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Candidate Dr. Danny Jacobs Presents at OHSU

The last of three finalists for the OHSU president’s job delivered his remarks Thursday. Now OHSU community members have been given through mid-day Friday to weigh in on all three.

The last of three candidates for OHSU president was also the briefest in his remarks, keeping his Thursday afternoon presentation on academic medical centers to less than 15 minutes.

Candidate Dr. Jay Hess Arrives at OHSU

All three finalists for the OHSU president’s job have been asked to deliver remarks on the same topic. Dr. Hess presented Wednesday, and the other finalists will be in Portland to present next week.

OHSU staff and faculty got their first up-close view Wednesday of Dr. Jay Hess, one of three finalists vying to replace retiring President Joe Robertson.

OHSU Nears Last Stage in Search for Next President

OHSU Chairman Wayne Monfries, right, reads a resolution to rename the Collaborative Life Sciences Building, as Dr. Joe Robertson, third from left, looks on.
The university plans to announce three top candidates to replace Joe Robertson by later this month, as the end nears to his 12 years as president of OHSU.

The search to replace Oregon Health & Science University President Joe Robertson is picking up steam, and the search committee expects to name its finalists by the week of April 17.

Working With the Brain's Wall

A blood-brain barrier meeting features a way to reduce cancer drug toxicity in kids, plus the latest on brain imaging controversies.

The latest word on a common medical imaging agent made infamous in a pending lawsuit by actor Chuck Norris, an experimental iron-based imaging agent that gives eye-popping detail of blood vessels in the brain, and a new tumor treatment helper that can prevent hearing loss in kids treated for canc

Oregon Medical Students Face Tough Test: Talking About Dying

In addition to clinical skills, OHSU medical students are learning to show know how to admit a medical mistake, deliver a death notice and communicate effectively about other emotionally and ethically fraught issues.

The distraught wife paced the exam room, anxious for someone to come and tell her about her husband. She’d brought him to the emergency department that afternoon when he complained about chest discomfort.

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