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PORTLAND, Ore. — When Laurie Kelley began as chief philanthropy officer for Providence in Oregon, little did she know that her husband would be diagnosed with cancer and in need of intense care. Michael “Mike” Kelley died in October 2020 after a 22-month battle with stage IV head and neck cancer. His family and friends wanted to honor his memory by supporting further research at Providence Cancer Institute where he received his care. The institute is now announcing the Michael Kelley Endowed Chair for Cancer Research.
Portland Knee Clinic brings two orthopedic surgeons, a new expertise for the physician-led specialty group
Portland, OR – The Oregon Clinic (TOC) will add orthopedics as its newest specialty this June when physicians and staff from Portland Knee Clinic join the organization. The group, which will be known as “The Oregon Clinic Orthopedics,” will complement The Oregon Clinic’s Foot and Ankle expertise while expanding surgical offerings into orthopedics.
Black History Month is a time to reflect on where our nation has been and where we currently stand regarding systemic racism, human rights, and social and economic injustice. The Oregon Clinic’s unique perspective as a health care provider allows us to witness firsthand how these inequalities are playing out during the COVID-19 pandemic for our local BIPOC population. The differences have been very obvious.