Lauretta Young

Lauretta Young


Phone:  503-346-0375

Current Appointments
Adjunct Faculty, Division of Management
Director, Integrative Self-Care Initiative for Students at OHSU


BS (General Science), Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon,1973-1976, degree date—1977 (first year of medical school counted as senior credits for university graduation)
MD, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 1976-1980

Lauretta Young MD is a 2009 retiree 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, quality management director, and then chief of the department of over 250 clinicians. She developed and administered a wide range of mental health services which won several national quality awards. She now teaches at PSU in Community Health and does consultation work as an expert witness. She holds a BS in general science from OSU and an MD from OHSU and is board certified in psychiatry and neurology. She was recently appointed Director of the Integrative Self-Care Initiative for Students at OHSU.