Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) and Portland State University (PSU) School of Public Health

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More than 150 experienced faculty from diverse backgrounds.

More than 150 faculty members work within the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. They have a wide range of expertise, from monitoring and assessing health risks and opportunities in populations, to helping build health-supporting social environments through policy, advocacy, and programs. They are educators, advisors, researchers, practitioners and community leaders. They come from backgrounds in quantitative, behavioral, environmental and social sciences, policy and government, exercise and health sciences and anthropology, among many other areas. They all work in collaboration with each other and with community partners, and are especially focused on the training and education of future leaders and practitioners in the public health fields.

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Karen Camp

Associate Dean for Finance & Administration

Barbara Campbell MA, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Barbara Campbell is an adjunct associate professor in the School of Public Health. She specializes in addictions treatment research, focusing on interventions that increase treatment engagement and retention, and improve the fidelity of treatment delivery.

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Paula Carder MA, PhD

Professor

Paula Carder is a professor with the School of Public Health and a researcher with PSU Institute on Aging.

Her research focuses on socio-cultural aspects of housing and long-term care for older persons and adults with disabilities. Her research also explores the relationship between state regulatory requirements and daily practices associated with medication administration and staffing in assisted living and dementia care facilities.…

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Kathleen Carlson MS, PhD

Associate Professor

Kathleen F. Carlson is an associate professor at the School of Public Health, and a core investigator with the Health Services Research Center of Excellence at the VA Portland Health Care System.

Her research examines the spectrum of injury prevention and control, from the epidemiology of intentional and unintentional injuries to the rehabilitation of patient populations with traumatic brain injury (TBI).…

Nancy Carney PhD

Emily Cartwright BA

Interim Executive Assistant to the Dean

Education, Degrees

BA, San Francisco State University, 2009

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Yiyi Chen MA, MS, PhD

Associate Professor

Dr. Yiyi Chen has a faculty appointment in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health as an Associate Professor in the graduate level Biostatistics programs. Dr. Chen teaches two courses in the Biostatistics programs.

In addition to her commitment to the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health (SPH), Dr. Chen also has a research faculty appointment in the OHSU School of Medicine’s Department of Radiation Medicine, Knight Cancer Institute (KCI), and the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI). …

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Dongseok Choi PhD

Professor

Dongseok Choi is a data scientist who led the creation of two new biostatistics graduate programs that are now part of the School of Public Health – the Master of Science in Biostatistics and the Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics. He served as the co-director of both programs from 2010 to 2015.

His current research interests are developing semi-supervised learning and “bump hunting” algorithms for big data, statistical methods for next generation sequencing data, and hierarchical generalized mixed-effects models by h-likelihood.…

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Carrie Cohen MA, MS

Instructor

Carrie Cohen is an instructor with both the School of Public Health and the PSU University Studies departments, where she teaches classes primarily focused on birth and breastfeeding. She also assists with administering and coordinating the lactation practicum courses for students pursuing the International Board Certification for Lactation Consultants.

Carrie has a background teaching secondary science education before transitioning into women’s health and her work with PSU. …

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Cara Cooper

Administrative Coordinator

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Gloria Coronado PhD

Professor

Dr. Gloria Coronado has a secondary appointment in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health as a Professor in the Health Systems Management and Policy programs, primarily Health Systems & Policy. In this role, Professor Coronado’s work includes collaborating on research with primary SPH faculty members, and mentoring or advising PhD students in HSP.

An experienced epidemiologist, Professor Coronado champions affordable, long-term solutions to health disparities issues. …

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Carlos Crespo DrPH

Professor

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Kristen Crusoe MSN, EdD

Assistant Professor

Kristen Crusoe’s interest lays in exploring and developing frameworks for leadership and management that bring a holistic rather than reductionist perspective to systems. She has experience in both acute and community based care systems. She has practiced in a variety of leadership positions in healthcare and academia, including nurse manager, clinical director, sexual assault nurse examiner, dean and consultant.…