Meet Our Students
Doctor Of Philosophy Students
Whether their research focus is pediatrics or geriatrics, fibromyalgia or education, PhD students at the OHSU School of Nursing find time to be involved in a variety of activities both professionally and personally.
Click the links below to meet some of our students and learn more about their research interests, professional involvement, and funding opportunities.
Patricia Barfield, M.S.N., M.N., A.P.R.N.-B.C., P.M.H.N.P. - Child/Adolescent Mental Health in Rural Communities
Sara Basilia Basin, B.S., R.N.-B.C. - Community Health, Gerontology, Transitions, Leadership
Julie Bidwell, R.N., B.S.N., Community Health, Gerontology, Transitions, Leadership
Quin Denfeld, R.N., B.S.N., C.C.R.N., C.S.C - Heart Failure, Symptom biology, Advanced therapies, Gerontology
Kaori Donohue, C.R.N.A., M.S.N. - Graduate nursing education, student stress, mindfulness
Kari Firestone, M.S., R.N., C.N.S. - Symptom Management, Chronic Illness, Pediatrics
LaShawn Horton, R.N., M.S.N. - Postpartum depression in African American women
Ginger Payne Keller, R.N., M.S., C.N.S., O.C.N. - Cancer Care Nursing, Symptom Management
Mark Lockwood, M.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.C. - Transplant, information and communication technologies, health disparities, health and technology literacy
Lyndsey Miller, R.N., B.S.N. - Gerontology, Dementia, Symptom Management, Family Caregivers
Laura Mood, R.N,. M.S.N. - Transition to clinical nursing practice. Students/RNs with disabilities
Paula JJ Nagy, R.N., M.N. - Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Chronic Illness
Mayumi Negishi, R.N., M.P.H. - Nursing education, clinical learning environment
Diane Solomon, MSN, CNM, PMHNP. - Gerontology, Jewish practices on death, dying, and grieving
Aaron Tabacco, BSN, RN. Family Nursing. Fathers & Children with Special Needs. ADHD.
Ellen Tilden, R.N., M.S., C.N.M. - Nurse-midwifery, physiologic birth, group prenatal care, care of healthy low-risk pregnant women