SoM News February 2013

Dean's Message

Dean RichardsonI've been thinking lately about recognition. In an institution as large as the School of Medicine, awards and recognition programs are important. We work collaboratively in many ways – conducting research, providing health care, educating our students – but each of us can only personally know a fraction of our group. Awards are a way of bringing forward exceptional members of our community and showcasing their efforts for the larger group.
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Women's health leadership transitions
Drs. Berlin, Edwards, Caughey accept new positions at school.
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March (and April) madness
Upcoming events feature Diversity, science, future of health care.
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"A human right..."
Medical students rally for single-payer health care in Oregon .
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Paper of the Month

paper22713This month's featured paper is from the Stephen Back Lab, and is titled, "Prenatal Cerebral Ischemia Disrupts MRI-Defined Cortical Microstructure Through Disturbances in Neuronal Arborization."    
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OHSU StudentSpeak

Britta Ameel

Low point
This weekend, despite all my kicking and screaming, I hit a serious low point in balancing school and the rest of life.
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The Horseback Doctor
Dr. Hoffmann graduated with the highest standing in his class in 1907. Often seen on horseback, he had an office in the Bryant Building, where he practiced for 62 years.
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New Faculty

A warm welcome to our new faculty members!