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OHSU launches COVID-19 long hauler program

MEDFORD, Ore. — Since the beginning of the pandemic, many new words and phrases have been added into our daily lives. A fairly new term is ‘COVID-19 long haulers.’ These are people who are still experiencing symptoms months after they had the …

3D-Printed ventilators

PORTLAND, Ore. — A team at OHSU (Oregon Health & Science University) has developed 3D printed ventilators. In response to the ongoing pandemic, trauma surgeon and OHSU professor Albert Chi, and his team at OHSU have shifted their focus from developing child …

Frontline workers frustrated over PPE shortage in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — The shortage of personal protective equipment continues across the nation, and in Oregon and California. Frontline workers are in desperate need of personal protective equipment (PPE) while battling coronavirus. Monday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D) and several other elected …

Oregon Tech to offer doctorate degree

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Oregon Tech announced Monday they’ll soon be offering their first doctorate degree program in physical therapy. “We will admit students effective September 2021.”  Notes Oregon Tech President Dr. Nagi Naganathan.  “We are pleased to have the approval from …

Healthy construction project for OHSU, Sky Lakes

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – It’s part school and part hospital, and it may reflect the future of health care. The $50,000,000 Sky Lakes Collaborative Health Center is the second-largest construction project in Klamath County history. “The first largest being when Sky Lakes …

OHSU Patient designs Nike collection

Central Point, Ore. – For 15 years, Nurses and doctors at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital have nominated their patients to create individual shoe and clothing collections with Nike, and one of this year’s designers is local. But a year ago, Aiden Barber’s future …

Advanced childhood cancer arrives at OHSU

Portland, Ore. – Oregon Health and Science University’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is now the first hospital in the Pacific Northwest to offer an advanced cancer treatment for kids. The U.S. Food and Drug has approved CTL109–also known as tisagenlecleucel or “Kymriah”–for one …