APOM Clinical Research Associates

Kathy Parker, MSN; Senior Research Assistant

Kathy Parker, MSN

Kathy Parker is a Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University.  She serves as the study coordinator for the Neurotherapy of Fibromyalgia research study funded by the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.  She has been responsible for recruitment and screening of study subjects as well as for periodic post-treatment assessments and data management. 

Kathy graduated from Lewis and Clark College in 1971 and completed a combined basic nursing/nurse-midwifery/master’s program at Yale School of Nursing in 1978.  She worked at OHSU as a certified nurse-midwife from 1978-1981.  Prior to returning to OHSU in 2004, Kathy was the exam editor for the ACNM Certification Council, the national certifying body for nurse-midwives.