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Julia Folkl gets a second chance at life after brain tumor

A brain tumor threatened to derail Julia Folkl's life when she was 13 years old. After a successful surgery at Doernbecher Children's Hospital and lengthy rehabilitation process, Julia is thriving, an...

Students & Alumni

Alayna Schoblaske, DMD ’17: At the intersection of dentistry and public health

Alayna Schoblaske, DMD '17, knew she wanted to go into dentistry since the fifth grade — and, as an early career dentist, she’s already making her mark on the field.

Students & Alumni

Feed it forward: how OHSU is tackling student food insecurity

What started as a grassroots grocery box program has grown into the OHSU Food Resource Center (FRC)—a welcoming, on-campus resource dedicated to nourishing the next generation of healers, caregivers...

Students & Alumni

The impact of scholarships

Philanthropy and scholarships help open the doors to students who would not otherwise be able to attend OHSU. We invite you to read about how scholarships have impacted current and past students.

Students & Alumni

Where dental care and public health meet

Ciara Robinson faced many obstacles on her road to college. With hard work and persistence, Ciara is now a second-year dental student with a goal to work in underserved, low-income areas.

Students & Alumni

The power of personal experience

Marina grew up in rural Egypt, where oral health wasn’t a priority. Once she moved to the U.S., Marina learned about oral care and how to use a toothbrush — and fell in love with dentistry.

Students & Alumni

Q&A with Zanyar Darvishi, DMD

Zanyar came to the U.S. from Iran when he was 20 years old. He graduated from the OHSU School of Dentistry with the hope of providing health care to all.

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