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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.

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.
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