Share Tweet Share Email Print

OHSU Center for Women's Health Lecture Series Announced

Popular lectures series will host talks on ovarian cancer, mindful eating and numerous other topics

The Oregon Health & Science University Center for Women’s Health has announced the line-up of topics for the 2008-2009 season of its popular “Speaking of Women” lecture series. The first lecture, on Sept. 11, will focus on the symptoms of ovarian cancer.

The lecture series is a set of one hour topics on women’s health, which take place at a rotating set of locations throughout the Portland community. The lectures are free, and all members of the public are invited.

 

  • Thursday, Sept. 11 – Turn up the volume: Learn to recognize the symptoms of ovarian cancer with Tanja Pejovic, M.D., associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Discussion from noon to 1 p.m. at the Nordstrom, Downtown 4th floor conference room, 701 S.W. Broadway, Portland Ore. 97205.

 

  • Thursday, Sept. 18 – High-risk pregnancy: Causes, concerns and care with Leonardo Pereira, M.D., associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Discussion from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Arlene & Harold Schnitzer Reception and Resource Area, OHSU Center for Women’s Health, seventh floor of the Peter O. Kohler Pavilion, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Ore. 97239.

 

  • Saturday, Oct. 4 – Reclaiming Your Life: Get organized to seize your priorities with Vicki Norris, of HGTV’s “Mission Organization.” Discussion from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Arlene & Harold Schnitzer Reception and Resource Area, OHSU Center for Women’s Health, seventh floor of the Peter O. Kohler Pavilion, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Ore. 97239.


  • Thursday, Nov. 13 – Brain attack: How to become stroke smart with Patricia Hurn, Ph.D., director of the OHSU Research Center for Gender-Based Medicine. Discussion from noon to 1 p.m. in OHSU Hospital Auditorium (UHS8B60), 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland Ore. 97239.


  • Thursday, Jan. 29 – Mindful weight management: Break the eat, repent, repeat cycle with Lisa Nielson, M.A., certified wellness coach. Discussion from noon to 1 p.m. in OHSU Hospital Auditorium (UHS8B60), 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland Ore. 97239.


  • Thursday, Feb. 19 – Women and research: Discovering new ways to improve health with Heidi Printz, Ph.D., division manager of the OHSU Women’s Health Research Unit. Discussion from noon to 1 p.m. in the Portland State University Women’s Resource Center, 1825 S.W. Broadway, Portland Ore. 97201.

  • Thursday, March 12 – Everyday life stresses: Their impact on fertility with Judy Cameron, Ph.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Discussion from noon to 1 p.m. in OHSU Hospital Auditorium (UHS8B60), 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland Ore. 97239.


  • Thursday, April 23 – Before baby: Steps to promote a healthy pregnancy with Leonardo Pereira, M.D., associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Discussion from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Arlene & Harold Schnitzer Reception and Resource Area, OHSU Center for Women’s Health, seventh floor of the Peter O. Kohler Pavilion, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Ore. 97239.


  • Thursday, May 14 – More than mind over bladder: Prevention and treatment for the pelvic floor with Renee Edwards, M.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Discussion from noon to 1 p.m. in OHSU Hospital Auditorium (UHS8B60), 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland Ore. 97239.

 

About the Center for Women’s Health
On a day-to-day basis, the OHSU Center for Women's Health is fundamentally changing the health care experience for women by bringing together outstanding clinical care, cutting-edge research and innovative patient and community education in one vibrant location.

The center has been awarded the designation as a National Center of Excellence for women's health by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is one of only 21 institutions in the country to earn this distinction, and the only institution in the Northwest.

 

About OHSU
Oregon Health & Science University is the state’s only health and research university, and only academic health center. As Portland's largest employer and the fourth largest in Oregon (excluding government), OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in the state. It serves more than 184,000 patients, and is a conduit for learning for more than 3,900 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.

 

Previous Story Calendar Alert: Symposium for Young People with Parkinson’s is Sept. 19 Next Story OHSU Center for Women's Health Provides Free Pap Tests, Pelvic Exams; Phone Line Opens Sept. 12