While Oregon ranks highly nationwide for its gender-affirming policies and health care for transgender women, many of those polices are not fully realized in practice, a recent study from Oregon State University found. Monday’s Supreme Court decision barring employment discrimination against LGBTQ people brings national law more in line with laws that have been in […]
Oregon’s unique health care delivery system for low-income patients is resulting in fewer infant deaths, according to a recent study by Oregon State University researchers.
Oregon women on Medicaid were more than 10 percent less likely to have babies with low birthweight or abnormal conditions following the state’s implementation of coordinated care organizations, a new study from College of Public Health and Human Sciences researchers has found.
With a passion for international health, Lauren Baur traveled to Uganda this past summer to complete an internship as part of her Master of Public Health degree. She worked for TERREWODE, a women’s rights and women’s health organization that’s working to address maternal and child health issues in Uganda.
The study conducted is the first to use both depression and low self-esteem as outcomes with a nationally representative sample of adolescents.
“Assisting a PhD student in research was cool,” says Jigna Patel of her project with Lynn Cialdella-Kam and Professor Melinda Manore investigating the causes of menstrual dysfunction in young women.