Experienced Faculty With 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.
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. She has worked as a health educator and labor doula and currently works as a Lactation Consultant with a hospital system in Portland.
M.S., PSU, 2005
M.A., Pacific University, 2005
I.B.C.L.C., University of California, San Diego 2014
¹ CEPH Primary Instructional Faculty
² CEPH Non-Primary Instructional Faculty
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