Sonja Likumahuwa, MID, MPH
Sonja Likumahuwa, MID, MPH, joined the Department of Family Medicine in 2011. She is the OHSU project manager for the CREATE (NHLBI) and CHARN (HRSA) grants, which seek to empower and support research infrastructure in primary health care safety-net clinics. Sonja works closely with OCHIN (www.ochin.org) and its research team and serves as a liaison for OHSU researchers interested in partnering with OCHIN. Before coming to OHSU, Sonja worked at the University of Pittsburgh in a variety of research positions, including qualitative data coding and clinical trial management. She received a Master of Public Health (behavioral and community health sciences) and a Master of International Development (nonprofits and civil society) in 2008 from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include health policy, community health, global health and health and human rights.
Likumahuwa S, DeVoe JE. Learning Collaborative in the Healthcare Safety Net to Create Actionable Data. Annals of Family Medicine, published July 5, 2012. Invited comment on: The Folsom Group. Communities of Solution: The Folsom Report Revisited. Ann Fam Med May/June 2012 10:250-260.
DeVoe JE, Likumahuwa S, Eiff MP, Nelson C, Carroll JE, Hill CN, Gold R, Kullberg P. (2012) Commentary: Developing a New PBRN: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine September-October;25(5);560-564.
DeVoe JE, Gold R, Spofford M, Chauvie S, Muench J, Turner A, Likumahuwa S, Nelson C. (2011) Developing a Network of Community Health Centers With a Common Electronic Health Record: Description of the Safety Net West Practice-based Research Network (SNW-PBRN). Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 24 (5): 597-604.
Steel J, Geller DA, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Dew MA, Spring M, Grady J, Likumahuwa S, Dunlavy A, Youssef M, Antoni M, Butterfield LH, Schulz R, Day R, Helgeson V, Kim KH, Gamblin TC. Randomized controlled trial of a collaborative care intervention to manage cancer-related symptoms: lessons learned. Clinical Trials. 2011;8(3):298-310.
Moore AM, Gamblin TC, Geller DA, Youssef MN, Hoffman KE, Gemmell L, Likumahuwa SM, Bovberg DH, Marsland A, Steel JL. A prospective study of posttraumatic growth as assessed by self report and family caregiver in the context of advanced cancer. Psychooncology. 2011 May;20(5):479-87.
Shamalla-Hannah LB, Likumahuwa S, Ali R. COMMENTARY: A Conservation Health Program in Indonesian Borneo: Lessons Learned. Environmental Practice 2008; 10(1):20-28.
Ali R, Jacobs S. Saving the Rainforest through Health Care: Medicine as Conservation in Borneo." International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 2007; 13:295-311.