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Major gift announcement during the CHH South Building Project groundbreaking celebration



Oregon Health & Science University will announce a major gift at its Center for Health & Healing South Building Project groundbreaking celebration.


Presenters include:

  • Joe Robertson, M.D., M.B.A., OHSU president
  • Cynthia Grueber, OHSU interim senior vice president and executive director of OHSU Healthcare
  • Jill Viggiano, Patient & Family Advisory Council member who has been involved in the design of CHH South from the beginning.
  • Donor: to be announced at the event


Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 10 a.m.


OHSU Center for Health & Healing
3303 S.W. Bond Ave., Portland, OR 9723

Editors: Reporters/photographers should gather in the first-floor lobby of the Center for Health & Healing; they will be escorted to the event location.


The CHH South Building Project comprises two buildings:

Health care facility:

  • Surgery and interventional procedures
  • Clinical and research space for the Knight Cancer Institute, including oncology clinics, an infusion area and space for clinical trials
  • Clinical space for the Digestive Health Center and Preoperative Medicine Clinic
  • Retail pharmacy
  • Lab services
  • Healthy food options
  • Open waiting spaces and access to outdoor terraces

Guest house building and parking garage:

  • 76 units for patients & families
  • Laundry facilities on each floor
  • Indoor/outdoor spaces for children to play and adults to relax
  • Communal kitchen and dining room
  • Exercise space
  • Conference center
  • Space for a future urgent care center
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