1st Year Residents
Class of 2021
Jacqueline Bohn (Utah) - Jackie is from Salt Lake City, UT and received her BS in ExercisePhysiology from the University of Utah (UofU). Being a native, she grew upsnowboarding, hiking, and backpacking in the beautiful outdoors. Her interestsand passion also lie in international travel, working with diverse groups ofwomen, as well as public and global health. She's worked as a professionaldancer, server at a family-owned Chinese restaurant, HIV prevention counselor,cadaveric anatomy lab instructor, and event coordinator for non-profitorganizations. As a medical student at the UofU, she directed a student-runclinic for Salt Lake's underserved population, conducted public health researchin Ethiopia with Addis Ababa medical students, and was elected to AOA and theGold Humanism Honor Society. Jackie is thrilled to continue her training atOHSU, and is looking forward to exploring new trails in the Pacific Northwest.
Suzy Funkhouser (OHSU) - Suzy is originally from San Diego and attended Willamette University, where she received a B.A. in Economics. She then began a career in state politics. She worked for a state senator, then as a policy analyst and lobbyist for the Oregon Innovation Council. In 2008, she was hired at OHSU as the Director of State and Local Relations. In that role, she was the primary state lobbyist representing OHSU in the state capitol. She developed the annual legislative agenda with OHSU leadership and was responsible for securing thelegislation and funding required to support OHSU. During medical school, she developed a student group interested state policy, which identified a public health issue and performed the advocacy steps to ultimately pass the bill into law in June 2015. She was also appointed to serve on the OHSU Board of Directors by the Governor in October 2014 through May 2017.
Scott Hoffmann (OHSU) - Scott grew up in Akron, OH and received his undergraduate degree inmechanical engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a master's degree inengineering from Brown University. He completed his medical schooleducation here at OHSU. While medicine has meant less math, Scott remainsinterested in solving practical problems and he has worked on projects ininformatics, surgical simulation, and clinical decision making. Outsideof work and school, Scott loves listening to podcasts of all kinds and flyfishing Oregon's rivers. He and his wife Laurel, a pediatrician, welcomedtheir first child in the fall of 2016 and look forward to watching her grow inthe city of roses, a city that they feel very lucky to call home.
Abigail Liberty (North Carolina) - Abby is from Chapel Hill, NC. She attended Wellesley College in Massachusetts where she majored in Russian. After college, she returned toNorth Carolina to complete post-baccalaureate pre-medical studies whilestudying latent HIV infection in a translational research lab. During medicalschool, she reformed curriculum to diversify the representation of gender andsexuality and was inducted into the AOA and the Gold Humanism honor societies.She completed an MSPH in Maternal and Child Health at the UNC Gillings Schoolof Public Health, during which she explored cartography and the application ofgeospatial analysis to health policy. She enjoys gardening, spicy food andyoga. She lives with her partner, theirson and an energetic dog.
Lauryn Roth (Utah) - Lauryn was born andraised in Salt Lake City, UT where she attended the University of Utah forundergraduate and medical school. Whilein undergrad, Lauryn majored in Environmental Studies and Biology and playedwater polo for the University's club team. During medical school, Lauryn ledUtah's MSFC chapter, volunteered at clinics for underserved populations, andwas elected to AOA. When she isn't at the hospital, Lauryn can be found outsideas she is a passionate hiker, runner, cyclist, skier, and swimmer. ThoughLauryn loves the Utah terrain, she is eager to explore the beautiful PacificNorthwest and is delighted to be moving to Portland to continue her medical training.
Molly Siegel (Boston) - Molly was born andraised in Lexington, Mass. She attended Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania,earning a BA with a major in Biology and minor in English Literature. She endedup back in Massachusetts to attend Boston Univ. SOM. During medical school, shewas actively involved in improving women's healthcare through qualityimprovement initiatives and integrating quality improvement into medicaleducation. She also volunteered as a coordinator for a clinic providing carefor survivors of sexual assault in the Ob-Gyn dept. Inspired by this clinic,she developed an elective and curriculum to train medical students to providetrauma-informed care for patients. She was elected into the AOA Society andawarded the David Rothbaum, MD Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In her freetime, she enjoys long walks, hiking, and kayaking with her partner and friends,and reading novels.
Sydney Thayer (UC San Diego) - Sydney is a San Diego native and has spent most of her life in sunnySouthern California. She attended the University of Southern California for herundergraduate studies, where she received her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering.In medical school, Sydney fostered her passion for working with underservedpopulations by taking various leadership roles with the Student-Run FreeClinic, which serves uninsured immigrant communities in San Diego. She alsocontinued her dedication to mentorship and curriculum development, and waselected to the Gold Humanism Honors Society where she worked to promotehumanism and student wellness. Sydney speaks Spanish and loves to travel, ski,sing, attend theater performances, and spend time her two cats.