Current Residents & Faculty

1st Year Residents

Ethan-Beckley

Ethan Beckley, M.D./Ph.D.

Medical School: Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Undergrad: California State University, Chico, CA
From: Northern California
Interests in Psychiatry: Psychotic disorders, Addiction, Women’s Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
william

William Frizzell, M.D.

Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Undergrad: Northwestern University
From: Boise, Idaho
Interests in Psychiatry: Addiction Psychiatry (contingency management, opioid substitution therapy), Psychosomatic Medicine
Hobbies: running, backpacking, coffee.
kali

Kali Hobson, M.D.

Medical School: Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Undergrad: Pitzer College, Claremont, Southern Carolina
From: Portland, OR
Interests in Psychiatry: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Community psychiatry, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, underserved populations.
Hobbies: hiking, biking, rugby, soccer.
lindsay

Lindsay Howard, D.O.

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergrad: Binghamton University
From: Oswego, NY
Interests in Psychiatry: Child and Adolescent, Forensics.
Hobbies: snowboarding, hockey, watching documentaries, exploring.
Johnson_Emily

Emily DeMarco, M.D.

Medical School:  Oregon Health and Science University
Undergrad: University of California San Francisco
From: Portland, OR
Interests in Psychiatry: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Hobbies: cooking, taking her dog for a walks, gardening.
Peters_Jeramy

Jeramy Peters, D.O.

Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences
Undergrad: Alma College
From: Milford, Michigan
Interests in Psychiatry: Psychosomatic medicine, psych-oncology, palliative care.
Hobbies: Any type of fishing whenever there is time off.
krinwa

Krin Walta, D.O.

Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Undergrad: Pitzer College
From: Portland, OR
Interests in Psychiatry: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Hobbies: gardening, crafts, music, studying foreign languages, restoring her house, traveling.
Wilson_Jonathan

Jonathan Wilson, M.D.

Medical School: Rush University
Undergrad: John Hopkins University
From: Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies: soccer, enjoying the outdoors, card and board games.

2nd Year Residents

BrentBeenders

Brent Beenders, M.D./Ph.D.

Medical School: University of Illinois
From: Illinois
Hobbies: trail running, skiing, kayaking, and fishing.
 
2015-2016 resident roster

Kyle Johnson, M.D.

Medical School: Marshall University
Undergrad: Marshall University
From: West Virginia
Interests in Psychiatry: Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry
 
AshaJetmalani

Asha Jetmalani, D.O.

Medical School: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Undergrad: Claremont Colleges
From: Portland, OR
Interests in Psychiatry: Child and adolescent psychiatry, cross-cultural psychiatry - specifically Spanish-speaking communities
Hobbies: hiking, backpacking, camping, cooking, ceramics
RichardLy

Richard Ly, M.D.

Medical School: University of Queensland
Undergrad: Simon Fraser University
From: Vancouver, BC Canada
Interests in Psychiatry: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cross-Cultural Psychiatry, psychiatric education
Hobbies: hiking, hockey, ice cream
DaraMitchell

Dara Mitchell, M.D.

Medical School: University of Queensland
Undergrad: Colgate University
From: Erie, PA
Interests in Psychiatry: global mental health, adult outpatient
 
daniel nicoli

Daniel Nicoli, D.O.

Medical School: Des Moines University
Undergrad: Linfield College
From: Tigard, OR
Interests in Psychiatry: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, ECT
Hobbies: Hiking and camping with his puppy and wife; video games; visiting the various breweries, vineyards, wineries, and restaurants of Portland
david n

David Nagarkatti-Gude, M.D./Ph.D.

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Undergrad: Harvard University
From: Texas
 
EricWeathers

Eric Weathers, M.D.

Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
From: Houston, TX
Interests in Psychiatry: community psychiatry, dual-diagnosis
Hobbies: crossword puzzles, record collecting, rock climbing, beardsmanship

3rd Year Residents

pari

Pari Faraji, M.D.

Medical School: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
From: Tehran, Iran
Interests in Psychiatry: Cross-cultural psychiatry, Trauma and stressor related disorders, Chronic pain
Hobbies: Trying new food, Watching movies, Persian poetry and literature, Spending time with family, friends and our dog
saul

M. Saul Farris, M.D.

Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Undergrad: University of Central Arkansas
From: Arkansas
Interests in Psychiatry: Administrative Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry
Hobbies: Extreme Ironing, Extreme Haikuing, Extreme Extreming
frazee

Brent Frazee, M.D.

