Residency Program

Current Residents

Class of 2016
Mark Dammann, MD Mark Dammann, MD

Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

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Mark Dammann, MD

Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

503‑494‑7500 | dammann@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Motocross, woodworking, construction, SCUBA diving, travel, surfing, gardening, rock climbing, running and cycling.

Kavita Gandhi, MD Kavita Gandhi, MD

Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Kavita Gandhi, MD
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Kavita Gandhi, MD

Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

503‑494‑7500 | gandhik@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy being outdoors specifically hiking, camping, and backpacking. I love visiting national parks and hope to someday visit all the major parks in the United States. I also enjoy scuba diving, but am still a novice diver. I enjoy reading and writing poetry.

Casey Green, MD Casey Green, MD

Medical School: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Undergraduate: Psychology, Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA

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Casey Green, MD

Medical School: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Undergraduate: Psychology, Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA

503‑494‑7500 | greencas@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Bible study, weight lifting, hiking, running, rock climbing, skydiving, auto repair, welding, soccer, and family activities.

Jay Loera, MD Jay Loera, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

Jay Loera, MD
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Jay Loera, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

503‑494‑7500 | loeraj@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Spending time outdoors, hiking, biking, snowboarding, traveling, reading non-fiction, and spending time with family and friends.

William Loker, MD William Loker, MD

Internship: EM, George Washington University, Washington DC
Medical School: George Washington University, Washington DC
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

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William Loker, MD

Internship: EM, George Washington University, Washington DC
Medical School: George Washington University, Washington DC
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

503‑494‑7500 | loker@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Professional interests include technology in medicine and bioinformatics. Outside of medicine, he enjoys brewing beer, tubing down rivers, reading and spending time with friends and family.

Beck Longstreet, MD Beck Longstreet, MD

Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

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Beck Longstreet, MD

Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

503‑494‑7500 | longstre@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Guitar, music, recording, boatbuilding/carpentry, snowboarding, running and hiking.

Ran Ran, MD Ran Ran, MD

Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

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Ran Ran, MD

Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

503‑494‑7500 | ran@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Swimming, dancing, art, website design, cooking and archery.

Tracy Rushing, MD Tracy Rushing, MD

Medical School: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Graduate: OHSU Pediatrics, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: University of Virginia, VA

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Tracy Rushing, MD

Medical School: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Graduate: OHSU Pediatrics, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: University of Virginia, VA

503‑494‑7500 | rushing@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Figure skating, running, reading, being outdoors, going abroad, animal welfare and Broadway musicals.

Stacy Valenzuela Stacy Valenzuela

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Stanford University, Stanford, CA

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Stacy Valenzuela

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Stanford University, Stanford, CA

503‑494‑7500 | sprando@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Salsa and latin dance, traveling, hiking and yoga.

Diane West, MD Diane West, MD

Medical School: George Washington University, Washington, DC
Undergraduate: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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Diane West, MD

Medical School: George Washington University, Washington, DC
Undergraduate: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

503‑494‑7500 | wesdi@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Camping, hiking, cooking, book club, spending time with husband and kids, volleyball.

Ashley Zielinski, MD Ashley Zielinski, MD

Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Undergraduate: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

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Ashley Zielinski, MD

Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Undergraduate: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

503‑494‑7500 | zielinsa@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with husband and son, hiking, amateur photography, arts & crafts, gardening and yoga.

Class of 2017
Shannon Appy, MD Shannon Appy, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

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Shannon Appy, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

503‑494‑7500 | appy@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with family and friends, reading novels, practicing yoga and spending time outdoors.

Erin Baldwin, MD Erin Baldwin, MD

Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate: UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

Erin Baldwin, MD
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Erin Baldwin, MD

Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate: UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

503‑494‑7500 | baldwine@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Soccer, running, hiking, camping, baking, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Brian Bao, MD Brian Bao, MD

Medical School: Brown University, Providence, RI
Graduate School: Brown University, Providence, RI
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

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Brian Bao, MD

Medical School: Brown University, Providence, RI
Graduate School: Brown University, Providence, RI
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

503‑494‑7500 | baob@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Meditation retreats, exercise physiology and nutrition, crossfit, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and international travel.

Austen Brown, MD Austen Brown, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Reed College, Portland, OR

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Austen Brown, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Reed College, Portland, OR

503‑494‑7500 | brownaus@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Running, motorcycle mechanics and touring, rock climbing, snowboarding, surfing, coffee roasting and chess.

Rebecca Duby, MD Rebecca Duby, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: George Fox University, Newberg, OR

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Rebecca Duby, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: George Fox University, Newberg, OR

503‑494‑7500 | dubyr@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Running, hiking, camping, backpacking, snowboarding, mountain biking, playing the piano, gardening, traveling and photography.

Alexei Ku, MD Alexei Ku, MD

Medical School: Loyola Univ, Chicago, Maywood, IL
Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Alexei Ku, MD
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Alexei Ku, MD

Medical School: Loyola Univ, Chicago, Maywood, IL
Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

503‑494‑7500 | kua@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Mountaineering/hiking, rock climbing, swimming, kayaking, sketching/painting, fly fishing, reading, travel, singing and playing guitar, archery and ornithology.

