Black and white photograph of George A. Porter, M.D., (1931-2011). Dr. Porter was chair of OHSUs Department of Medicine for 18 years, beginning in 1977. As a nephrologist, Dr. Porter conducted research on urinary biomarkers and the detection of renal injury, educated nephrology fellows and residents
and served as the first chief of the Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, and Clinical Pharmacology. He was also an alumnus, earning both an M.D. and an M.S. from University of Oregon Medical School in 1957.