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  • At OHSU, we believe diversity maximizes our true potential for creativity, innovation, quality patient care, education excellence and outstanding service.

    Join us on Oct. 17 for the Diversity Career Fair and learn how you can be part of the team.

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    OHSU Diversity Career Fair

    OHSU is growing. We are opening the Center for Health & Healing Building 2 in February 2019. We are seeking diverse talent to fill these new positions. We are also recruiting for jobs across OHSU's other locations. Join OHSU's dynamic, diverse teams that provide culturally-appropriate patient care and customer service to our patients and visitors.

  • The first U.S. clinical trial of bionic arms for children produced on 3D printers is launching today thanks to researchers at OHSU and a nonprofit based at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

    OHSU, UCF launch first U.S. clinical trial of 3D-printed prosthetics for children

    The first U.S. clinical trial of bionic arms for children produced on 3D printers is launching today thanks to researchers at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, and a nonprofit based at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

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  • "I think if there is a way to prevent pain and suffering and transmission of serious diseases then I think we're ethically obligated to pursue that research and technology." - OHSU's Dr. Paula Amato.

    60 Minutes reports on CRISPR, the gene-editing tool that's revolutionizing biomedical research.

    Scientists can use CRISPR to edit genes. Should they?

    Scientists are excited about using CRISPR to treat genetic disease, but the devil's in the details. Take, for example, treating cystic fibrosis. Scientists know that the hereditary disease is caused by the misspelling of a particular gene. Genes are made up of DNA, which is composed of chemical bases abbreviated by the letters A, T, G, and C.

  • “With more than 1.7 million people dying globally from TB each year and the rise of strains that are resistant to drug treatment, we need a better way to prevent this disease”.

    Fresh approach to TB vaccine offers better protection

    A unique platform that resulted in a promising HIV vaccine has also led to a new, highly effective vaccine against tuberculosis that is moving toward testing in humans. The new vaccine completely protected 41 percent and reduced overall TB disease by 68 percent in vaccinated rhesus macaques, according to a study published in Nature Medicine.

  • “When we notice that our boys are gifted in math and science and they say, ‘I want to be a doctor when I grow up,’ we could say, ‘That’s great, you could even be a nurse if you wanted to!’” - OHSU School of Nursing student Adam White.

    'Forget About the Stigma': Male Nurses Explain Why Nursing Is a Job of the Future for Men

    Jake Creviston, a nurse practitioner, has been repeatedly mistaken for a doctor. Adam White says the veterans he cares for as a student nurse at the V.A. hospital feel comfortable around him because "I'm a big burly guy with a beard."

  • As 2017 comes to close, we want to take this opportunity to acknowledge the many accomplishments of our world-class faculty and staff.
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  • “Overall, the goal is to train a diverse health professions workforce that understands -- and can successfully respond to -- the health equity and research needs of their own community".

    Empowering communities to eliminate disparity

    Underrepresented minorities are more likely to seek and use health care services when the provider is of a similar ethnic background, studies have shown; however, Oregon is home to more than 70,000 citizens of the American Indian and Alaskan Native tribes, and less than 1 percent of the state's 11,000 physicians identify as Native American.

  • “Our ranking reflects the high caliber of our faculty — not only are they publishing in excellent journals, but their discoveries are having real-world impact in patents for products that advance knowledge and improve human health".

    Nature names OHSU among top 20 research institutions

    OHSU was named among the top 20 research institutions in the world in the journal Nature's Index 2017 Innovation supplement, which evaluated academic research institutions' impact on innovation. To rank the impact of institutions worldwide, the journal examined how research articles are cited in third-party patents.

  • “That was the scariest feeling I ever had in my life,” he said. “If it weren’t for my wife, I would have just been hard-headed and probably died.”

    Stroke survivor: 'The scariest feeling I ever had in my life'

    Ronald Paapke knew he was in rough shape by the time he arrived on the operating table at OHSU the evening of Sept. 19. Stricken by a stroke at his home outside of Astoria, he had been rushed to Columbia Memorial Hospital by ambulance and then flown by Life Flight helicopter to the Portland hospital.

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