Join us at the following events

Youth Violence Prevention: Guns, Public Health and Healthcare

Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Charles R. Drew University

Friday, September 28, 2018

8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

OHSU Auditorium, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.

OHSU and the Sarah Anne and Erin Ford Braner Endowment and Lectureship are proud to welcome an internationally-recognized leader in public health and gun violence prevention, Deborah Prothrow-Stith, M.D., dean, College of Medicine, Charles R. Drew University.

As the inaugural speaker of the lectureship, Dr. Prothrow-Stith will discuss how violence affects public health, policies that address gun violence, risk factors involving our youth and strategies we can take together to keep our communities safe.

The event is free and open to the public. Optional RSVP on our Facebook page.

Hosted by OHSU Department of Pediatrics and Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

3 Doors: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dr. John Matsui, UC Berkeley

Friday, September 28, 2018

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

OHSU Auditorum, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.

What must the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) community do to diversify who succeeds in our disciplines and related careers? John Matsui, Ph.D., assistant dean, Biological Sciences, director and co-founder, Biology Scholars Program, University of California, Berkeley, will share his insights and recommendations based on his 25+ years of work with University of California, Berkeley undergraduates in his Biology Scholars Program and his participation on national advisory boards on STEM diversity for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health.

The event is free and open to the public. Optional RSVP on our Facebook page.

Hosted by the Alliance for Visible Diversity in Science, Center for Diversity and Inclusion and OHSU School of Medicine.

Persistent Health Disparities: Understanding the Role of Social Determinants, Implicit Bias and Racism

Dr. Denise Rodgers, Rutgers University

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

OHSU Richard Jones Hall, room 4320

Laurel Case Lecture and Visiting Professorship is pleased to welcome  Denise Rodgers, M.D., vice chancellor, Interprofessional Programs and director, Urban Health and Wellness Institute, Rutgers University.

The event is free and includes lunch, which may be eaten during the lecture.  Registration is required. 

Hosted by OHSU Family Medicine.