Maria Fleseriu, M.D., is quoted in a cover story about promising new treatments for Cushing’s disease. She says: “We have made clear progress over the last 100 years in treating Cushing’s disease, but we are definitely not where we should be in achieving patient outcomes.”
OHSU in the news
OHSU is named the No. 2 Doctorate of Nursing Practice program for 2020 by Best Health Degrees
New findings from the Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study, of which OHSU is involved, show an increase in the rate of sudden cardiac arrest following decades of decline.
OHSU has the second-highest occupancy rate among all hospitals in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Matthias Merkel, M.D., says: “If a hospital is too empty, that’s stressful; if it’s too full, that’s stressful. Getting it exactly right hardly ever happens.”
Luiz Bertassoni, D.D.S., Ph.D., describes bone as a “living organ” and notes that it “regulates a wide variety of biological phenomena in the body” in a story about the calcified organ.
Research by Mark Slifka, Ph.D., concludes adults who received a full series of vaccinations against tetanus and diphtheria as children do not need routine booster shots as is currently recommended in the U.S.
Jimmy Fallon purchases a pair of Doernbecher Air Jordan 6 shoes while sneaker shopping in New York City. The late-night television host says: “I want to get a ‘Doernbecher’ shoe. It is amazing what Nike does. It raises so much money for the hospital."
An OHSU patient experiences increased quality of life following surgery to treat his essential tremor. Delaram Safarpour, M.D., says new health care technology is “the biggest advancement over the last several years".
An OHSU patient case is cited within an investigative feature that uncovers the overall complexities of pharmaceutical and insurance company billing processes.
Amanda Bruegl, M.D., describes her research about disparate cervical cancer rates in Native American women.
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