Faculty Profiles

Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Affiliated Faculty

Faculty who are teaching the next cadre of nurses and conducting ground-breaking research will ultimately lead to the best care possible for older adults.The OHSU nursing faculty are acknowledged as leaders in their fields. Members of our faculty are, without exception, highly committed to improving the healthcare of older persons. These faculty are strong educators, researchers, practitioners, and leaders in gerontological nursing. The Center has grown and thrived because of their intellect, hard work, and collaboration.

Pat Berry-Palliative Care
- Advanced Care Planning; End-of-Life
Juliana Cartwright- End of Life Care; End of Life Research Ethics, Technology Mediate, Active Learning Strategies
Danita Ewing -Chronic Illness; End-of-Life
Linda Felver- Healthy Aging; Exercise and Aging
Layla Garrigues- Patient Safety; Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Carla Hagan- Family Caregiving
Jane Hagan
Lissi Hansen- End of Life; Palliative Care; Liver Disease
Shigeko (Seiko) Izumi- Palliative Care and End-of-Life; Advanced Care Planning; Patient Centered Care of Older Adults with Chronic Disease
Lucy B. Jackson- LGBT Elders; End of Life
Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo
- Patient Safety; Implementation Science
Kathie Lasater- Fall Prevention; Ageism Among Health Professionals as a Barrier to Optimal Health
Christopher Lee- Heart Failure and Health Systems Research; Mentoring of Early-Career Scientists
Frances Lee-Lin- Cancer; Underserved Populations
Karen Lyons- Family Caregiving; Couples with Chronic Illness; System Appraisal
Glenise McKenzie- Promoting Physical and Mental Health of Older Adults
- Geriatric Trauma
Scott Mist-Chronic Pain; Complementary and Alternative Approaches to Wellness
Corey Nagel- Social and Environmental Impacts on the Health of Older Adults
Rana Halabi Najjar- Stigma; Obesity; Nursing Education
Amy Miner Ross- Stroke; Infection and the Immune Response in Older Adults
-Urology
Joshua Squires- Critical Care of the Elderly; Advanced Directives in Critical Care; Critical Care Ethics
Ruth Tadesse- Nursing Education on Care of Older Adults
Virginia (Ginny) Tilden- Improving End-of-Life Care and Decision Making
Kristi Vaughn- Pain Management; Geriatric Syndromes; Care of the Older Adult in the Emergency Room Department; Nutrition; Weight loss
Patti Warkentin- Innovations in Undergraduate Nursing Education; Nursing Leadership Development
Kerri Winters-Stone
Gail M. Wolf- Health Literacy