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Jim Huntzicker

Jim Huntzicker, PhD, MM
Head, Division of Management

Phone:  503-346-0365

Fax:  503-346-0376

E-mail:  Jim

Biography
James J. Huntzicker is Professor and Head of the Division of Management in OHSU's School of Medicine.  He has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of California (Berkeley) and a Master of Management in McGill University's International Masters for Health Leadership program...read more


Steve Kinder
Steve Kinder, MPA
Assistant Professor, Division of Management

Phone: 503-346-0368

Fax: 503-346-0376

E-mail: Steve

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

Phone:
  503-346-0840

Fax:
503-346-0376

E-mail: Ron

Biography
Ron Sakaguchi is Professor in the Division of Management in OHSU's School of Medicine. In 2008 he completed an MBA at Babson College in Wellesley, MA with a focus on entrepreneurship. Ron brings a clinical, research and management background to the courses he teaches in the MS and MBA programs...read more


Niki Steckler

Niki Steckler, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Management

Phone:  503-346-0366

Fax:  503-346-0376

E-mail:  Niki

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


David Dilts

David Dilts, PhD, MBA, CMA. CPA
Director of Evaluation, Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute
Professor of Healthcare Management, Division of Management
Co-director, Center for Management Research in Healthcare
Managing Partner, Dilts+Partners, LLC

E-mail:  David

Biography
David Dilts, management scientist, serves as Director of Evaluation for the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and Professor of Management at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). He is also managing partner of Dilts+Partners, LLC...read more


Karen Eden

Karen Eden

Biography
Karen Eden, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology at OHSU. Dr. Eden earned her B.S. degree in Mathematics from Ball State University. She then earned a Masters degree in Biomechanics, Physiology...read more


John McConnell
John McConnell

Biography
John McConnell is an associate professor and health economist at Oregon Health & Science University. He received his PhD from Stanford University and spent a year at the University of California at San Francisco before moving to Oregon...read more

Spotlight

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


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


Lauretta Young

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


Faculty Affiliated with the Division of Management

Paul Abel
Paul Abel

Biography

Paul Abel, Ph.D., is currently managing partner of b l u e r e s e a r c h and has been leading research in the medical and technology industry for over 14 years.  He uses market research to help clients in health care and IT understand their markets...read more

Hilary Bradbury-Huang

Hilary Bradbury-Huang

Biography
Hilary Bradbury-Huang, 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


Greg Charles

Gregory Charles

Biography
Greg Charles earned his M.A. in Development Banking from the American University in Washington D.C. and his B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania. He has over 12 years of experience in managing corporate financial operations and reporting...read more
Steven Cheng

Steven Cheng

Biography
Steven Cheng, PhD, is currently a Partner at Dilts + Partners, LLC, a firm dedicated to reducing the time required to open and run clinical research trials, addressing drug development barriers, and fostering translational medicine opportunities. His research interests...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
Jeanne Enders

Jeanne Enders

Biography
Jeanne Enders, Ph.D. is a social and organizational psychologist on the management faculty at Portland State University. Her graduate training is in human interaction strategies and small group process.  Jeanne teaches in the areas of business ethics, organizational behavior...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

Dan Handel

Daniel Handel

Biography
Dr. Handel is the Director of Clinical Operations for the Emergency Department. His area of research interest focuses on ways to decrease ED crowding and improve access to care...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


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


Mike Neal

Mike Neal

Biography
Mike Neal is recently retired from Intel Corporation where he held a variety of senior management positions in sales, marketing, and most recently as Director of Product Quality. Although his roots go back to ecology and biometrics...read more


Rick Olson

Rick Olson

Biography
Rick Olson, M.D., has been active in physician leadership and hospital regulatory issues for most of his 30 years of practice. He was Chief of Internal Medicine at Bess Kaiser Medical Center and Chief of Staff at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center...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


Susan Prows

Susan Prows

Biography
Dr. Prows is Vice President of Applied Science for Insignia Health (www.insigniahealth.com), based in Portland Oregon. To OHSU's Division of Management, she brings a unique blend of experience from academia, public policy... read more


Tim Scanlon
Tim Scanlon

Biography

Tim is Senior Manager of User Experience (UX) Design at Autodesk where he leads a multi-discipline user research and design team. His global team envisions and designs new mobile and online connected CAD software and web services. These solutions empower designers...read more

Jim Scott

Jim Scott

Biography
Dr. Scott is a board certified family practitioner.  He has always had a passion for patient centered care and quality improvement in health care.  He practiced in rural Oregon for 20 years, where he was a founder in 1976 of the Siuslaw rural Health Center, and innovative...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
Thoi Truong

Thoi Truong

Biography
Thoi Truong is a thirty-year veteran of the transportation and global supply chain services management industry with Con-way Inc. Thoi was formerly Manager of Intelligent Systems Engineering (founded in 1993) before he became Executive Logistics Consultant...read more


Rob Vissers

Rob Vissers

Biography
Robert J. Vissers is the Medical Director of Emergency Services and Chair of Quality at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. He also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Emergency...read more


Larry Wasserman
Larry Wasserman

Biography
Larry Wasserman received his undergraduate degree in Psychology (1975) and his graduate degree in Health Care Fiscal Management (1979) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Larry's work experience includes public accounting, chief financial officer...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