Impact Stories

Your Gifts At Work

We are thankful for those who have made an estate gift to Oregon Health & Science University Foundation or Doernbecher Children's Hospital. Learn more about how their gifts have made an impact.

Hawk Lamb

Learning to Connect After Autism Diagnosis

Five-year-old Hawk Lamb is autistic and struggles to use language in a conventional way, but he’s an excellent communicator.
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Naima Alver

Overcoming Extraordinary Obstacles

“When I found out I received a full-ride scholarship, it felt like my heart stopped momentarily. I wanted to be a doctor for so long and sacrificed so much to become one. It was like the weight of the world lifted off my shoulders. It was security.”
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Jennifer Werekeitzen and Scarlett Kettwich

You Can Change a Life

Learn about two students that were impacted by generous OHSU donors.
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Hai Pham

Profile of a Survivor: Hai Pham

When Hai Pham was diagnosed with cancer, he was dangerously ill. He had just finished dental school and thought his fatigue and weight loss were due to late nights studying and the pressure of exams.
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Man smiling

ONWARD and Upward

Our audacious goal: $2 billion over six years to transform science and redefine health care. And we're nearly there—thanks to you.
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