Meet Our Students

Doctor Of Philosophy StudentsPhD 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 our students and learn more about their research interests, professional involvement, and funding opportunities.

Jen Akeroyd, R.N., B.Sc.N., M.I.R. - Community-health; Physical Activity; Built Environment

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

Kari Firestone, M.S., R.N., C.N.S. - Symptom Management, Chronic Illness, Pediatrics

Ashley Franklin, M.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.N., C.N.E. - Clinical teaching methods, simulation

Layla Garrigues, R.N., B.S.N. - Geriatrics, pressure ulcer prevention, community health

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

Allison Lindauer, F.N.P., G.N.P. - Gerontology, Caregiving, Vulnerable Populations

Mark Lockwood, M.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.C. - Transplant, information and communication technologies, health disparities, health and technology literacy

Jessica Madison, R.N., M.N. - Geriatrics, Education
Daniel Mick, R.N., B.S. - Appetite, nutrition, obesity, gerontology, symptom management, social isolation

Lyndsey Miller, R.N., B.S.N. - Gerontology, Dementia, Symptom Management, Family Caregivers

Donald Mitchell, R.N., M.S., C.P.E.N. - Emergency nursing, symptom management

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

Anjanette Raber, M.S.N., R.N. - Nursing Education,  faculty-student interactions

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

Kris Weymann, M.S., R.N. - Poststroke Fatigue, Inflammation, Recovery, Gerontology Practice Modeling

Dana L Zaichkin, R.N., M.N., M.H.A. - Unintended Pregnancy, Public Health, Policy, Finance

Post-doctoral Fellow