Photos Credit: John R. Keys, Jr.

Central Oregon Research Coalition


Iron Horse Health Fair & Colon Cancer Screening Event: Saturday, May 20th 11am-2pm

WHAT Is It? FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR- Come for food, prizes and information on health resources in Crook County!  A special event as part of the fair: OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Screen 2 Save Research Project Learn more about colorectal cancer incidence, risk factors, prevention,and screening recommendations Find out if you should be tested for […]

Redmond Health Fair & Colon Cancer Screening Event: May 17th 10am-2pm

WHAT Is It? FREE SENIOR CENTER EVENT- Learn more about colorectal cancer incidence, risk factors, prevention,and screening recommendations and options OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Screen 2 Save Research Project Find out if you should be tested for colorectal cancer Visit the inflatable colon! If eligible, receive free screening! Refreshments provided $15 gift cards for participating […]

Cascades Research and Scholarship Symposium: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m

WHAT Is It? The Cascades Research and Scholarship Symposium (CRSS) is an annual showcase of OSU-Cascades students’ research and projects. The symposium provides an opportunity for participants to share individual or group research conducted with OSU-Cascades faculty, and capstone projects with the larger OSU-Cascades and Central Oregon community. WHO Should Attend? Students, staff, faculty and […]

Nourishing Your Eyes with OSU Extension Service: Wednesday, May 10th from 9am to noon

WHAT Is It? May is National Healthy Vision Month! Increase your knowledge of the parts of the eye and awareness of strategies to help prevent eye diseases by participating in the Nourishing Your Eyes interactive workshop at the Oregon State University Extension Office in Redmond. Participants will learn about foods that promote eye health through […]

2017 Forum on Aging in Rural Oregon: Thursday, April 20th from 8am to 4:30pm and Friday

WHAT Is It? The Oregon Office of Rural Health believes that rural Oregon communities have the potential to be ideal places to age. This event will provide a forum where people can gather to talk about their experiences, give birth to new ideas, and receive inspiration and other resources to create their own successes. WHO […]

Building Resiliency in Central Oregon: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 from 5 – 7:30pm

WHAT Is It? Chronic and sever stress profoundly affect health and development with harmful consequences throughout our communities. Many organizations are working to address this and we believe we can do more by working together. This event is the kick-off to better coordinate our efforts to build resiliency and address the impacts of adverse experiences […]

St. Charles HealthScape 2017: Uncertainty, Opportunity and Reality April 15th, 2017 from 8am to 12:30pm

WHAT Is It? Within hours of taking office, newly inaugurated President Donald Trump signed an executive order that set in motion the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, marking a seismic shift in American health care politics and policy. As Congress now works to coalesce around a vision for a new system, questions loom: How […]

Skin Cancer: The Silent Killer in Central Oregon April 20th, 2017 from 5:30 to 7pm

WHAT Is It? Central Oregon is known for its beauty and numerous opportunities for fun outdoor activities. However, we are also home to the highest incidence of melanoma in the State and deaths due to melanoma are higher than the national average.  Come hear how a physician, a foundation and a melanoma survivor are working […]

Putting Public Health Evidence in Action Workshop TBD

WHAT Is It? This one-day workshop, created by the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) with funding from the National Institutes for Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), aims to build participant’s capacity to select, adapt and implement evidence-based solutions and policies for chronic disease or cancer prevention and […]