Faculty and Staff

Jim Huntzicker

Jim Huntzicker, PhD, MM
Head, Division of Management

Phone:  503-346-0365

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Biography
Dr. James J. Huntzicker is Head of the Division of Management in the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine. Dr. Huntzicker joined Oregon Graduate Center (subsequently renamed to Oregon Graduate Institute) in 1974 and served in a number of capacities...read more

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Jessica Walter, Director

Phone: 503-346-0369

E-mail

Responsibilities:
Provides educational support for students and faculty. Oversees Division activities and staff.

Sanji Zagorodney

Sanji Zagorodney, Financial Analyst

Phone: 503-346-0371

E-mail

Responsibilities:
Prepares financial analyses relating to budget variance analyses, operation of systems and cost analysis; prepares, analyzes and maintains cost data as required for regulatory reporting; gathers and reports statistics for budget and cost reports.

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Kelsi Nagle, Marketing, Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator

Phone: 503-346-0367

E-mail

Responsibilities:
Prepares marketing, outreach and recruitment plans and materials for the Division. Responsible for connecting and working directly with students, faculty, alumni and division collaborators regarding division happenings.

Jed Hafner

Jed Hafner, Education Coordinator

Phone: 503-346-0372

E-mail

Responsibilities:
Supports faculty in building and maintaining  course sites in the Sakai online learning environment. Provides project planning, event management and administrative support for academic and faculty development programs.

Core Faculty

Steve Kinder

Steve Kinder, MPA
Assistant Professor, Division of Management

Biography
Steve has over 35 years experience in healthcare management. He has served in a variety of progressive leadership roles in community hospitals, national health systems and physician clinics, most recently as CEO of a specialty hospital...read more

Ron Sakaguchi

Ron L. Sakaguchi, DDS, MS, PhD, MBA
Professor, Division of Management

Biography
Ron Sakaguchi integrates a systems perspective, design tools, and strategic innovation and entrepreneurship with a focus on execution in collaborating with graduate students in healthcare management and executive leaders. Ron has a clinical and biomaterials science research background, with experience in business...read more

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Niki Steckler, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Management

Biography
Niki Steckler, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in the Division of Management in Oregon Health & Science University's School of Medicine. She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Harvard University. Dr. Steckler's expertise is in communication and collaboration across disciplines and organizational boundaries...read more

 

Faculty Affiliated with the Division of Management

Dawn Bonder

Dawn Bonder

Biography
Dawn Bonder serves as president and CEO of Health Republic. Prior to leading Health Republic, Bonder directed the Oregon Community Health Information Network's O-HITEC initiative, which provides education, outreach, and technical assistance to...read more

Hilary Bradbury-Huang

Hilary Bradbury

Biography
Hilary Bradbury, Ph.D., is editor-in-chief of Action Research Journal. She co-edited the bestselling Handbook of Action Research (Sage, 2001; 2008) with Peter Reason. Her journal articles have appeared in Organization Science, Sloan Management Review...read more

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Brenda Buratti

Biography
Brenda Buratti is Marketing Director at the KGW Media Group. Her work focuses on the transformative change in the media industry in how news and information is delivered and consumed. She develops and executes strategic plans to effectively reach and persuade...read more

Tom Culhane

Tom Culhane

Biography
Tom is a native of Portland.  After graduating from Jesuit High School he attended Stanford University where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences.  He returned to Portland to attend OHSU where he completed his MD degree in 1979...read more

David Dilts

David Dilts, PhD, MBA, CMA, CPA

Biography
David Dilts, management scientist, is managing partner of Dilts+Partners, LLC, a firm dedicated to reducing the time required to open and run clinical research trials. From 2009-13, he was Director of Strategy Alignment for the Knight Cancer Institute....read more

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Jack Friedman, PhD

Biography
Jack Friedman is senior Vice president of accountable care services and payer relations for Providence Health & Services and chief executive officer of Providence Health Plan. In his role, Jack is responsible for the strategic direction of accountable care delivery...read more

Gudrun Granholm

Gudrun Granholm

Biography
Gudrun is the CEO and founder of Box One, Inc., an organization that provides custom financial training for companies and universities, with a focus on the medical and biotech market.  For the past 25 years her training has centered on helping session participants...read more

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Lisa Hannah

Biography
Lisa Hannah is a revenue-focused marketer with over eighteen years in B2B and B2C marketing. Through her consulting practice, Marketing Element, LLC, Lisa works with a range of early stage start-ups and small- to medium-sized businesses on strategic marketing strategy and execution...read more

