Alumni and Giving

Class of 1970

The School of Nursing Alumni Association is made up of over 10,000 individuals. Increase your involvement in our nursing community by participating in your class reunion, attending or organizing an alumni event in your area, and by giving financially.

School of Nursing Alumni Advisory Council 2014-2015

Deb Carter, BS ’77, RN (President)
Jean Bates, BS ’59, MSN ’71 (Immediate Past President)
Gillian Beck, BS ’11 (Portland)
Kira Biron, BS ’11 (Monmouth)
Thomas Blackman, BS '14 (La Grande)
Amy Blankenship, BS’ 11 (Klamath Falls)
Amy Ciecko, BS ’09 (Portland)
Lauren Danahy, BS '07, RN (Portland)
Emily James, BS ‘14 (Portland)
Jane McEldowney, BSN ’63, RN, NCSN (Bend)
Teri Woo, BS ’84, MSN ’89, MN ’93, PhD (Tacoma, WA)

The Council continues to seek alumni who are interested in participating. Please contact (503) 552-0745 for additional information.


2014 Holiday Wassail

The Alumni Relations program is currently evaluating opportunities to increase alumni participation in the Wassail for 2015. If you have comments or suggestions about the Wassail, please contact Mark Kemball, Director of Alumni Relations & Educational Development, at (503) 552-0667.

For 2014, the School of Nursing will be holding a faculty and staff cookie exchange and wassail on the Portland campus on Tuesday, December 16 from 3 – 4:30 pm The event will take place on the 3rd floor of the School of Nursing building. Faculty and staff are welcome to invite guests to this event. Please contact Laurie Popp at (503) 494-1066.

2014 Henrietta Doltz Puhaty Annual Lectureship

Thank you to all who joined us on November 12 to watch journalist, author and patient safety advocate Suzanne Gordon introduce and direct a readers' theater production of Bedside Manners.

A recording of the event is available here. The Portland Business Journal covered the lecture, including interviews with Ms. Gordon and Dr. Bakewell-Sachs. You can read the PBJ article here.

Questions? Call the Alumni Relations program at 503-552-0689.

Alumni Email Address for Life

We are excited to launch our OHSU Alumni Email Address for Life program, offering an alumni email address to graduates of OHSU's degree, certificate and training programs. Contact us at to learn more.

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