University of Portland

About the Partnership:

Van Duong, University of Portland School of Nursing graduate

MIKE Program’s partnership with the University of Portland’s School of Nursing centers around the education and community outreach efforts of its students, both in mentoring youth and participating in informational clinics, like MIKE’s Blood Pressure Clinic for Teens.

About the University of Portland’s School of Nursing:

The University of Portland, founded in 1901, serves around 3,900 students per year. Located in North Portland, the university offers baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree programs. It is consistently recognized nationally for its diverse academic programs, including its highly-ranked nursing program, which embody the transformative power of integrative health care.

For more information, visit http://nursing.up.edu.

Photo: Van Duong, a 2008 MIKE Program participant, returned to MIKE to guide teens at De La Salle North Catholic High School through the process of measuring blood pressure. Duong graduated from the University of Portland School of Nursing program in 2013.