In his lifetime and through his estate, the late Robert W. Franz gave close to $40 million to Providence Portland Medical Foundation. Providence Cancer Institute has been renamed in his honor.
Join Providence Portland Medical Foundation in welcoming guest lecturer Robert H. Eckel, M.D., for a discussion on hypertriglyceridemia: the most difficult lipid disorder to evaluate and treat. Dr. Eckel has used translational research to pursue mechanistic relationships between metabolic disorders such as obesity/metabolic syndrome/diabetes and CVD.
Peyton Fischer and Amber Longsdorf, two teens who each have had family and friends who have been affected by cancer, organized "A Step Ahead" 5k charity run and raised $1,207.61 for cancer research.
Providence Cancer Center has ramped up its fight against oral, head and neck cancer with two new research grants totaling more than half a million dollars.
Krista Farnham has joined Providence Portland Medical Center as chief operating officer.
Providence Portland Medical Foundation receives support Windermere Real Estate Foundation for the guest housing project.