Lynne Terry

Briefly: OHSU Appoints Senior VP, COO of OHSU Healthcare

Joe Ness, who's worked at Oregon Health & Science University since 2013, has been the interim chief since last November.

After a nationwide search, Oregon Health & Science University officials decided to go with their man already in the job.

Joe Ness, who's served nearly a year as the interim senior vice president and chief operating officer of OHSU Healthcare, now has the job permanently. 

Wage, Promotion Gap In Medicine May Be Getting Worse

Dr. Esther Choo, an emergency department physician and researcher at Oregon Health & Science University, says the gender gap in medicine is not going away.

Dr. Esther Choo came armed with data, which she flashed across the giant screen, study after study.

Providence, OHSU Talk Cardiac: ‘Everything’s On The Table’

The two hospital groups are discussing a range of possibilities to serve heart failure patients after the implosion of Oregon Health & Science University’s heart transplant program.

Providence’s leading heart failure specialist, Dr. Jacob Abraham, is a busy man.

He sees patients and conducts research, recently helped oversee a clinical trial of a device that repairs a heart valve, increasing the life and survival rates of patients with few options.

PSU's Anti-Malaria Drug Enters Clinical Trial

The drug, stemming from work by a Portland State University professor, is designed to combat a common problem among other anti-malarial drugs: drug resistance.

An anti-malarial drug developed in Portland has entered a clinical trial, the pivotal step before federal approval.

Family Sues OHSU After Baby's Death, Claiming Negligence

The three-month-old died after surgery for a congenital heart defect and being taken off a ventilator in the pediatric intensive care unit.

The family of a baby with a congenital heart defect who died after treatment is suing Oregon Health & Science University for negligence.

The complaint, filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court, seeks $8 million in damages.

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