Hetal Patel, MD (PGY5) CO-CHIEF RESIDENT
Medical School: University of Maryland, School of Medicine
Residency: University Hospitals of Case Western Reserve University Family Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, Crafts, Traveling
What I love about Oregon: The beautiful green environment, the food carts, all the friendly people, the farmer's market, and its closeness to everything coast, mountains, desert… the geographic diversity. It is completely an different experience then East Coast.
Preventive Medicine Residency Projects/Interests: At VA I will be working on Population Management of Diabetes, and also through other practicum experience I want to learn the policy aspect of primary care in order to influence chronic disease management. In the big picture, I want to learn about different health care systems, and how they are managed.
Brandon "BJ" Lynch, MD CO-CHIEF RESIDENT
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University
Residency: Oregon Health and Science University, Family Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, fly fishing, record collecting, home brewing, camping, hiking, dutch oven cooking.
What I love about Oregon: The academic experience that I wanted in the ideal community to get out and enjoy life. Easy access to the beach and the mountains and more unique eateries, breweries, and rivers than I will ever have time to explore.
Preventive Medicine Residency Projects: Jackson County Health Department - Opioid Prescribers Group Pilot Project, Oregon Health Authority - Oregon Health Policy and Research Fellow, Oregon Health and Science University Department of Family Medicine - Newborn Hepatitis B Vaccination Campaign and Readmission Reduction Project, Clinical Preventive Medicine - Addiction Medicine.
Paul Lewis, MD (PGY8)
Medical School: Stanford School of Medicine
Internship: UCSF Pediatrics
Residency: University of Utah Pediatrics (PGY 2, 3 & Chief Year)
Fellowship: University of Washington Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Backcountry Skiing, Biking
What I love about Oregon: Urban Growth Boundary
Preventive Medicine Residency Projects: Health Evidence Review Commission, OHA Strategic Communication
Matthew Dubrow, DO (PGY5) OUTGOING CO-CHIEF RESIDENT
Medical School: The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Family Medicine Residency at The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Woodworking, Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Kayaking, Biking Interests - Studying native plants and wild edibles, Nutrition
What I love about Oregon: There are too many things I love about Oregon to list them all. Some of my favorites are Ramona Falls, extinct cinder cone volcanoes dotting the landscape, the Cascade Range, salmon everywhere, the painted desert, the cloud cover and misty rain, sea otters and the cool air. Among the reasons I chose to move to Oregon are the clean air, food and water, and a society invested in a tradition of bettering itself and living as a community.
Preventive Medicine Residency Projects: My practicum site will be at the Oregon Health Authority where I'll be developing my understanding of healthcare systems and learning how those systems are built, maintained, monitored, and altered.
Paige Hatcher, MD (PGY4)
Medical School: University of Kansas - Wichita
Residency: OHSU Family Medicine
Hobbies: My three-legged Great Dane, gardening, yoga, cooking/dining out
Interests: Women's Health, Mental Health, Primary Care, Quality Improvement, Health Policy
Preventive Medicine Residency Clinical Experience: Women's Health Clinic for Clackamas County @ Richmond Family Health Center - patients referred for high-risk pregnancy or colposcopy
Preventive Medicine Residency Practicum Site: Office of Health Policy and Research - working with the Patient-Centered Primary Care Home Program
Bridget Lynch, MD
Medical School: The University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Residency: OHSU Combined Family Medicine-Preventive Medicine Residency
Hobbies/Interests: Gardening, hiking, hanging out with friends
What I love about Oregon: Beautiful spring flowers
Preventive Medicine Residency Projects: One Key Question Implementation at First Choice Community Healthcare Center in Belen, New Mexico; One Key Question Implementation at OHSU Gabriel Park Clinic, Healthy Lifestyles NICH
Tina Oliver, MD (PGY3)
Medical School: University of California at Davis School of Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine at Legacy in Portland, Oregon
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my family (husband, 5 y/o daughter and 1 y/o daughter), hiking, reading, cycling, traveling
What I love about Oregon: It's so green and wonderful! It is paradise. Many like-minded people, living their lives not too fast, taking time and paying attention. Great place to raise kids.
Preventive Medicine Residency Projects: Maternal & Child Health Department at the Oregon Health Authority.
Rachel Seltzer, MD (PGY3)
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University
Residency: OHSU Family Medicine
Hobbies: Running/hiking with my four-legged buddy Sophie, good food, wide open spaces, choral music, coffee shops.
Interests: Health policy, health systems transformation, Regional health delivery systems
What I love about Oregon: The full-spectrum climates, both the weather and the politics. It's beautifully temperature, with beaches, fertile valleys, mountain ranges, and high desert. Oregonians are wholesome, and more community-oriented, as a people. And the excellent food, beer, and wine make for ideal re-centering opportunities!
Preventive Medicine Residency Projects: OHSU Occupational Health Clinic and quantiferon assay investigation protocol; legislative research around the smoking ban in cars with children.
Thomas Jeanne, MD (PGY2)
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
Residency: University of Utah – Internal Medicine (internship)Hobbies/Interests: Cycling, skiing, urban farmsteading, cooking, nutrition, backpacking, wilderness medicine
What I love about Oregon: Friendly people, natural beauty, bicycle friendliness, and the exceptional culture and cuisine in Portland
Preventive Medicine Residency Projects: US Preventive Services Task Force research panel on lipid screening, toxicology/Oregon Poison Center, chronic disease/pain management clinic
Jennifer Gilbert, MD, MPH: Graduated June 2013 and is presently working as a policy analyst at the OHSU Center for Evidence-based Policy.
Christina Baumann, MD, MPH: Graduated June 2012 and is presently a clinical epidemiologist with the OHSU Center for Evidence-based Policy, working on their Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project (MED). She is also a clinician at Central City Concern's Old Town Clinic and doing contract work for the Multnomah County Health Department.
Mellisa Pensa, MD, MPH: Graduated August 2012 and is currently working in a private family Medicine Clinic in Connecticut.
Douglas Lincoln, MD, MPH: Graduated July 2011 and is currently practicing as a Pediatrician in an underserved rural area in Pennsylvania via the National Health Service Corps.
Kenneth Gleitsmann, MD, MPH: Graduated June 2011 and is practicing as an Ophthalmologist in Hilton Head, SC.
Sarah Present, MD, MPH: Graduated August 2011 and is currently working in Family Medicine and Obstetrics at SEAMAR Community Health Center in Vancouver, WA.
Nicole Yonke, MD, MPH: Graduated June 2011 and is completing a two-year clinical & public health/research fellowship in maternal, child, and reproductive health at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.