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Public Health Portland Style

A monthly forum for Oregonians to explore critical public health issues impacting our communities and our state

The 2020/2021 Season of Public Health Portland Style has concluded for the academic year. Please watch this page for news of future events. In the meantime, you can watch all of this past season’s panel discussions via the links below. 

Jump to 2020/2021 event recordings

Public Health Portland Style, the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health’s popular discussion forum, addresses some of the most important public health issues facing Portland, our state, and the nation today. From substance abuse to racism, climate change to colonialism, and rural health to Covid-19, Public Health Portland Style is a unique opportunity for you to learn more about these complex problems, ask questions of experts in the field, and share ideas on how we can work to address them in our own communities. 

Special thanks to the Ronald Naito-John McAnulty Health Equity Fund (OHSU Foundation) for their generous support of the Public Health Portland Style series for 2020/2021.

Panel discussions include faculty experts from the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, community and industry leaders, and those with lived experiences, who all bring their different perspectives and expertise, share facts and opinions, and respond to your audience questions. 

Public Health Portland Style is FREE and open to all.  

Continuing Education Units Available
Public Health Portland Style offers Continuing Education Units for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) credential at no cost to public health professionals. One CPH Recertification Credit may be earned for each event attended.

For more information about continuing education and professional development opportunities, visit the new Public Health Workforce Training website, a partnership of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health and OHSU’s Community Outreach, Research & Engagement (CORE). 

Public Health Portland Style 2020/2021

6:30pm to 8pm, Thursday, September 17, 2020

Covering COVID-19: The Pandemic in Oregon Viewed Through a Journalist’s Lens

6:30pm to 8pm, Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Gun Violence in Oregon: Addressing a Public Health Problem with Public Health Approaches

6:30pm to 8pm, Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Should Your Relative Be in an Assisted Living Facility During a Pandemic?

6:30pm to 8pm, Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Balancing Risks and Benefits of School Closures and Reopenings During Covid 19

6:30pm to 8pm, Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Climate Change in Oregon: A Public Health Emergency

6:30pm to 8pm, Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Having and Raising Children in Rural Oregon: Challenges and Innovations

6:30pm to 8pm, Wednesday, April 21, 2021

I Am Not Your Data, PT.I: Poetry as Praxis + Illumination for a Public Health of Resistance + Healing