About Us

John AnsorageJohn Ansorge, M.A. - Lead Educational Technologist - Comes to us from the University of Nebraska. John has a strong background and experience in project management and is OHSU's liaison to the Sakai community where he develops code, participates as a quality assurance contributor and keeps OHSU on top of the latest Sakai technologies.

Amy headshotAmy Forester, M.F.A. - Faculty Development Specialist - supports faculty in the Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology as well as School of Public Health. She taught college English and composition for many years before coming to OHSU. Amy is originally from Portland and is a graduate of University of Oregon and University of Minnesota.

Kathie headshotKatherine Forney, M.Ed. - Media Development Specialist - Expanded her online course development skills and media production expertise at Spokane Falls Community College before coming to OHSU. She received her degree from Eastern Washington University.

Jonathan headshotJonathan H., M.F.A. - Project Coordinator - Provides project planning and coordination of TLC activities and marketing efforts. His background is in creative strategy, data management, and quick-witted one-liners. He is a vocalist and screenprinter in his time outside of the TLC.

 Jim HellerJim Heller, M.Ed. - School of Nursing Course Development Manager - Jim earned his Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University and coordinates the relationship between the TLC and the School of Nursing. He specializes in undergraduate nursing course development.

Sarah Jacobs PictureSarah Jacobs, M.Ed.  - Faculty Development Specialist - Provides faculty support and helps with assessment in the School of Medicine to foster student-centric learning that will improve the delivery of health care. Sarah is originally from Portland and is a graduate of University of Oregon and Portland State University.

Kelsey headshotKelsey Lee, M.Ed. - Faculty Development Specialist - Provides course development and faculty support to the School of Nursing. Kelsey earned a Master of Education in Instructional Design and has a background in learning, development, and training in both educational and healthcare settings.

 Janet WheelerJanet Wheeler, M.Ed. - Educational Development Specialist - Provides support and expertise in curricular transformation to the School of Medicine and Graduate Studies programs at OHSU. She received her degree from the University of West Georgia.

Picture of Larry WilliamsLawrence Williams, M.S. - Education Technology Specialist - Joined the TLC after interning with them while working on his master's degree at Portland State University. His education focus includes online and adult learning. Lawrence manages OHSU's course evaluation system, and provides technical support for the TLC team.

Shoshana headshotShoshana Zeisman-Pereyo, Ed.D. - Student Learning Support Specialist/Assistant Professor - Provides learning support to students across all programs at OHSU. Shoshana has over 14 years of experience working with students in higher education and is committed to student success. She earned her doctorate in adult education from Portland State University. Shoshana has called Portland, Oregon home for many years and is originally from Texas.