Summer 2010

Celebrating the Power of Philanthropy


Investing in the Power of People

At Oregon's only academic health center, outstanding faculty are hard at work in the ambitious quest to save and improve human lives – and savvy donors are lining up to support them.


Boyle family endows chair to honor Gert's scientist sister

Columbia Sportswear Company's Boyle family gives $2.5 million to create an endowed chair in cancer research honoring renowned biologist Hildegard Lamfrom, Ph.D.


OHSU's $4 Billion Economic Impact Delivers for Oregon

Quick, how would you answer this question: What value does Oregon Health & Science University bring to the state and its citizens?


ROI: Biomedical Research Building

OHSU's state-of-the-art BRB laboratory cost $140 million to build in 2005 – with nearly $40 million coming from private investments. So just how much has this jewel in OHSU's research crown contributed to science and human health? An immeasurable amount.


Donor Stories

Dr. Herbert and Shirley Semler: Putting their heart institute in the right place

Paul and Maureen Casey: Supporting Casey Eye Institute is a family affair