OHSU

Faculty and Staff

The program director is Cynthia Morris, PhD, MPH, Professor and Vice Chair, Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology.  Courses are taught by clinical and translational scientists from the OHSU faculty to give students exposure to a diverse group of instructors with many perspectives and talents.  The course director for each course was selected for his or her expertise in clinical and translational research and excellence as a teacher.

Administration

Cynthia Morris, PhD, MPH - Director
Karen McCracken, RN - Program Coordinator
Annette Vu, BS - Program Assistant
Colleen Berretta, BA, MA - Program Assistant

Course Directors


Michelle Berlin, MD, MPH - Vice Chair of Public Health, Policy and Community Service in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Professor, Public Health and Preventive Medicine

  • Evidence-based Medicine Seminar
Judith Bowen, MDAdjunct Professor, Medicine, Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology; Staff Physician, Portland VA Medical Center Education Consultant 

  • Effective Clinical Teaching Methods 
Patty Carney, PhD - Professor, Family Medicine 

  • Scientific Writing and Data Presentation 
Robert Cloutier, MD, MCR - Professor, Emergency Medicine; Program Director, Emergency Medicine Simulation

  • Evidence-based Medicine, Clinical Research Design 
Rachel Dresbeck, PhDDirector, Research Communications and Development Services 

  • Scientific Writing and Data Presentation 
Paul Gorman, MD - Professor, Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology 

  • Evidence-based Medicine Seminar 
William Hersh, MD - Professor and Chair, Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology 

  • Medical Informatics
Jodi Lapidus, PhDProfessor, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics 

  • Clinical Research Design and Biostatistics 
Mike Lasarev, MS - Sr. Research Associate, CROET, Public Health & Preventive Medicine 

  • Clinical Research Design and Biostatistics 
Miguel Marino, PhDAssistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics 

  • Applied Biostatistics I, Applied Biostatistics II 
Cheryl Maslen, PhDProfessor, Cardiovascular Medicine and Molecular & Medical Genetics 

  • Molecular Biology for Clinical Research 
Marian McDonaugh, PharmD - Professor, Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology 

  • Systematic Reviews
Cynthia Morris, PhD, MPH - Professor; Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Medicine, Public Health and Preventive Medicine 

  • Clinical Research Design, Proposal Development, Fundamentals of RCTs
Jeff Oltmann, MEng, PMPAdjunct Faculty, Division of Management 

  • Best Practices in Project Management 
Somnath Saha, MD, MPH - Associate Professor, Medicine, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology 

  • Health Disparities and Community Based Research
Robert Schuff, MS - Director, Clinical Research Informatics, OCTRI 

  • Computerized Data Management 
Nicole Steckler, PhD - Associate Professor, Division of Management 

  • Understanding and Managing Academic Organizations, Leadership Skills for Team Science 
John Stull, MD, MPH - Assistant Professor, Public Health and Preventive Medicine 

  • Clinical Research Design