Gina Hawley
Gina Hawley, MHA, DrPh

Biography
Gina Hawley is the Senior Director of Neuroscience and Spine at OHSU where she oversees operations, finance, and strategic planning for the hospital service line. Prior to coming to OHSU, Gina was the Assistant Administrator for Neurology and Neurosurgery...read more

Denise Hoover

Denise Hoover

Biography
Denise Hoover is a leader in the Human Resources division of Salem Health, a not-for-profit regional health system in the mid-Willamette Valley. She is responsible for employee wellness...read more

Aaron Lones

Aaron Lones

Biography
Aaron Lones is a senior associate with Point B Management Consultants, an employee-owned company that helps organizations form, execute, and thrive. Aaron's work extends primarily to the areas of healthcare management, business and technology...read more


Brian McCarthy

Brian McCarthy

Biography
Brian K. McCarthy is a member of the full-time faculty in the Portland State University Graduate School of Business.He teaches marketing and managerial communication...read more

Vishnu Mohan

Vishnu Mohan

Biography
Dr Mohan is a graduate of the certificate and MBI programs at DMICE, and is now involved in OHSU’s effort to advance the meaningful use of health information technology (HIT) by educating professionals...read more

Jeff Oltmann

Jeff Oltmann

Biography
Jeff Oltmann has over 20 years of experience in engineering, line management and program management with industry leaders such as Sequent, IBM, Prisma and Gould. He built a 50 person hardware development organization delivering boards...read more

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Kate Othus

Biography
Kate serves as the Director of AKT's Healthcare Division and interim or long-term CEO for AKT's medium-sized physician-lead, physician-owned private practices. These are specialty practice groups comprised of 7-20 physicians in need of assistance with governance, organizational development, strategic planning...read more

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Laura Pierce

Biography

Currently, Laura is the Standards and Design Director, Real Estate and Construction, for Providence Health & Services (PH&S). She leads stakeholder groups in the development of design standards to reduce variation, improve the patient experience and...read more

David Pollack

David A. Pollack

Biography
David Pollack, MD, holds joint appointments in the departments of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology. He has been a community psychiatrist in Oregon for 34 years.  In 1987, he joined the Public Psychiatry Training Program...read more

Quint, Meghan

Meghan Quint

Biography
Meghan Quint, Ph.D. is an adjunct faculty member at Oregon Health and Sciences University and has served as Executive Sponsor for several OHSU capstone projects since 2014.  She brings a diverse background that blends research and practice in management, data and analytics...read more

 

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Eric Schulz

Biography
Eric serves as a Director at Toyon Associates. He concentrates on business development and organizational strategy while managing areas of Toyon’s Medicare Reimbursement Practice. Eric is also developing Toyon’s Population Health Practice and consults with clients throughout the West...read more

Rob Seemann

Rob Seemann

Biography
Rob has over 10 years of experience in the teaching, training, and staff development industry.  He is 1 of 40 Career Development Facilitator Master Trainers for the National Career Development Association. He was Chairperson for the NCDA Career Development Facilitator Advisory Council...read more

Kerry Sharp

Kerry Sharp

Biography
Kerry Sharp is an adjunct faculty member at Portland State University. He teaches graduate-level finance and strategy courses in the MBA, GSCM, MSFA and MIM programs. He has also taught strategy courses in the Oregon Executive MBA program...read more


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Alan Shoebridge

Biography
Alan Shoebridge is an experienced leader with a deep background in healthcare marketing, communications, online patient research, product development and physician relations. He is currently the senior director of marketing operations for...read more

Rob Vissers

Robert J. Vissers, MD, MBA, FACEP

Biography
Dr. Robert Vissers is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Boulder Community Health, a non-profit, independent health system based in Boulder, Colorado, as well a practicing emergency physician. He serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of...read more

Ori Wolman

Ori Wolman

Biography
Ori Wolman is a senior program manager at Intel Corporation in the security center of excellence, and is currently the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) and Design for Security (DFS) Program manager with a full ownership of the SDL process for all of Intel's product lines...read more

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Lauretta Young

Biography
Lauretta Young, MD, is currently retired after 25 years of service at Kaiser Psychiatry Dept. During her tenure she held various clinical and administrative roles including physician hiring director, residency training director, head of consult service...read more