MEDIA ALERT: Beloved annual fundraiser to unveil, auction a limited-run, special-edition Nike sneaker to benefit OHSU Doernbecher; Virtually Freestyle event is free and open to the public for first time ever.
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.
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.
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...
“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.
Katharine Zuckerman, M.D., M.P.H., splits her time seeing young patients at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and researching the relationships between health care disparities and early childhood development.
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.
“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.
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.
Fatemeh Reshad, a 4-month-old Iranian infant, who traveled to OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital for life-saving heart surgery, is “doing well” her doctors confirmed at a press conference Monday, Feb. 27.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On the eve of the inauguration of the 45th U.S. president, the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health will host a public discussion aimed at addressing one of the most hotly debated issues of the 2016 presidential election: the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
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.
For many young patients and families across Oregon and Southwest Washington, home is not a possibility this holiday season. Instead, they will celebrate the magic of Christmas at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
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.