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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Dr. Ashley Hirai

Epidemiology

Biography

Dr. Hirai has a volunteer affiliate faculty appointment in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health in the Epidemiology programs. In this role her work includes teaching classes, mentoring and supervising EPI students, and collaborating on research with primary SPH faculty members. 

A federal Health Scientist working remotely in Portland for the Health Resources and Services Administration, Dr. Hirai has also delivered guest lectures for CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the University of Maryland School of Public Health, and OHSU. 

Education, Degrees 

B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 2002 Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2007

Notes

Dr. Hirai has a volunteer affiliate faculty appointment in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health in the Epidemiology programs. In this role her work includes teaching classes, mentoring and supervising EPI students, and collaborating on research with primary SPH faculty members. 

A federal Health Scientist working remotely in Portland for the Health Resources and Services Administration, Dr. Hirai has also delivered guest lectures for CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the University of Maryland School of Public Health, and OHSU. 

Education, Degrees 

B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 2002 Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2007