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OHSU Ask the Health Experts Lecture series features useful advice for a variety of health concerns

The upcoming session of Oregon Health & Science University's “Ask the Health Experts” seminar series is quickly approaching. Upcoming lectures will feature specialists in fertility, stroke care and bone and joint care. Lectures are followed by a question-and-answer session with the experts. All lectures are free and open to the public. 


Fertility Open House

June 13, July 11 and August 8, 2013 – Baby talk with OHSU fertility consultants

Interested in having a baby? Want to find out more about your options? OHSU offers a full range of services not found in other fertility programs in the Portland area. Learn from our fertility experts and meet staff at this free information session.

Stroke Care

May 22, 2013 – Stroke prevention and risk factors

Darren Larsen, R.N., B.S., C.N.R.N.
Do you have high blood pressure? That’s a risk factor for stroke. Learn about stroke prevention and risk factors from an expert in stroke care.

June 5, 2013 – Basic stroke signs, symptoms, early intervention and treatment

Wayne Clark, M.D. and Justin Cetas, M.D.
Learn about basic stroke signs, why early intervention is so important and the latest treatment options available for aneurysm and acute and hemorrhagic stroke.

June 11, 2013 – Promoting neural repair: advances in stroke rehabilitation

Andrea Serdar, P.T., Neurological Clinical Specialist and Sabine Kaul-Connolly, O.T.R./L., M.Ed.
Researchers have developed a new understanding of neuroplasticity – the ability of the brain to rewire and repair. Learn about new exciting therapies and approaches to recovery.

Bone and Joint Care

June 12, 2013 – Conservative management approach to knee and hip arthritis

Nels Carlson, M.D.
Hear about the newest research advances and non-invasive options for treating knee and hip arthritis.


The lectures covering stroke, bone and joint care begin at 7 p.m. and will take place on the third floor of OHSU’s Center for Health & Healing, located at 3303 S.W. Bond Avenue in Portland. The fertility open house events begin at 6 p.m. and will take place on the 10th floor of the Center for Health & Healing.

Maps and driving directions.


For more information and to register for OHSU Ask the Health Experts lectures, visit Or register by phone at 503 494-1122. Free parking is available near the Center for Health & Healing. Light refreshments will be served.

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