Colleen M. Casey, PhD, ANP, CNS


Colleen M. Casey, Ph.D, ANP, CNS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing


Education and Training

B.A., University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, 1994
B.S., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2003

Master's Degree:
M.S., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2007
PMC, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2010

Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2009

John A. Hartford Foundation's Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Predoctoral Fellowship, 2005-2007

Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, 2007-2009


Dr. Casey enjoys helping older adults and their families optimize their health, function, and independence to most fully enjoy life. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to entering nursing, she volunteered for a year with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, and has done hospice and Red Cross work, as well as health policy work for the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.

Dr. Casey graduated with her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate in nursing from Oregon Health & Science University. She worked as a cardiac-surgical ICU nurse at OHSU for 7 years while completing her graduate studies. She completed her nurse practitioner (NP) training at the University of Washington in their adult-older adult NP program.

Dr. Casey currently maintains a general internal medicine practice with a focus in geriatrics, as well as leads quality improvement efforts to improve the clinic’s care of its older patients. She is board certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and also licensed as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, specializing in Geriatrics. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three young children traveling, camping, and exploring places near and far, especially in Portland, greater Oregon, and Montana.

Board Certification

Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Patient Care Locations

General Internal Medicine Clinic, Physicians Pavilion

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