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Dr. Marks quoted in CNN article on teens and risk of heart disease

April 12, 2011
A CNN article titled, Heavy teens at increased risk of heart disease years later, reports on a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. According to the journal, “Teenage boys who are even slightly overweight face an increased risk ...
OHSU hospital ranks first in Portland metro area

OHSU hospital ranks first in Portland metro area

March 31, 2011
Oregon Health & Science University Hospital ranks No. 1 among Portland metro-area hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report's first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings. The new metro-are rankings recognize 622 hospitals in or near major ...
Clinic, panels, trail run raise awareness and funds for the uninsured

Clinic, panels, trail run raise awareness and funds for the uninsured

March 30, 2011
They came – she in a wheelchair, he braking her carefully down the concrete ramp into the underground parking structure – because they had both lost employment and health insurance, and were living in their car. The health screening clinic, organized ...
A bold new vision of global health

A bold new vision of global health

March 23, 2011
Addressing a packed audience at the inaugural Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health, OHSU President Joe Robertson, MD, said his daughter, Katie, was a woman who embraced life to the fullest. “But my fondest memories of her,” he added, ...
OHSU medical students present case for change in Salem

OHSU medical students present case for change in Salem

March 21, 2011
During this legislative session, OHSU medical students have frequently made appearances in Salem to talk about health policy with their state representatives. The students have done this by traveling alone, in pairs or in groups to speak to the ...
Dr. Goldberg comments on mail-order genetic tests

Dr. Goldberg comments on mail-order genetic tests

March 16, 2011
A KGW News article reports that “The FDA could soon be cracking down on mail-order genetic tests -- including those that claim they can find out which sport your child will excel at by testing his or her DNA.” The question of whether genetic testing ...
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