Administrative Staff

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Tahroma Alligood, M.P.H.

Program Administrator

Tahroma administers the NHLBI-funded Oregon Multidisciplinary Training Program for Emergency Medicine Clinical Research (K12) and assists with other EM research projects. She has been with OHSU since 2011 and joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2013. Prior to coming to OHSU, Tahroma served as a public health director with the U.S. Army in Germany after completing her graduate work at the University of Wisconsin. She enjoys traveling with her family and reading Pulitzer Prize winning books.

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Nicole Callison, B.S.

Research Assistant 1

Nicole is a Research assistant with the Oregon Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Registry. She joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2015.

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Jenny Cook, B.A., G.C.P.H.

Research Associate

Jenny is a Project Liaison for the Oregon Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Registry Project and the Study Coordinator for the OHSU hub of the Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT). She began working for Emergency Medicine in 2001 as an Emergency Transport Coordinator before moving to the academic side of Emergency Medicine in 2007. Jenny has a Graduate Certificate in Public Health and works in establishing interagency relationships, EMS training, communications, project management, and public speaking. In her off hours, she can be found enjoying family life with her 2 sons and husband, dancing ballet, volunteering, or taking a rare moment to pick up and enjoy a good book.

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Terri Davis

Graphic Artist 3

Terri has been with Emergency Medicine since 1998 and OHSU since 1991.

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Denise Griffiths, B.S., C.C.R.P.

Senior Research Associate and Research Manager

Denise is the Department's Research Manager. She has been with the Department of Emergency Medicine since January 1996. Denise enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading and being outdoors.

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Brian Jones, B.S.

Administrative Coordinator - Finance

Brian has been with Emergency Medicine since 2011. When not in the department, Brian can be found on the tennis courts or enjoying Portland's incredible food scene.

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Cindy Koonz, M.S.

Education Manager

Cindy oversees the residency and fellowship programs. She has been with Emergency Medicine since 2000. Outside of the department, Cindy enjoys spending time with her husband and twin daughters and enjoys teaching and volunteering in the community.

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Nancy Le, B.A.

Research Assistant 2

Nancy works with the Oregon Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Registry and Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC). She has been with the department since 2010. During her free time, she likes to go on runs, play basketball, volunteer, and spend time with her family.

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Alan Lines, M.H.A.

Department Administrator

Alan joined the Department in 2007. Prior to OHSU he worked at Loma Linda University as the administrative director for Emergency Medicine. Alan has a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Loma Linda University. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his kids, the great outdoors and food.

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Susan Malveau, M.S.

Research Associate

Sue is a software engineer who joined the department in 2008. With an MS in Biomedical Engineering and more than two decades of software design experience, Sue enjoys using her programming skills to automate tasks associated with the analysis of electronic data. Sue also enjoys designing web-based applications that incorporate creative data visualization tools.

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Rahill Mirlohi, B.S.

Research Assistant 2

Rahill is a Research Assistant for the Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine. She has over 6 years of diverse lab and clinical research experience, where most recently she has been a CRISP volunteer in the OHSU Emergency Department since 2012.

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Kamil Narayan, B.S.

Senior Research Assistant

Kamil is the coordinator for the Clinical Research Investigative Studies Program (CRISP). She joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2013. Outside of the office, Kamil enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.

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Jennifer Peniuk

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2014. When not at work, her additional free time is devoted to catching up with my family and friends, sporting events, watching movies, reading, traveling, and baking.

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Edgardo Peteros, B.S.

Research Assistant 2

Ed has been with OHSU since 2015 and joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2016 as a member of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium team.

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Hannah Porter, B.S.

Research Assistant 1

Hannah is a Research Assistant with the Oregon Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Registry. She joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2015.

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Lela Prewitt

Senior Research Assistant

Lela came to OHSU in 2010 after retiring from University of California San Diego where she worked as a staff research associate for more than 20 years. She spends her free time cycling, canoeing, and dragon boating in the great northwest.

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Kimberly Regner, M.A.

Administrative Coordinator - Education

Kimberly Regner joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2014 after serving as a Clinical Research Coordinator and Regulatory Coordinator with OHSU's Stroke Center since 2010. Before moving to Oregon permanently, Kim received her Masters of Arts in Counseling in England at the University of Nottingham. Kim is a California transplant that loves living in the Pacific Northwest and enjoys hiking, snowshoeing, and watching baseball and football.

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Stefanie Roland

Office and HR Support Services Manager

Stefanie has been with Emergency Medicine since 2012. When not in the department, Stefanie enjoys hosting dinner parties and social gatherings with her husband.

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Joel Schramm, B.A.

Web Specialist 2

Joel is responsible for maintaining and developing most web-related applications and content for the department and has been with the Department of Emergency Medicine since 2011.

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Chelsea Smart, M.S.

Administrative Coordinator - Continuous Quality Improvement

Chelsea joined the department in 2013. She is a graduate of the University of London with a Master's of Science in Public Health in Developing Countries. Previously, she worked for the federal government on population and reproductive health issues. She grew up in Washington State and loves traveling, reading, and live music.

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Brittany Tagliaferro-Lucas, B.S.

POLST Registry Program Coordinator

Brittany is the Program Coordinator for the Oregon Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Registry. She has been working with the Registry since it began as a pilot project in May of 2009.

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Alana Talob, B.S.

Research Assistant 1

Alana is a Research Assistant for the Oregon Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Registry. She joined the department in 2015.

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Beverly Thean, B.S.

Research Assistant 1

Beverly joined the department in 2014 and is a Research Assistant for the Oregon Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Registry.

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Hoa Vu, B.S.

Finance Manager

Hoa provides financial analyses and support for the department. She has been with Emergency Medicine since August 2004.

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Cody Weathers, B.S.

IT Manager

Cody is the department's administrative data analyst. He has been with Emergency Medicine since 2002. When not in the department, Cody enjoys family time with his wife and daughters, and is active in the local music scene.

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Marie-Annick Yagapen, B.S., C.C.R.P.

Research Associate

Marie-Annick is the research project manager for multiple EM projects. She has been with Emergency Medicine since 2007. Marie-Annick enjoys family time, and is active in the local native French speakers group.

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Charissa Yang, M.S., M.F.A.

Research Assistant 2

Charissa joined the department in 2015 and serves as a Research Assistant for the Oregon Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Registry.