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Undergrad: University of Texas
From: Austin, TX
Interests in Psychiatry: Psychodynamic Psychiatry, Personality Pathology, Psychosis
Hobbies: Hiking, racquetball, board games, food, traveling
morenz

Rachel Morenz, M.D

Medical School:  University of Arizona
Undergrad: University of Portland
From: Tucson, AZ
Interests in Psychiatry: Psychotherapy, early intervention, holistic care
Hobbies: Basically anything outside, yoga, poetry reading and writing
jessica

Jessica Myers, D.O.

Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - New York
From: Texas
Hobbies: Enjoying Portland’s festivals, spending time with friends
pia

Pia Quimson-Guevarra, D.O.

Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
From: Los Angeles, CA
Interests in Psychiatry: Forensic Psychiatry
Hobbies: Playing with her dogs, food carts
schmick

Elizabeth Schmick, D.O.

Medical School:  Des Moines University
Hobbies: hiking, the outdoors
paria

Paria Zarrinnegar, M.D.

Medical School: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
From: Tehran, Iran
Interests in Psychiatry: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cross-Cultural Psychiatry, Trauma-related disorders
Hobbies:  Painting watercolor, watching movies and plays, visiting art galleries, travelling, jogging.

4th Year Residents

bresssler

Leigh Anne Bressler, D.O. - Chief Resident

Senior year specialty: OHSU Outpatient Clinic Chief
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University
Undergrad: University of Pennsylvania
From: Atlanta, GA
Interests in Psychiatry: transcultural/international psychiatry, integrated care, med/psych interface
Hobbies: seeing live music, hiking, biking, travel, cooking, eating, hanging with my dog
brogoch

Laura Brogoch, M.D. - Chief Resident

Senior year specialty: Administrative Chief Resident, HOA & GMEC Rep
Medical School: University of California San Diego
Interests in Psychiatry: Psychosomatic Medicine, Women’s Mental Health
 
kelly cleaves

Kelly Cleaves, D.O. - Chief Resident

Senior year specialty: Administrative Chief Resident, OPPA Resident Rep
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Undergrad: Drake University
From: Omaha, NE
Interests in Psychiatry: Geriatric Psychiatry, Women’s Mental Health, HIV Psychiatry, Consultative psychiatry (inpt/outpt), psychotherapy, psychoneuroendocrinology
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, rafting, dancing, traveling, music, documentary films, Portland’s various festivals, games that aren’t sports, downhill skiing
estaris

Justin Estaris, M.D. - Chief Resident

Senior year specialty: VA Outpatient Clinic Chief
Medical School: Oregon Health and Science University
From: Atlanta, GA
Interests in Psychiatry: Outpatient psychiatry
griebler

Meridith Griebeler, M.D. - Chief Resident

Senior year specialty: Research Track Chief
Medical School: Michigan State University
Undergrad: Reed College
From: Dallas, TX
Interests in Psychiatry: Severely and persistently mentally ill, methamphetamine abuse  
Hobbies: hiking, eating good food, vintage clothes, travel, films (grind house, kung fu, sci-fi, foreign)
priya

Priya Kundu, D.O. - Chief Resident

Senior year specialty: VA Inpatient Psychiatry Chief
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergrad: Case Western University
From: Cleveland, OH
Interests in Psychiatry: Intercultural and International Psychiatry, psychodynamic psychotherapy, outpatient psychiatry
Hobbies: traveling, LeBron James/Cleveland Basketball, watching soccer, downhill skiing, rafting
tim hansen

Timothy Hanson, M.D., M.A.

Senior year specialty: Co-director of Psychotherapy Didactics
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Undergrad: Walla Walla College
Graduate school: University of British Columbia
From: Brewster, WA
Interests in Psychiatry: Psychotherapy, Attachment Theory, Dream Interpretation
Hobbies: Cycling, Reading, Mushroom hunting, British murder mysteries
cara

Cara Niemeier, M.D.

Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Undergrad: University of California Santa Cruz
From: Dana Point, CA
Interests in Psychiatry: Psycho-immunology, DBT, outpatient psychiatry
Hobbies: British dramas
brandon

Brandon Niemeier, M.D.

Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Undergrad: University of Oklahoma
From: Oklahoma
Interests in Psychiatry: psychopharmacology
Hobbies: Sports, video games, camping, karaoke
veena

Veena Raju, M.D.

Senior year specialty: Co-director of Psychotherapy Didactics
Medical School: Drexel University
Interests in Psychiatry: Psychotherapy
Hobbies: Felines, Portland’s festivals