Academic Affairs Staff

SARAH E. SHANNON
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

503-494-5864

YI CAO
Senior Research Associate, Evaluation

503-494-2535
Assessment, program evaluation and data analysis & synthesis, evaluation activities for grants, exit and alumni surveys, SoN strategic priorities mapping.

KIMBERLY DERIENZO
Assistant Dean, Academic Services

503-494-7987
Manages academic affairs staff and processes,program &curriculum approvals with councils,annual catalog production, official curriculum records, SoN policies &related procedures,facilitates communication and processes across programs/campuses.

SHARLENE DESROCHERS
Executive Specialist

503-494-7759
Support to Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs as well as Assistant Deans in unit.Support for Academic Ops, APT and Faculty Affairs Council, annual program reports, FAP and special projects.

CAROLYN KIMPTON
Senior Program Associate

503-494-2351
Coordination for graduate student progression,quarterly audits per policy and follow up,annual graduate schedule. New student onboarding; degree clearances, and related paperwork. Non-Degree students. Curriculum Council support: Grad & Academic.

TATUM KORIN
Assistant Dean, Educational Research and Innovation

503-494-9563
Coordinates pedagogical standards and technology, including simulation, classroom technology and distance education, faculty development, and evaluation.

ALEKSANDRA KRSTIC
Senior Program Associate

503-494-4594
Coordination for Portland undergraduate campus student progression, quarterly audits per policy and follow, Portland UG schedule.New student onboarding; degree clearances,and related paperwork, PDX UG admissions coordination. Curriculum Council support: UG.

KATHI RISE
Contracts Associate

503-494-6902
Coordinates and maintains education agreements, including all clinical contracts statewide. Collaborates with faculty and staff to support related work, including facility guidelines and additional compliance information as needed. Liaison with OHSU central contracts office.

KIERNEN RILEY
Data Systems Specialist

219-775-8481
Plans/coordinates statewide data base services, data requests for surveys, and course evaluation system.