impact this award has on the institution and beyond.
Dr. Johnson's work highlights the effects and treatment of pediatric sleep disorders.
The proceeds for the auctioned shoes will benefit OHSU Doernbecher families whose children are receiving care at the hospital.
Doernbecher becomes the dedicated children’s hospital on the West Coast to implement iMRI technology
Innovative technology allows OHSU Doernbecher neurosurgeons to deliver better, safer brain surgery results.
Patients of the Child Development & Rehabilitation Center at OHSU Doernbecher, as well as other community members, hosted an interactive panel at Wizard World Comic Con to discuss their wonderfully crafted costumes.
The money raised will help to provide OHSU Doernbecher patients and their families support for uncompensated travel, lodging and other services integral to their care and comfort.
Each year, an average of 21,500 children are injured in the U.S. because of falls from shopping carts Dr. Ben Hoffman, medical director, OHSU Doernbecher Tom Sargent Safety Center weighs in on shopping cart safety.
The players and Blazers mascot, Blaze, signed autographs and brought smiles to OHSU Doernbecher patients
For children with a particular gene mutation, minimal exposure to lead may contribute to symptoms of ADHD according to new research by Joel Nigg, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience at OHSU.
For nearly one full year, Hope’s gentle and calm demeanor has provided comfort and joy to the special patients, families and staff at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
Life Lessons from the OHSU Doernbecher cancer-clinic playroom OHSU Doernbecher volunteer Liberty Barnes shares her experiences with some very special patients.
All that Braylin wanted for her 10th birthday, was to donate her gifts to other kids at OHSU Doernbecher.
Researchers at OHSU Doernbecher revealed mis-use of car safety seats in infants at an alarming rate. Families should utilize resources at the OHSU Tom Sargent Safety Center, and across the community, to ensure proper installation, use of these important safety devices.
Dr. Ajit Jetmalani and the OHSU Doernbecher Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry named a “Shining Star” by The Flawless Foundation
OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital earned the #2 spot in the healthcare category.
The $3 million grant, given by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will help Dr. David Lewinsohn, at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital, study tuberculosis.
The $1 million gift raised by the Borlaug foundation will help create an endowed professorship and lay the groundwork for the first dedicated pediatric immunology program in Oregon and southwest Washington.
An OHSU driven study, published in the journal Pediatrics, is the latest to find that children with autism are more likely to be overweight or obese than their peers.
Six unique, limited-edition shoes and apparel pieces designed by OHSU Doernbecher patients in collaboration with Nike designers and developers were unveiled and auctioned on Oct. 23, 2015. Since 2004, the Doernbecher Freestyle program has raised $13.8 million dollars for OHSU Doernbecher.
Cast members of NBC’s hit television show brighten the day for young patients and their families.
Dr. Elizabeth Super provides tips for transitioning to nap-free living.
Interoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) technology will allow neurosurgeons at OHSU Doernbecher to more safely and completely remove difficult brain tumors, epilepsy lesions and more.
OHSU Doernbecher named one of 13 research sites across the nation; research aims to answer questions about normal brain development and risk markers for substance abuse and mental illness.
Funding will support research to advance the treatment of childhood leukemia.
The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation board of directors, comprised of business, civic and philanthropic leaders, has appointed five new members.
Cambia Health Foundation gave a $4 million grant to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation in support of the Knight Cancer Challenge. Specifically, the funds will support innovation in Pediatric Palliative Care.
To celebrate the culmination of the 11th year of the Doernbecher Freestyle Program, Nike and OHSU Doernbecher auctioned off 11 pairs of a special "What The Doernbecher" shoes featuring design elements from all 13 of the program’s SB designs. The auction raised over $100,000 in support of the hospital.
Hope, a 2-year-old English Cream Golden Retriever, has joined Doernbecher as Chief Canine Officer. She will help provide comfort and companionship to families and children battling serious illness.
Portland artist Gary Hirsch created Brave Bots to help kids overcome fear during treatment.
You don’t need supernatural abilities to raise money for children in need, and the cast of “Grimm” recently proved that they’re adept at fundraising even without their characters’ special skills.
Improved communication among health-care providers during shift changes reduced injuries due to medical errors by 30 percent, according to a federally funded, multicenter study.
Six one-of-a-kind shoes and apparel pieces designed by OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital patients in collaboration with Nike designers and developers revealed
Anna Wilson, Ph.D., leads 'mindful studies' class at Wilson High School students learn to cope with teenage stress
Study finds incorrect use of car seats widespread among parents taking newborns home from hospital.
The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation has hired Jim Ervin as the foundation’s executive director. Ervin began his new job June 2.
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OHSU Doernbecher pediatric neurologist Dr. Carter Wray prescribes high-fat diet after medications fail, surgery could not correct epilepsy.
Doernbecher psychiatrist Dr. Keith Cheng provides tips for parents concerned about depression in their middle-schoolers.
Registered dietician April Mitsch says zucchini and other quick breads make healthy snacks and are good one-bowl recipes for kids to make.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation supports Dr. Keller's research into childhood soft tissue sarcoma.
Doernbecher psychiatrist, Anna Wilson, M.D., discusses research showing that adolescents whose parents suffer from chronic pain may be more likely to develop ongoing pain too.
Jake Dering, 9, of Tualatin was one of seven Doernbecher patients chosen to design a pair of athletic shoes for the 2013 Nike Doernbecher Frestyle Collection.
OHSU Doernbecher patient-designers were at Nike Portland on Saturday to sign autographs and share their inspiring stories of triumph over serious illness.
Bulky winter coats can pose a serious threat by creating too much space in between your child’s body and the harness itself.
A new study shows prompt use of antiviral medications like Tamiflu or Relenza can save the lives of flu-stricken children in intensive care units — yet the drugs are being used less frequently than they once were.
