Meet Our PhD Faculty

Frances Lee-Lin with students

Judith Baggs, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N. - ICU end-of-life decision making/interprofessional collaboration between nurses and physicians

Jill Bennett, Ph.D., R.N. - Physical function and exercise for older cancer survivors

Pat Berry, Ph.D., R.N., A.C.H.P.B., F..PC.N., F.A.A.N. - Palliative care, end-of-life, gerontology, symptom management

Nate Dieckmann, Ph.D. - Decision making/risk communication

Martha Driessnack, Ph.D., R.N. - Art-based research with children/children's pain experiences/genetic literacy

Cathy Emeis, Ph.D., C.N.M.- Breastfeeding after C section

Nancy Findholt, Ph.D., R.N.- School and community-based prevention of child obesity

Paula Gubrud-Howe, Ed.D. R. N. - Undergraduate curriculum development

Lissi Hansen, Ph.D., R.N. - Quality of life and symptoms in liver failure

Dena Hassouneh, Ph.D., R.N., A.N.P., P.M.H.N.P., A.P.R.N.-B.C.- Women with physical disabilities

Seiko Izumi, Ph.D., R.N. - Palliative care for older adults with chronic illness

Kim Jones, R.N.C., Ph.D., F.N.P., F.A.A.N. - Symptom management and physical function in fibromyalgia/chronic pain

Kathie Lasater, Ed.D.,R.N., A.N.E.F. - Clinical judgment development bridging academe and practice

Liz LeCuyer, Ph.D., R.N., PMHNP-BC,- Mother-child interaction and children's development of self-regulation

Christopher Lee, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.H.A. - Heart failure symptoms and self-care

Frances Lee-Lin, Ph.D., R.N., O.C.N., C.N.S. - Cancer screening in minority and underserved populations

Kristin Lutz, Ph.D., R.N. - Multiple gestation births

Karen Lyons, Ph.D. - Family and couple responses to chronic illness

Glenise McKenzie,
Ph.D., R.N. - (OHSU Ashland campus) Dementia in assisted living

Deborah Messecar, Ph.D., R.N., M.P.H. - Family caregiving; Veterans and PTSD

Lillian Nail, Ph.D., F.A.A.N., R.N.- Family symptom management

Joanne Noone, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E. - (OHSU Ashland campus) Interactive theater, adolescent pregnancy

Cindy Perry, Ph.D, FNP-BC - Physical activity promotion, childhood obesity prevention and health disparities

Amy Ross, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.S. - Inflammatory response in stroke TIA

Doria Thiele, Ph.D., C.N.M., IBCLC - Maternal nutrition/exposures and impacts on offspring health

Kerri Winters, Ph.D - Physical activity and chronic illness; cancer survivorship; biotechnology