Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) traces its roots to 1887. OHSU is the only health and medical center in Oregon. OHSU is located in area around Portland, Oregon and has departments in Bio-Engineering, Medicine, Infectious Disease, Pediatrics and receives a large number of National Institutes of Health and other foundation grants for its research. OHSU is a teaching hospital and research center noted for its excellent patient care and educational opportunities.

Address
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd. Portland, Oregon 97239-3098
Website
http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Health_and_Science_University

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Medications

Insurance rules make it harder to treat opioid use disorder

Insurance industry cost-control measures may be worsening the nation's opioid epidemic by limiting access to a key medication that treats addiction, according to a research letter published today in the Journal of the American ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Feeding tubes shouldn't be on POLST forms: JAGS opinion paper

Following years of research that demonstrated feeding tubes can harm patients with dementia, the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has published an OHSU opinion paper recommending patient preference for feeding tubes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New vaccine offers fresh take on malaria fight

Early research on a new approach to protecting against malaria is offering promising, potentially long-lasting results against the persistent parasite that sickens hundreds of millions people each year.

Health

More Oregonians sharing end-of-life wishes with POLST

More Oregonians are making their end-of-life wishes known through forms known as Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment, or POLST, according to research published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine.

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