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Alex Shonk

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TI Senior Clinical Research Assistant Center for Infectious Disease Studies
Phone: (503) 494-2592


Alex has been a Study Coordinator with the Center for Infectious Disease Studies since July of 2022. She joined the group after taking an Infectious Disease Epidemiology class with Dr. Winthrop as part of her graduate program and she has enjoyed the opportunity to work on protocols involving NTM treatment and COVID-19 vaccines. She completed her MPH in Epidemiology from OHSU-PSU School of Public Health in June of 2023 and plans to continue working in research. In her time outside of work, she enjoys baking treats, drawing, and teaching Zumba at the PSU Campus Rec Center.


Education, Degrees

MPH Epidemiology
BS Biology

¹ CEPH Primary Instructional Faculty
² CEPH Non-Primary Instructional Faculty

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