Katherine J. Riley, EdD



BS (1964) University of Oregon
MA (1966) Washington State University
EdD (1973) UCLA

Primary Mission within the Department

  • Retired - participate as needed

Experience and Interests

Previously served as Director of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics track of the Oregon MPH Program and was responsible for track curriculum, administrative coordination, student interface, and liaison activities with other Oregon MPH tracks.  Her past experience includes administrative positions at OHSU and UCLA and teaching sociology of education topics at UCLA and sociology and minority relations in community colleges in California. She previously taught Women's Health Epidemiology and Adolescent Risky Behavior Epidemiology (with Traci Rieckmann, PhD). Her research interests include group process, adolescent risky behavior, women's health, substance abuse, and educational evaluation. 

Recent Publications

Riley, K.J., Srikanth, P., Choi, D. & McCarty, D. (2012). Treatment length and outcomes among adolescents A secondary data analysis. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 7: 35 doi:10.1186/1747-597X-7-35. August 16, 2012.

Riley, K.J., Public Health and Preventive Medicine Department, OHSU, Chronology of Key Events, (2011)
Riley, KJ, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Department, OHSU, History, (2011)

Riley KJ, and Lambert, WE., “Using Exit Interviews for CQI in an MPH Program,” Preventive Education Resource Center, APTR, 3/17/10 Web <www.teachprevention.org>

Rieckmann T, Edmundson E, Ford J, Henderson S, Fussell H, Riley K, Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment: Organizational Change and Quality of Care, Journal of Addiction and Offender Counseling, in review

Riley, KJ., Rieckmann, T, McCarty, D, Implementation of MET/CBT-5 for Adolescents, Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 35(3), 2008, 304-314

Riley, KJ, Treatment of Alcohol and Other Drug Disorders in Europe:  Four Case Studies, Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 26 (4), 2008, 35 (3), 490-499

Wisdom JP, Rees AM, Riley, KJ & Weis, TR. (2007). Adolescent perceptions of the gendered context of depression: "Tough" boys and objectified girls. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 29, 2, 144-162.

Ford JH, Green CA, Hoffman KA, Wisdom JP, Riley KJ, Bergmann L, Molfenter T.  Process improvement needs in substance abuse treatment:  Admissions walk-through results, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 33 (2007), 379-389

Riley K, Health Disparities Between Ethnic Groups, Oregon's Future, III (II), Fall 2002, 59-60.