Knight Cancer Institute Office of Community Relations and Outreach 

For questions about Knight Cancer Institute community relations or the Community Partnership Program:

   Call 503 494-1617 and select option six for the Office of Community Relations and Outreach.

   Email .

You may also sign up for the Community Partnership Program email list to receive notification of future funding cycles. 

 

Community relations and outreach staff

Katie Hennis, M.S.
Program director, community relations and outreach

Katie Wilkes
Community relations program manager

Niyati Desai, M.A.
Manager, community outreach and education

Erin Solomon
Community health educator

Katie Bernay
Community health educator

Melissa Varnum, M.P.H.
Community outreach specialist

Devra O’Gara
Community relations coordinator

Marilynn Hubin
Community relations coordinator

 

Community partnership program co-directors

Jackie Shannon, Ph.D., R.D.
Associate professor, School of Public Health
Director, Integrated Program in Community Research
Associate Director, Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute
Director, Knight Community Engaged Research Program
Co-director, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program

Kerri Winters-Stone, Ph.D., F.A.C.S.M.
Professor, OHSU School of Nursing
Co-director, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program
Co-leader, OHSU Kngiht Cancer Institute Cancer Prevention and Control Program

Community partnership program staff

Katie Hennis, M.S.
Program director, community relations and outreach
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Melinda Davis, Ph.D.
Research assistant professor, Department of Family Medicine

Kristin Bialobok, M.S.N.
Associate director of administration
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Kari Seymour-Howell
Communications specialist
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Niyati Desai, M.A.
Manager, community outreach and education, community relations and outreach
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Melissa Varnum, M.P.H.
Community outreach specialist
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Devra O’Gara
Community relations coordinator, community relations and outreach
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute