Coronavirus

The Vaccine Floodgates Are Opening in Oregon. What Does That Mean for Mass Clinics?

They'll keep relying on community volunteers—but that's getting tougher at a critical juncture.

04/07/2021 By Julia Silverman

Footnotes

LISTEN: Breaking Barriers in Science, Research, and STEM with Gail Stonebarger

An OHSU behavioral neuroscience graduate student talks about the hierarchal structure of research and the lack of mental health support for underrepresented ...

03/26/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

News

After Charges of Mishandling Sexual Assault Accusations, a Prominent OHSU Doctor Faces a Reckoning

Esther Choo, cofounder of Time’s Up Health Care, is named in a new lawsuit against OHSU and the so-called “Tik Tok Doc.”

03/03/2021 By Julia Silverman

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: South Waterfront

A pedestrian bridge, an aerial tram, an art- filled greenway, and a cluster of condo towers

02/20/2021 By Julia Silverman

Coronavirus

OHSU’s COVID Tracing Study Ends after Lacking BIPOC Participants

The $6 million study ended just three months into its planned yearlong duration.

12/07/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Light a Fire

At Camp Ukandu, Jordan Herrle Restores Hope—and Childhood—for Kids Battling Cancer

The youngest member of the camp’s leadership team advocates year-round for kids with cancer.

12/02/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Medical Marvels

A Portland-Made Mole Mapping App Is Helping the Fight Against Skin Cancer

A researcher made an app to protect his wife from skin cancer. Now, OHSU is using it as a weapon in its ‘War on Melanoma.’

12/31/2019 By Mark Fogerson

Medical Marvels

A Local Neurologist Thinks a Baby’s Dream State May Affect Their Adult Life

OHSU prof Miranda Lim thinks there may be a link between interrupted REM sleep and autism.

12/31/2019 By Julia Silverman

Making a Difference

OHSU's Dean of Nursing on the Profession's Appeal and Evolution

"I’ve also seen us move from a more siloed approach to a real emphasis on collaboration across the spectrum of care," says Sarah Bakewell Sachs.

06/19/2018 By Zach Dundas

History

Born in 1891, This Transgender Oregonian Was a Man ahead of His Time

Alan Hart was a doctor, author, husband, and a trans pioneer.

05/22/2018 By Tuck Woodstock

Science

Is OHSU Ushering in the Era of Designer Babies?

No. But we’re closer than we think.

12/28/2017 By Margaret Seiler

THE BREAKTHROUGH

Will One Doctor’s Radical New Vaccine End the AIDS Epidemic?

Portland researcher Louis Picker could be on the brink of a cure, and this year will be crucial to his quest.

12/21/2015 By Jennifer Abbasi

REPORT

Are Lab-Grown Teeth the Key to Dentistry's Future?

With skull scans and DNA checkups, OHSU's dentistry school is making us say "awe."

07/20/2015 By Ramona DeNies

ARCHITECTURE

Step Inside Tree House, the New Woodsy-Modernist Microapartments by OHSU

Lever Architecture's octagonal wedge looks out into the forest but serves an urban agenda.

06/23/2015 By Zach Dundas

REPORT

The South Waterfront's New Research Epicenter

A bold new research hub unites three ambitious universities and a rising neighborhood.

09/02/2014 By Randy Gragg

SCIENCE

How Portlanders Are Forging the Frontier of Epigenetics

A team of local researchers is pioneering a radical new way to think about evolution and health.

07/16/2014 By Caitlin Baggott

HEALTH

Shifting Gears

A recession-era career switch takes a Portlander from showroom to emergency room.

07/14/2014 By Chris Lydgate

History

50 Moments That Shaped Portland

Our spin through Portland’s raucous 170 years reveals a city molded by punks and power brokers, by brilliant breakthroughs and a few heinous mistakes.

12/02/2013 By Randy Gragg With Zach Dundas, Marty Patail, Marco España, Caitlin Feldman, Cari Johnson, Alexandria Bordas, and Doug Kenck-Crispin

KIDS HEALTH ANNUAL

Welcome to the Kids Health Annual 2013

We are dedicated to bringing you the latest discoveries, treatments, and therapies to help your family stay healthy.

05/09/2013

KIDS HEALTH ANNUAL

What You Should Do if Your Kid Gets a Concussion

Concussions are different for kids. If your child gets one, here’s what to do.

05/02/2013 By Genevieve J. Long, PhD