OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY

United States, Oregon

Founded in 1887, Oregon Health and Science University is a public university situated in a beautiful city named Portland in Oregon with its main campus in Portland and also includes two hospitals. Oregon Health and Science University incorporates the School of Medicine, the School of Dentistry, and the School of Nursing which offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level programs. The university’s vision is to make Oregon a national leader in health and scientific alteration to improve the health and prosperity of Oregon and beyond. The university not only addresses the most complex health needs in the region but also discovers life-saving discoveries and trains leaders to solve social problems that hinder health. As part of its multifaceted public mission, the university is committed to excellence in education, research and scholarship, clinical practice, and community service. Through its dynamic integrative environment, the university invigorates inquiry, initiative, and cooperation among students, faculty, and staff.

Campus Life

The main campus of the university is located on Marquam Hill in the southwestern district of Homestead, where the university’s medical school and two affiliated hospitals are located. The university also has a campus in Hillsboro, where the former OGI is located. The campus is located in the center of the Silicon Forest in Oregon and specializes in graduate science and engineering education. The university is committed to providing students with a world-class education and extracurricular opportunities to support personal growth outside the classroom. Our social, recreational, and cultural activities help expand students’ ability to become balanced research and healthcare professionals. The Office of Student Life sponsors various services, programs, and activities to educate, advocate, entertain, and challenge students. The Student Visiting Office will make a decision and cooperate with the academic plan to implement academic adjustments, auxiliary teaching aids, and/or plan modifications, also known as a reasonable accommodation for students with disabilities. 

Noted Alumni

Some of the notable alumni of Oregon Health & Science University are Shoshana R. Ungerleider an Internal Medicine Physician, and film producer, Esther Choo an Emergency physician, president of the Academy of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine, Brian Druker the Physician, and co-developer of Gleevec, and director of the Knight Cancer Institute, Suzanne Fei a Computational biologist, Bioinformatics, and Biostatistics Core Director, Nancy Logan Haigwood a Scientist, and director of the Oregon National Primate Research Center, and Psychiatrist N. Gregory Hamilton.