Shannon Lee, MD Shannon Lee, MD

Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

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Shannon Lee, MD

Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

503‑494‑7500 | lesh@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with family and friends, soccer, hiking, photography, and travel.

Dylan Morris, MD Dylan Morris, MD

Medical School: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Undergraduate: Bates College, Lewiston, MA

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Dylan Morris, MD

Medical School: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Undergraduate: Bates College, Lewiston, MA

503‑494‑7500 | morridy@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Bicycling, cooking, and traveling.

Kasey Rowe, MD Kasey Rowe, MD

Medical School: UC Davis, Davis, CA
Undergraduate: MIT, Cambridge, MA

Kasey Rowe, MD
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Kasey Rowe, MD

Medical School: UC Davis, Davis, CA
Undergraduate: MIT, Cambridge, MA

503‑494‑7500 | rowek@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Hiking, camping, rock climbing, running, volleyball, softball and playing with her dog.

Michaela Sakumura, MD Michaela Sakumura, MD

Medical School: University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS
Undergraduate: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Michaela Sakumura, MD
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Michaela Sakumura, MD

Medical School: University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS
Undergraduate: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

503‑494‑7500 | sakumura@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Sports, outdoor activities, playing with her dog, music, cooking and traveling.

Inna Shniter, MD Inna Shniter, MD

Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

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Inna Shniter, MD

Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

503‑494‑7500 | shniter@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Fitness and weightlifting, hot yoga, hiking, travel, cooking, singing, and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Class of 2018
Helen Adams, MD Helen Adams, MD

Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA Undergraduate: University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

Helen Adams, MD
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Helen Adams, MD

Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA Undergraduate: University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

503-494-7500 | adamhe@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Outdoor enthusiast, self-taught baker, likes traveling, horseback riding, , hiking, downhill skiing, fishing, and yoga.
Michael Allain, MD Michael Allain, MD

Medical School: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Undergraduate: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Michael Allain, MD
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Michael Allain, MD

Medical School: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Undergraduate: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

503-494-7500 | allain@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Likes hiking and camping, downhill and cross-country skiing, traveling, reading, exploring local restaurants and breweries, and spending time with friends and family.
Katy Applin, MD Katy Applin, MD

Medical School: Wake Forest, Winston-Salem, NC Undergraduate: Northeastern University, Boston, MA

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Katy Applin, MD

Medical School: Wake Forest, Winston-Salem, NC Undergraduate: Northeastern University, Boston, MA

503-494-7500 | applin@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Likes competitive cycling, ice hockey, reading, hiking and camping.
Brittany Arnold, MD Brittany Arnold, MD

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR Undergraduate: University of Portland, Portland, OR

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Brittany Arnold, MD

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR Undergraduate: University of Portland, Portland, OR

503-494-7500 | arnoldb@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Likes rock climbing - both lead sport and bouldering, backpacking, surfing, snowboarding,distance running; Photography; Vintage Camera Collecting; Map Collecting, and beer brewing.
Nick Boespflug, MD Nick Boespflug, MD

Medical School: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH Undergraduate: Seattle University, Seattle, WA

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Nick Boespflug, MD

Medical School: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH Undergraduate: Seattle University, Seattle, WA

503-494-7500 | boespflu@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Likes spending time with family and adventure racing, trail running, skiing, backpacking, camping, bicycling/cyclocross racing, and traveling.
Joaquin Espinoza, MD Joaquin Espinoza, MD

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, PA Undergraduate: Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Joaquin Espinoza, MD
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Joaquin Espinoza, MD

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, PA Undergraduate: Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

503-494-7500 | espinozj@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Likes flying, classical guitar, music of all genres, and cooking diverse cuisine.
Val Griffeth, MD Val Griffeth, MD

Medical School: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA Graduate: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA Undergraduate: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Val Griffeth, MD
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Val Griffeth, MD

Medical School: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA Graduate: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA Undergraduate: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

503-494-7500 | griffetv@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Likes rugby, sailing, running, road biking, rock climbing, hiking, weight lifting, and board games.
Tom Nelson, MD Tom Nelson, MD

Medical School: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA Undergraduate: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Tom Nelson, MD
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Tom Nelson, MD

Medical School: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA Undergraduate: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

503-494-7500 | nelsoed@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Likes running and the outdoors and intramural basketball.
Allison Palmer, MD Allison Palmer, MD

Medical School: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA Undergraduate: Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

Allison Palmer, MD
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Allison Palmer, MD

Medical School: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA Undergraduate: Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

503-494-7500 | palmeal@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Likes cooking, rafting, skiing, reading, gardening and hiking.
Alex Skog, MD Alex Skog, MD

Medical School: University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Alex Skog, MD
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Alex Skog, MD

Medical School: University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

503-494-7500 | skoga@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Likes soccer, surf casting, furniture building and woodworking, and scuba diving.
Mark Wilkison Mark Wilkison

Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Mark Wilkison
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Mark Wilkison

Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

503-494-7500 | wilkisom@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Avid outdoor athlete. I enjoy climbing, backpacking, kayaking, and my newest endeavor, packrafting. I love to travel. While at home, I enjoy cooking and spending time with friends and family.