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Legislature Paves Way for Organ Transplants for People with Disabilities

OHSU and Providence Health & Services stepped to the plate to make sure people with disabilities are not discriminated against when it comes to receiving a life-saving organ transplant.

The Senate on Monday unanimously passed House Bill 2839, which will protect Oregonians living with disabilities by preventing medical providers from discriminating against them for organ transplants.

OHSU Noose Incident Remains Unresolved

Not only are students and faculty alarmed, but the union may take the matter to arbitration.

Two days after the election of Donald Trump, a miniature noose was hung above a poster at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital, supposedly a joke, telling people to “bang head here” as a “stress reduction kit.”

OHSU Provost Steps Down

Elena Andresen, PhD, will be the interim provost

Dr. Jeanette Mladenovic, M.B.A., M.A.C.P., intends to retire as executive vice president and provost at Oregon Health & Science University at the end of the year.

Study in Nature Reveals New Molecular Insight

Researchers at OHSU open new avenue for developing medications

PORTLAND, Ore.– New research reveals for the first time the atomic structures of a key molecular receptor in the brain, which opens the door for developing medications that could block activation of these receptors to address a variety of conditions, ranging from pain to high blood pressure to ea

OHSU President and Moda CEO Having Friendly Discussions

In emails obtained by The Lund Report, the two leaders mention talking to their collective board membership, but spokespeople from OHSU and Moda insist nothing is imminent.

Could OHSU and Moda be moving toward an equity arrangement? In emails obtained by The Lund Report under the Freedom of Information Act, Dr. Joe Robertson, president of OHSU, and Robert Gootee, CEO of Moda Health, could be headed in that direction.

Dean Mark Richardson in Critical Condition

He was injured over the weekend, and his prognosis is uncertain.

Dr. Mark Richardson, dean of OHSU School of Medicine, was critically injured while doing a home repair, and is receiving intensive care at a metro-area hospital; his prognosis is uncertain.

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