Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) and Portland State University (PSU) School of Public Health

Skip to Main Content

Newly Admitted Students

Greetings and welcome to
the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health! 


New Student VIRTUAL Orientation

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

New Student Orientation Links & Agenda

Main Session Recording


Introduction to SPH Social Justice Framework

Social justice and health equity are central to our mission at SPH. In this special session, you’ll hear from our Associate Dean of Social Justice and learn about the School’s Anti-Racism Initiative. 

Please prepare for this important group discussion by reviewing the reading material below:

– Portland, the Whitest City in America

Open letter sent from SPH students to SPH Leadership Team in May 2020

– Dean Bangsberg’s message to the school about the antiracism initiative

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad (Available through the PSU library or other library systems.  You are not required or expected to buy this book.)