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Steering Committee

James Calvert, MD

James Calvert, MD, Steering Committee Chair
Cascades East Family Practice
Merle West Center for Medical Research
Klamath Falls

After a tour with the 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam, Jim went to medical school at George Washington University and did his Family Medicine residency in Madison, Wisconsin. After his training, he worked for the Indian Health Service in Fort Hall, Idaho. He moved from Idaho to Washington, DC, where he was a full-time faculty member at Georgetown University School of Medicine. In 1992, Jim moved to Klamath Falls as the first director of the Cascades East Rural Family Medicine Residency. Jim is married and has five children. His wife, Wendy Warren, is a family practice physician in private practice.
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Sandra Dunbrasky, MD

Sandra Dunbrasky, MD
Treasure Valley Pediatric Clinic
Ontario

Sandy is a true Oregon girl: she was born in Baker City and earned her undergraduate at College of Idaho in Caldwell. She completed medical school and her pediatric residency at OHSU. She has been in Ontario for over 10 years and is the sole proprietor of her practice with one employed partner, and two PAs. She has been involved in several activities over the years including Community Connections Network Clinics and a Federal Title 5 program, Medical Home Project for Children.
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Marilyn Fraser M. D.
Samaritan Lincoln City Medical Center
Lincoln City, Oregon  

Marilyn is Canadian by birth and American by residence. Her undergraduate study in pharmaceutical sciences, and subsequent medical school and post graduate training was in Canada. Her time in primary care practice has been divided between the two countries. Because her formative years in training and early practice were done in a country driven by primary care the value of such care is, in her mind, a given. She believes that most effective interventions in medical care are accomplished through primary care encounters, since the longitudinal relationship between provider and patient allows time for both to benefit from teaching, learning, and behavior change. Marilyn has been in family practice in Lincoln City for more than 15 years. Most of those have been in the Lincoln City Medical Center, recently acquired by Samaritan Health and now the Samaritan LCMC. Her introduction to ORPRN was through Dr Karl Ordelheide, who also practices medicine at LCMC. In addition to her practice, she has held the position of Lincoln County Medical Examiner for over a decade, a job not for the faint of heart, but full of examples of those who suffered early demise by not seeking or heeding the advice of a primary care physician. Marilyn is married to Randy, a physician who is primary care educated and currently working as an Emergency Room doctor. They have four children, one working, two in university, and one still at home just starting High School.

C. Scott Graham, DO

C. Scott Graham, DO
C. Scott Graham DO PC
Lakeview

Scott was born in Prineville, Oregon. He graduated from Grant Union High School in John Day and did his undergraduate work at Oregon State University. Scott completed medical school at Ohio University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and a three year family medicine residency in Casper, Wyoming. Scott is married to Jody, a Lakeview native, and they have three children, Jack, Brette, and Max. They enjoy ranch activities such as roping and winter sports including snowmobiling. Scott enjoys hunting, fishing, and outdoor activities. OSU football games are a must.
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Robbie Law, MD

Robert Law, MD
Dunes Family Health Center
Reedsport

Robert Law, MD, practices with his six family medicine partners at Dunes Family Health Care in Reedsport. Dunes Family Health Care has traditionally been active in practice-based research, teaching medical students and residents, and the local community. Robbie was born and raised in Astoria, Oregon, and received an A.B. from Stanford in 1976 and a B.S. from University of Oregon in 1983. Robbie graduated from medical school at OHSU in 1988 and from the OHSU Family Medicine residency in 1991. He joined the practice at Dunes Family Health Care in 1991. He and his wife, Tricia, who works at Reedsport Junior-Senior High School, have a daughter, Alison, and two sons, Brian and Duncan. Robbie is active in the Oregon Academy of Family Physicians and has served as President. He is a former board member of the Southwest Oregon AHEC. He enjoys parenting, reading, and volunteering in the Reedsport schools, serving as a team physician and playing bass with the Highland School Melody Makers. He also plays bass in a local band, the PBA.
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Liz Powers, MD

Elizabeth Powers, MD
Winding Waters Clinic
Enterprise

Liz Powers, MD, works with three physicians and two nurse practitioners at Winding Waters Clinic in Enterprise, Oregon.  Winding Waters Clinic has been caring for rural Wallowa County (population 7,000) since 1972. Liz was born and raised in Michigan, received a BA from Vassar College in 1999, and an MD from Stanford School of Medicine in 2003. She graduated from OHSU Family Medicine residency in 2006. Liz has been active in her state and national academies since starting residency. She served on the American Academy of Family Physicians Commission on Rural Health and was a resident delegate to the national Congress of Delegates. She is currently a board member for the Oregon Academy of Family Physicians. Liz, her husband Nic, and son Malaki, enjoy managing their five-acre ranch. They love Wallowa County's offering of backpacking, backcountry skiing, rock climbing, hockey, kayaking, horseback riding and mountain biking. Liz has played the violin since she was four years old. She plays with the Grande Ronde Symphony Orchestra and also plays Irish, Old Time, Bluegrass and Country Western "fiddle."
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Bruin Rugge, MD, MPH

Bruin Rugge, MD, MPH
OHSU Scappoose Rural Health Center
Scappoose

Bruin received his medical degree and master's degree in public health from Yale University. He completed residencies in family medicine and preventive medicine/public health at OHSU. He is board certified in family medicine and preventive medicine/public health. He enjoys caring for a wide spectrum of individuals and practices the full scope of family medicine, including maternity care. He has a special interest in procedures that can be done in the office setting. He enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, including skiing, hiking and canoeing.
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Jon Schott, MD

Jon Schott, MD
Eastern Oregon Medical Associates
Baker City

Jon was born in Donnelly, Idaho. He completed medical school at Oregon Health & Science University in 1996 and his family medicine residency in Pocatello, Idaho, at Idaho State University in 1999. Jon is married to Dawn, who is a pharmacist, and they have two boys. They have lived in Baker City since 1999. Baker City was Jon's home through high school and most of their family lives in the area.
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Albert Thompson, MD

Albert Thompson, MD
Bayshore Family Medicine
Pacific City

Albert is married to Myra, a Family Nurse Practitioner at Bayshore Family Medicine, and they have three sons and one daughter. Albert's non-professional time is spent juggling several interests: music (a pianist) with Myra, an excellent alto and flutist, and their 4 children who play violin, viola (2) and cello. His favorite music activity, however, is conducting, and he will be doing so this December with the Central Coast Messiah production with 100+ voices and orchestra. Family activities are a high priority. Back packing, hiking and an occasional get away to the family cabin on Wallowa Lake are coveted events. He is currently working on establishing an equine assisted therapy program on his 33 acres just out of Lincoln City. He is also looking for a good season this year in the family's U-Cut Christmas tree and wreath operation. Albert is school board chairman for the 90+-student school associated with their local church. When there is time for relaxed reading and talking, theology and religious philosophy are favorites. Given the choice he would finish off with a little digging in the dirt and landscaping to free the mind.
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