Twins Kate and Kira Smith of Beaverton both brought their unique styles to the 2013 Nike Doernbecher Freestyle Collection.
Doernbecher's Ben Hoffman, M.D., says pediatricians and parents will benefit by knowing more about hypertrophic pyloric stenosis which occurs in 1 in 1,000 infants.
Without car seat installation help, many families can not figure out how to install them correctly.
A new study finds gunshot injuries in children are disproportionately more severe, deadly and costly than any other source of childhood injury. More
Shoes and apparel pieces designed by OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital patients in collaboration with Nike designers and developers are revealed.
Inspired by her daughters and a breast cancer diagnosis, a Northeast Portland Mom is on a mission to raise money for medical research.
The International Federation of Consulting Engineers named Doernbecher Hospital one of 14 major building engineering achievements of the past century.
Doernbecher Freestyle is a partnership between Doernbecher and Nike in which young patients design limited-edition Nike footwear (and for the first time, apparel pieces) and proceeds help support the hospital.
Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Portland-area Hyundai dealers have awarded OHSU Doernbecher a $250,000 Hyundai Hope Grant for pediatric cancer research.
Doernbecher pediatrician, Ben Hoffman, M.D., shares practical considerations in mind while shopping for this essential back-to-school gear.
Dr. Craigan Usher, pediatric psychiatrist at OHSU Doernbecher, discusses heath concerns of screen time for the development of children, teenagers, and families.
Shelby Lee's Nike Free Run 2 is the fourth shoe to be rereleased in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Doernbecher Freestyle's 10th anniversary.
The St. Baldrick's Foundation has awarded Dr. Peter Kurre a $100,000 grant to pursue his lab's findings that leukemia cells release material that essentially reprograms bone marrow, boosting resistance to leukemia-fighting drugs.
Dr. David Rozansky, pediatric nephrologist at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, encourages good habits, regular blood pressure checks.
Tips for parents on talking about marijuana with kids
Michael Harris, head of pediatric psychology at OHSU Institute on Development and Disability at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital, offers advice for starting conversations about marijuana with your kids.
Doernbecher Freestyle Pre-Heat: 10 Classics Re-released
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Doernbecher Freestyle remarkable milestone, Nike is releasing five classic styles in the weeks leading up to the unveiling of the 2013 Doernbecher Freestyle Collection. More
Nonprofit to help kids with cancer
A new pediatric foundation will receive funds from Tour des Chutes, assist families of children with cancer with the non-medical costs associated with travel to Portland (Doernbecher and elsewhere for treatment) during pediatric cancer treatment.
OHSU Doernbecher ranks among the nation’s best children’s hospitals
Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children’s Hospital ranks among the best children’s hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals. Learn more
Jaime Beutler shares diagnosis, raises awareness for Potter's Syndrome
Dr. Pereira at OHSU answers questions about this rare condition which inhibits normal lung development because of underdeveloped kidneys.
When kids pose a danger for their parents
Doernbecher's Ben Hoffman talks about the jabs, bites, head-butts and kicks that kids sometimes inflict on their caregivers, usually parents.
Six keys to a healthy heart
OHSU ob/gyn doctor, Amy Cantor, M.D., encourages every woman to take steps to maintain a healthy heart.
Vitamin C may prevent lung problems in babies born to pregnant smokers
Infants born to women who took vitamin C during pregnancy had less wheezing in first year of life. More
Housing solution for families of seriously ill children announced
Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oregon and Southwest Washington, and OHSU Doernbecher announce interim solution for families traveling to Portland for medical care. More
Dr. Daniel Marks, pediatric endocrinologist at Oregon Health & Science University, worries about “the unbelievable increase in consumption of simple sugars” and animal fats.
Tips for coping with your crying newborn
All babies go through this period of crying as part of normal infant development, but some babies cry more than others. Read more
Bedwetting in kids well past diapers: Tips for Parents
Erin Anderson, M.D., Doernbecher urologist, recommends a trip to the pediatrician to rule out any medical or physiological reasons for bedwetting.
Kids and chiropractic: What parents should know
Doernbecher's Ben Hoffman, M.D., suggests parents considering a chiropractor "to think very carefully" and make sure the chiropractor has proper training.
Living with Hurler Syndrome: 'All three of my boys are eventually going to pass'
After years of being misdiagnosed, OHSU Doernbecher's Dr. Cary Harding diagnosed Laura Browns' three boys with a rare genetic diseases called Hurler Syndrome.
Family inspires collaboration between cardiac specialists in Oregon, China
OHSU Doernbecher pediatric cardiology team mends hearts of three Chinese children adopted by Portland family.
OHSU first to grow, transplant liver stem cells with demonstrated therapeutic benefit
New mouse research in Nature raises hope that human liver stem cells can be similarly grown, transplanted. More
Tips for handling delayed toilet training
Less stress is best says Doernbecher urology nurse practitioner, Erin Anderson, N.P. Delayed toilet training, while inconvenient and frustrating to parents, is common and rarely a sign of a deeper medical problem.
Sibling rivalry: Encouraging the victor and the vanquished
Margaret Cary, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry shares ideas for parents handling sibling rivalry.
Ronald McDonald House near Doernbecher will close its doors July 1
The Ronald McDonald House near OHSU will close July 1, 2013. OHSU is working on a long-term solution to best serve the needs of all its patient families.
New hope for helping children born prematurely
Research conducted at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital challenges long-held belief that low blood flow to the premature brain necessarily kills brain cells. More
Autism Concerns? Advice and resources for parents and others
Dr. Kevin Senn of the Autism Program at Doernbecher Children's Hospital and other experts share suggested resources for parents concerned about autism.