Oregon Health & Science University News

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is a public university in Portland, Oregon, primarily known for its medical school and extensive research facilities. It serves as both a university that offers graduate and doctoral degrees primarily in health sciences and as a comprehensive health care institution. OHSU includes schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Dentistry, along with a College of Pharmacy, and operates multiple hospitals and clinics throughout Oregon. Established in 1887 as the University of Oregon Medical Department, OHSU has grown into a leading health and research institution that is known for its substantial contributions to medical advancements and health care. It conducts cutting-edge research in fields such as neuroscience, cardiovascular health, cancer, and genetics. OHSU is also dedicated to serving the community with its various health outreach projects and services, positioning itself as a vital hub for medical education and health care in the Pacific Northwest.