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Our Mission

The mission of the OHSU Faculty Senate is to represent faculty by proposing, evaluating and advising on actions or policies to create, maintain, and protect an academic environment conducive to the full and free development of scholarly learning, teaching, research, patient care, and community service.

Faculty Senators

Robin Champieux

Robin Champieux

Affiliated Units Representative


Michael F. Chiang, M.D.Michael F. Chiang, M.D

School of Medicine Representative


Aaron M. Cohen

Aaron M. Cohen

School of Medicine Representative

Norman CohenNorman A. Cohen, M.D.

School of Medicine Representative

Past President

Cliff ColemanCliff A. Coleman, M.D., M.P.H.

School of Medicine Representative

Michael Danilchik, Ph.DMichael Danilchik, Ph.D.

School of Dentistry Representative

Jessica Flynn, MDJessica Flynn, M.D.

School of Medicine Representative

Steven Gold, DDSSteven Gold, D.D.S

School of Dentistry Representative

Dawn Larson, MDDawn Larson, M.D.

School of Medicine Representative

David S.H. Lee, Pharm.D., Ph.D.David S.H Lee, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

School of Pharmacy Representative

Kristin F. Lutz, Ph.D., R.N.Kristin F. Lutz, Ph.D., R.N.

School of Nursing Representative


Chris March, MDChris March, M.D.

School of Medicine Representative

Annette Matthews, MDAnnette Matthews, M.D.

School of Medicine Representative

Jodi McBride, PhDJodi McBride, Ph.D.

Affiliated Units Representative

Linda T. Meyer, R.N., M.S., C.C.R.N. Linda T. Meyer, R.N., M.S., C.C.R.N.

School of Nursing Representative

Bonnie Negal, PhDBonnie Nagel, Ph.D.

School of Medicine Representative

Faculty Senate President


Joanne Noone, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E.Joanne Noone, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E.

School of Nursing Representative

Catherine Salveson, RN, MS, PhD

Catherine Salveson, R.N., M.S., Ph.D.

School of Nursing Representative


M.E. Beth Smith, D.O.M.E. Beth Smith, D.O.

School of Medicine Representative

Jeffery StewartJeffery Stewart, D.D.S., M.S.

School of Dentistry Representative

Linda Stork, MD

Linda Stork, M.D.

School of Medicine Representative


Barry Taylor, DMDBarry Taylor, D.M.D.

School of Dentistry Representative

Mitchell Turker, PhD, JDMitchell Turker, Ph.D., J.D.

Affiliated Unites Representative

Lynn Whitley, RN, DMDLynn Whitley, D.M.D.

School of Dentistry Representative

Have Questions?

Please Contact:

Mail Code: L-101
3181 SW Sam Jackson Pk Rd.
Portland, OR 97239-3098

Phone: 503 494-5136
Fax: 503 494-8935

Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: BH1011

Faculty Senate Awards

2014 Faculty Senate Awards - Thank you for your Nominations

Annually, faculty members are recognized through the Faculty Senate Awards for their exceptional efforts in support of OHSU's mission. This prestigious awards ceremony is held with the specific intent of honoring OHSU Faculty for their exceptional efforts in support of OHSU's mission. Up to 4 nominees will be chosen from each category.  Each finalist will receive $500 and the award winner from each category will receive $3,500 and his/her name engraved on the Faculty Senate Awards Memorial Plaque.  


In order to reward the activities that are current, nominees must be current OHSU faculty. Emeritus faculty members are not eligible. Faculty members must also be from the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy or in affiliated units and institutes such as BICC, IDD, CROET, ONPRC and the Vollum.


Final Deadline to receive nominations was Friday, February 14th at 5:00pm.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the nomination process.

All nominees were sent a confirmation email congratulating them on their nominations and providing details on how to submit their supporting documents.

DEADLINE FOR Nominee Supporting Documents: To be considered as a nominee all documents must be received by Friday, March 7th at 5:00pm. The Awards Committee will review each of the nominations and materials and will notify the top four candidates in each category during the week of April 7th. Awards will be presented at a convocation luncheon on Thursday, May 8th to honor nominee finalists and winner in each category. Each finalist will receive a $500 prize from the OHSU Foundation. The recipient of the award in each category will receive a grand prize of $3,500 and will have his or her name engraved on a memorial plaque from the foundation.

Nominees...Having problems accessing the Nominee Submission form offsite? Please view our Remote Access Instructions

Additional Documents

Call for Nominations

Award Criteria
Previous Winners

2013 Ceremony Photos

Meeting Dates and Timeframe

OHSU Faculty Senate Meetings
Occur the second Thursday of every month

2:00pm - 4:00pm
MRB 310

The Faculty Senate will be out of session June - August


Officers and Committee Assignments

Bonnie Nagel

Jeffery Stewart

Faculty Senate Executive Committee
Norman Cohen
Cliff Coleman
Steve Gold
Kristin Lutz
Bonnie Nagel
Beth Smith
Jeffery Stewart

Faculty Senate Elections and Awards
Lynn Whitley
Steve Gold

Liaisons (Faculty Senate representatives to other committees/groups)
Academic Program Review:
Joanne Noone

Committee on Academic Policy:
Linda Meyer

Diversity Council:
Jessica Flynn

Educational Policy Committee:
Aaron Cohen

Informational Security Policy Committee:
Norm Cohen

Policy Committee:
Jefferey Stewart

President's Council:
Bonnie Nagel

Research Council:
Jodi McBride

Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
Robin Champieux
Catherine Salveson
Jefferey Stewart