November 16, 2011 -- Surveys of doctors show that now more than half think that providing higher-quality medicine may lead to losses in their earning power, a belief that may help explain why an exceptionally high number of patients don’t get recommended care, according to Dr. David Reuben MD, who spoke at the OHSU Foundation for Medical Excellence annual lecture earlier this week.
November 16, 2011 -- Oregon Health & Science University's Beth Darnall, Ph.D., is an international expert on a novel therapy for "phantom limb pain" — real pain suffered by people who have had an arm or leg amputated. Darnall has studied and treats people with "mirror therapy," which lessens or eliminates the pain by tricking the amputee's brain into believing there was no amputation.
May 20, 2011 – Thomas Aschenbrener, president of Northwest Health Foundation, was honored for his exceptional leadership in advocating for nursing, for supporting nursing education and for his longtime commitment to public health in Oregon by the School of Nursing at Oregon Health & Science University.
May 20, 2011 – Eli Schwarz, DDS, PhD, MPH, has been appointed chairman of the community dentistry department at Oregon Health & Science University’s School of Dentistry. He replaces interim chair Denice Stewart, D.D.S., M.H.S.A., associate dean for clinical affairs.