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Tyler Clark, M.D.

Tyler Clark, M.D.

Tyler Clark, M.D. in Oregon

Hometown

Bedford, New Hampshire (New Hampshire is the one that looks like an upside down Vermont)

Undergrad

University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
North Park University, Chicago, IL

Before Med School

Lots of odd jobs and manual labor positions.  Worked at a soup factory, a non-profit organization which ran urban exposure trips in Chicago, I coached an electric wheelchair soccer team and volunteered my time at a local bike park building dirt jumps and a pump track.  I also raced XC mountain bikes, skied as much as I could, bouldered quite a bit and did some traveling.

Medical Interests

Neurology, end of life care, movement disorders and quality improvement

Non medical interests

Mountain biking, dirt jumping/street riding, rock climbing (outdoor and gym), mountaineering on all of the beautiful peaks around portland, backpacking, backcountry skiing and skiing moguls, swimming in fresh water streams and the ocean, fishing, frisbee golf, painting, gardening, chimichangas, and enjoying all of the amazing live music in Portland.

Favorite books and authors

John Steinbeck: East of Eden, Of Mice and Men
Ernest Hemingway: The Old Man in the Sea
Craig Childs: The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
Seth Grahame-Smith: Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter
Jim Curran: K2: Triumph and Tragedy

Favorite movies

Transformers, Microcosmos, Blade 1, Dumb and Dumber, Search for the Holy Trail, Cranked 3, Anomaly, Ski Patrol, Strength in Numbers

Favorite music

Atmosphere, Aesop Rock, Skrillex, Deadmau5, Jedi Mind Tricks, Outkast, Apparat, Justice, Fever Ray, Gramatik, Pretty Lights, The Weeknd, Manowar, etc...

Favorite jobs (before this one)

Snow maintenance (plowing, shoveling)
Landscaping
Running urban exposure trips for CSM

Why Oregon

Oregon is a perfect blend of everything i was looking for. OHSU and OHSU neurology create an amazing learning environment with first class facilities and staff while being situated in one of the most beautiful and amazing outdoor playgrounds in the world. How could I say no? (I couldn't)

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