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Our Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit Team

The OHSU Brain Institute Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit is the only place in Oregon with specially trained experts available all day, every day to care for your patients that are critically ill from a neurological disease.

NURSE MANAGER, NEUROSCIENCES ICU

Lisa Ledsworth, R.N.

Our unit’s Nurse Manager represents 58 nurses who specialize in neurocritical care, the largest such team in the Pacific Northwest.

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, NEUROSCIENCES ICU

Ansgar Brambrink, M.D., PH.D.

Ansgar Brambrink

Medical Director, Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit
Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Neurological Surgery

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NURSE PRACTITIONERS / PHYSICIAN’S ASSISTANTS

Derek Bowers, N.P.-C

Nurse Practitioner, Faculty, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Katharine Keranen, P.A.-C

Physician's Assistant, Faculty, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

AnjaLee Rowe, N.P.-C

Nurse Practitioner, Faculty, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Ed Whorrall, P.A.-C

Physicians Assistant, Faculty, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

ATTENDING NEUROINTENSIVISTS

Ansgar Brambrink, M.D.

Ansgar Brambrink

Medical Director, Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit
Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Neurological Surgery

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Holly E. Hinson, M.D.

Holly Hinson

Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neurological Surgery

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Ines Koerner, M.D., PH.D.

Ines Koerner

Assistant Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Neurology and Neurological Surgery

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Dawn Larson, M.D.

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Assistant Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Neurological Surgery

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Andrea Orfanakis, M.D.

Andrea Orfanakis

Assistant Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Neurological Surgery

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Tarvez Tucker, M.D.

Tarvez Tucker

Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neurological Surgery

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Kamila Vagnerova, M.D.

Kamila Vagnerova

Assistant Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Neurological Surgery

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NEURO PHARMACOLOGISTS

Nathan Johnson Pharm.D.

Nate Johnson

Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Pharmacy Services


Heather Norvelle, Pharm.D.

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Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Pharmacy Services


Jerusha Taylor, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Pharmacy Services

Jason Zimmerman, Pharm.D.

Jason Zimmerman

Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Pharmacy Services