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Dotter Interventional Institute

OHSU Technologists and Nurses

For the past decade, OHSU technologists have been the backbone of the Institute's clinical services. Together, they bring more than half a century of technical expertise and experience in patient care to the Institute.

The nurses have been another essential element to the success of the Institute over the past 14 years. They provide the Institute with great patient care by administering conscious sedation and patient monitoring.

Lead Technologist

Greg Osburn, R.T.R., graduated from the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Oregon in June of 1987. He has worked at OHSU since September, 1987 and was hired in 1989 by OHSU's angiography department. In March of 2002 Osburn took over as supervisor and lead technologist in the Department of Interventional Radiology. Prior to his new position, Osburn took part in the OHSU Discover Program by introducing angiography to advanced high school students; served as student coordinator to radiologic technology students and played an active role in the Blood Brain Barrier Program. Osburn also takes on an active role assisting clinical fellows during interventional procedures.

In his spare time Osburn enjoys spending time with his family, and he is an avid outdoorsman enjoying big game archery, hunting and salmon fishing.

Lead Nurse

Henriette Blanchard, R.N., graduated in 1989 from King's College Hospital nursing school in London, UK. She moved to Portland in 1995 where she worked on the ICU at OHSU. She joined the Institute in 2000 and took on the role as lead nurse in 2002. Some of the improvements she has contributed to the department include creating new physician orders, nursing documention records and patient education information, initiating quality improvement projects and patient surveys, orientating new nurses, organizing and planning staff education days and coordinating the Unit Based Nursing Practice Committee (UBNPC).

In her spare time, Blanchard keeps busy with her two children and enjoys cooking, skiing and traveling.

Technologists and Nurses

Front row: Teresa Seeley, RN, Deb Hirschfeld, RN, Kim Haley, RTR, Jane Mailloux, RTR, Judith Bruesch, RN. Back row: Tami Neely, RTR, Jessica Eisenzimmer, RTR, Randy Schmedemann, RTR, Pat Foley, RN, Scot Callaway, RTR, Signe Young, RTR

Scot Callaway, R.T.R., graduated from Midwestern State University in 1991 with an associates degree in radiography. He began work as an angio tech at the Dotter Institute in 1992. Callaway enjoys spending family time scuba diving, and golfing with his wife and two children. Unless he becomes a famous underwater photographer or a professional golfer, Callaway plans to remain at the Institute to continue his work with a great staff of techs and nurses.

Jessica Eisenzimmer, R.T.R., graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Oregon in June of 2011. She joined the interventional radiology team in July of 2011. When she isn't in the angio department, she enjoys running and cycling to train for half marathons and relay events in addition to reading and spending time with family and friends.

Kim Haley, R.T.R., has been in Interventional Radiology since 1993. She spends most of her time providing angio support for blood brain barrier disruptions and in the neuro suite. She also enjoys international travel, competing with her horse in Dressage, and spending time in the great outdoors.

Debra Hirschfeld, R.N., came to OHSU in May 2000 with 20 years of Adult Critical Care experience. She joined the Institute in February 2001. In her spare time, Hirschfeld enjoys spending time at the Oregon coast with her husband.

Jane Mailloux, R.T.R., has been part of the angio team since 1987. She spends much of her free time traveling to visit her children or to a warm beach. She also enjoys the theater, reading, going to happy hour with her friends and hiking in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Tami Neely, R.T.R., graduated from Portland Community College's radiography program in August 2009 and began working at OHSU in the Interventional Radiology Department in September 2009. She enjoys the challenge of working in the Interventional Radiology environment and feels blessed that she is in a field where the learning never stops! In her spare time she enjoys anything outdoors - gardening, camping, hiking, kayaking and also spending time with family in Arizona.

Corey Monkus, R.T.R., came to the Dotter Institute in January, 2003 from a previous position at OHSU. While away from work, Monkus enjoys watching "way too much" ESPN golfing and spending time with family and friends.

Signe Young, R.T.R., has worked as an Angio tech for most of her career. She enjoys continued work as she supports her college age children. Her outside interests include photography, golf and travel with family and friends.