Upcoming OHSU Ask the Health Experts lectures

04/13/12  Portland, Ore.

The spring/summer session of Oregon Health & Science University's much-anticipated "Ask the Health Experts" seminar series is approaching. Each lecture is followed by a question-and-answer session with leading experts in their field. All lectures are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows:

April 25 - Sports Injuries & the Weekend Warrior

Ryan Petering, M.D.

A lecture for those of us who refuse to slow down. Learn about preventing and treating sports injuries for recreational and aging athletes.

May 16 - Causes & Treatments for Neck & Arm Pain

Brian Ragel, M.D.

Acute arm or neck pain, tingling, or loss of sensation is often caused by spine inflammation or injury. Hear more on the latest treatments and therapies that can dramatically decrease pain and increase function.

June 13 - Female Athlete Injury Prevention

Andrea Herzka, M.D.

Proper nutrition and smart exercise strategies are essential to avoid injury and perform your best. Learn about the right ways to stay running strong.

July 18 - Hip & Knee Replacement

Kathryn Schabel, M.D.

Learn about important advances in joint replacement — for arthritis, sports injuries and aging joints — and whether they can help you.


All lectures will be held at the OHSU Center for Health & Healing, third floor, 3303 S.W. Bond Ave., Portland, OR 97239. Maps and driving directions.


To attend the OHSU Ask the Health Experts lectures, register online or by phone at (503) 494-1122. Free parking is available near the Center for Health & Healing. Light refreshments will be served.

About OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University is the state's only academic health and research university. As Portland's largest employer with nearly 14,000 employees, OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support not found anywhere else in the state. OHSU serves patients from every corner of Oregon and is a conduit for learning for more than 4,300 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to each county in the state.