Oregon Emergency Care Research - Multidisciplinary Training Program (OECR-MTP)

Oregon Health & Science University offers scholars a multi-year training program, designed to develop independent investigators in Emergency Care Research. Each scholar may receive up to 3 years of funding, with 75% protected time for research (NIH grant #5K12HL133115).

Program Co-Directors: Craig Newgard, M.D., M.P.H. and Cynthia Morris, Ph.D., M.P.H.      Learn more about this program.

News and Events

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Chen has received funding from the VA Health Services Research & Development for a Career Development Award-2 (CDA-2).  This award provides salary and/or project funds to support a 3 to 5-year program of research career development and mentoring. Nominees need to demonstrate a high degree of potential in their area of interest and a strong VA commitment. By the end of the CDA-2, it is anticipated that the awardees will compete for VA research funding with the intent to establish themselves as independent investigators.

Dr. Chen's CDA-2 project is titled: "Enhancing Social Connectedness Among Veterans at High Risk for Suicide through Community Engagement".  (Grant #1IK2HX002787-01)

The Department of Emergency Medicine’s Center for Policy and Research In Emergency Medicine and the Knight Cancer Institute’s Division of Hematology and Oncology were pleased to offer two events with guest speaker, Dr. Rebecca Cooney, the North American Executive Editor of The Lancet on September `19, 2018

Department of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds Lecture: Gender Bias in Academic Publishing

Panel Discussion: The View from the Editor’s Desk: Insight into Academic Medical Publishing

Rebecca Cooney is the North American Executive Editor of The Lancet. Prior to joining The Lancet family in 2012, she worked as an associate and assistant editor at The Annals of New York Academy of Sciences. Rebecca received her PhD in Psychology from Stanford University in 2007 and subsequently trained as a fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University where she studied the neural basis of mood and anxiety disorders. Rebecca lives in Brooklyn with her family and enjoys coffee, cooking, and watching Dateline after her kids go to bed.

Dr. Scott's K12 On-Campus Seminar

On August 7, 2018, we welcomed Jane D. Scott, Sc.D., M.S.N.  on campus for an all-day site visit.  Dr. Scott kindly gave a seminar about K- level training, and other grant opportunities offered by the NIH.  The OHSU community may access a video recording of Dr. Scott's talk by clicking here.

Dr. Scott joined NHLBI in August, 2005 as the Director, Office of Research Training and Career Development in the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences. The office oversees more than 600 training awards to individuals and institutions nationwide to train future cardiovascular researchers. Her education includes a B.S.N. from Duke University, an M.S.N. from Wayne State University, and a doctorate in Health Policy and Management from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Before her doctoral studies she was a staff nurse in the Duke University emergency department, and nurse practitioner in the Johns HopkinsHospital Adult Emergency Department.   Dr. Scott was a program officer at DHHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ),  providing oversight to prehospital, ED and ICU research.  She was a researcher at the University of Maryland’s  (UMD) National Study Center for Trauma and EMS; and then Director of Research, for the Program in Trauma, at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.    From 2002-2005 at Tufts Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences, she was the Associate Director of the MS/PhD program, Associate Director for two institutional training programs, and Director of Education at the Tufts-New England Medical Center GCRC. She served on the National Advisory Committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Urgent Matters Program 2002-2004 and on the Veteran’s Administration (VA)Health Services Research Scientific Review and Evaluation Study Section from 1999-2004.  She Chaired the VA’s Nursing Research Review Committee from 2000-2004. She was the Editor of the Health Policy Column for the Society of General Internal Medicine’s Forum from 1993-1999.  She served on the NHLBI’s National Heart Attack Alert Program and several of its sub-committees (1991-2000).  She also served as a senior advisor to the World Health Organization to help establish a national cervical cancer screening strategy for Romania, 1992-1994.

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