Senior Media Relations Specialist

Tracy Brawley

Senior Media Relations Specialist

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Sneak(er) a peek at the 2017 Doernbecher Freestyle collection
By Tracy Brawley October 27, 2017
The 2017 Doernbecher Freestyle collection features a self-inspired superhero, a passion for baseball, a guardian angel, a reminder to be kind, a tribute to a life-saving twin sister and love for a supportive family.
Childhood cancer survivors design Oregon Ducks football uniform
By Tracy Brawley August 25, 2017
Nike unveiled a new football uniform and fan gear designed for the University of Oregon through a partnership with OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital. Proceeds from sales of the fan gear will benefit the OHSU Doernbecher pediatric cancer fund.
Introducing the 2017 Doernbecher Freestyle patient-designers
By Tracy Brawley July 25, 2017
Since its inception in 2004, the Doernbecher Freestyle program has raised nearly $17 million for OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon. To celebrate the ongoing community support and interest in this one-of-a-kind fundraiser, which...
The business of eliminating gun violence
By Tracy Brawley June 28, 2017
The final installment of the OHSU-PSU Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue forum series explored the role of the business, government and community in helping curb gun violence.
Tackling a life-long medical journey inch by NICH
By Tracy Brawley June 19, 2017
A first-of-its-kind collaboration between hospital and regional insurance providers provides community-based interventions to support youth whose medical needs are compounded by social problems.
Keeping Portland housed and healthy
By Tracy Brawley May 25, 2017
Homelessness and Portland's housing crisis were the topics of discussion at the most recent Public Health Portland Style event.
May 18: Local experts discuss Portland’s homeless epidemic
By Tracy Brawley May 16, 2017
“Keep Portland Housed and Healthy,” hosted by the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, will focus on Portland’s homeless population, the societal and economic factors that impact homelessness, and opportunities to help mitigate this widespread issue.
Research Week 2017: Kids will be kids. But, why?
By Tracy Brawley May 04, 2017
Sarah Feldstein Ewing, Ph.D. is researching ways to improve treatment approaches tailored specifically for teens by analyzing how adolescent brains respond to therapist language.
April 25: Go behind-the-scenes with Doernbecher Freestyle during Design Week Portland
By Tracy Brawley April 21, 2017
The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation and Nike will present “Doernbecher Freestyle: Designing for Kicks” a Design Week Portland panel discussion that will reunite Doernbecher patient-designers with their Nike design teams to talk about how they worked together toward a common goal: helping kids.
April 20: Forum to shine a light on sun safety, melanoma prevention
By Tracy Brawley April 19, 2017
“Skin Cancer: The silent killer of Central Oregon,” a Public Health Portland Style forum, will take place Thursday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lucky Lab, 1945 N.W. Quimby Street in Portland. The event is free and people of all ages are welcome.
OHSU-PSU School of Public Health gets new home
By Tracy Brawley March 21, 2017
In Fall 2019, OHSU, PSU, PCC and the City of Portland will break ground on a proposed nine-story education and health center on the Portland State University campus.
Fates of soon-to-be physicians revealed during Match Day ceremony
By Tracy Brawley March 16, 2017
Over 100 students from the OHSU School of Medicine class of 2017 will participate in Match Day on Friday, a highly anticipated annual event in which the results from the National Resident Matching Program are released simultaneously to thousands of medical students across the country.
Local experts to discuss ‘Oregon on Opioids,’ Feb. 16
By Tracy Brawley February 15, 2017
More than 52,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in 2015. Approximately 63 percent of these cases involved prescription or illegal opioids. While this epidemic runs rampant nationwide, its effects continue to be felt here at home. In Oregon, 422,000 residents filled 963,000 opioid prescriptions in just the third quarter of 2016 alone.
Saving baby Fatemeh
By Tracy Brawley February 04, 2017
Four-month-old Fatemeh Reshad made headlines around the world this week after her family was denied access to United States, preventing her from receiving a heart procedure that would save her life. The child was recently granted an exemption and has now been cleared to come to OHSU for surgery.
What’s in a zip code? Your health, as it turns out
By Tracy Brawley January 31, 2017
David Bangsberg M.D., M.P.H., wanted to be a neuroscientist. But two years into medical school at Johns Hopkins University, he traded his full-ride scholarship in the M.D./Ph.D. neuroscience program for a career in public health.
Taking the first step: OHSU and PSU stand together against gun violence
By Tracy Brawley January 31, 2017
Gun violence is a preventable public health issue. From shootings by and against police officers, to mass casualties at schools, churches and community venues, gun violence is rampant around the world. In just the first month of 2017, the number of reported gun violence incidents in the U.S. topped 4,000, resulting in more than 1,000 senseless deaths.
Doernbecher Freestyle: 13 years of kicks, more than $16.5 million raised
By Tracy Brawley January 24, 2017
Since 2004, 78 kids from across Oregon and Southwest Washington have participated in Doernbecher Freestyle, a one-of-a-kind fundraiser that pairs OHSU Doernbecher patients with Nike designers to create unique shoe and apparel collections that are auctioned and sold at retail, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the children’s hospital.
From MLK to OHSU: Embracing a culture of diversity and inclusion
By Tracy Brawley January 13, 2017
​Demonstrating an act of solidarity across the OHSU community statewide, a reflective group of faculty, students and staff convened on Marquam Hill campus today – in person and virtually – to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Doernbecher researchers awarded more than $9 million to fight Fanconi anemia
By Tracy Brawley October 10, 2016
Thanks to a $9.9 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a team led by Markus Grompe, M.D., director of the Oregon Stem Cell Center at OHSU and the Papé Family Pediatric Research Institute at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, will work to understand human response to novel drug treatments that have shown promise in FA-positive animal models.