2009 Women's Health News

Nordstrom Fundraising EventWomen's Health Meets High Fashion

The 4th Annual Nordstrom Fall Designer Preview runway fashion was a success with more than $54,000 raised for the OHSU Center for Women’s Health.

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Aaron CaugheyDr. Caughey appointed Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Director, Center for Women's Health

Aaron Caughey, MD, PhD, MPP, MPH, has been named as Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the Julie Neupert Stott Director of the OHSU Center for Women's Health.

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OHSU Surgical TeamOHSU Launches Effort to Improve Women's Health in Rural Ethiopia. You can help.

In collaboration with two rural hospitals in Ethiopia, OHSU doctors will provide medical training in key areas of women's health. Fundraising efforts are underway to support the program including two upcoming events.

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Circle of Giving Awards2010 Circle of Giving Recipients Announced

Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D. and Paula Amato, M.D. are recipients of the 2010 Women’s Health Research Award. Drs. Mitalipov and Amato will receive $125,000 for their project of correcting mitochondrial gene mutations in human oocytes.

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pommierOHSU breast cancer researcher receives $275,000 grant from Avon Foundation for Women

SuEllen Pommier, Ph.D., will study the genetic defects that change normal breast stem cells into breast cancer stem cells.

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Top DocsOHSU Doctors Honored In Portland Monthly Magazine

The January 2010 issue of Portland Monthly magazine honored 97 OHSU physicians in its annual survey of Portland’s "Top Doctors." Center for Women's Health doctors among them include: Catherine Leclair, David Lee, Mark Nichols and Leonardo Pereira.

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Michelle BerlinOHSU's Michelle Berlin honored as Woman Leader in Oregon

Michelle Berlin, M.D., M.P.H., was honored for her efforts in the Campaign to Eradicate Cervical Cancer on October 8, 2009 at the 2009 Leadership Luncheon: Honoring Women Leaders in Oregon.

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BabyNo octuplets likely in Oregon

OHSU fertility doctor and others say national guidelines and local philosophy make it unlikely that an Oregon mother will deliver octuplets.

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BikeObGyn Doctor on Biking During Pregnancy

OHSU ObGyn Doctor, Alison Edelman, talks about the risks of biking during pregnancy and the decisions she made as an avid cyclist and expectant mom.

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