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OHSU appoints new executive vice president, provost

OHSU appoints new executive vice president, provost

An accomplished scholar with deep strategic leadership experience, Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns joins the university July 1, 2022.
OHSU ends practice of factoring a patient’s race into diagnosis, treatment decisions in kidney disease

OHSU ends practice of factoring a patient’s race into diagnosis, treatment decisions in kidney disease

The use of a “race factor” in clinical algorithms that help determine who gets what treatments for various diseases in under scrutiny; its removal in the algorithm for kidney disease follows national recommendations championed locally.
Review reports improved transparency in antidepressant drug trials

Review reports improved transparency in antidepressant drug trials

Negative study findings, ‘once a dirty little secret,’ are now being acknowledged more often.
Jan. 20 forecast shows slight reduction of COVID-19 impact on Oregon hospitals

Jan. 20 forecast shows slight reduction of COVID-19 impact on Oregon hospitals

Oregonians stepping up measures to reduce spread of infection, although hundreds of Oregonians are still becoming severely ill.
OHSU coronavirus (COVID-19) response

OHSU coronavirus (COVID-19) response

Last updated Tuesday, May 17, 2022.