Robert Boy - Communication & Policy Manager

Rob Boy

As the Communication & Policy Manager for the OHSU Institute on Development & Disability, Rob oversees publications, promotional materials, Web presence, newsletters, and branding requirements for all IDD programs. Rob also helps to facilitate communication between the IDD internal organizations, OHSU, local communities and DD partners throughout the state.

Rob also works closely with OHSU government relations to ensure that people with disabilities are included in policy decisions made by OHSU, local, state and Federal policy makers.

Rob received his first Bachelors degree in Public Relations from the Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University (WSU), and his second Bachelors degree in design from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

Rob has much prior experience, working as Web designer, Internal Communication Specialist, and Technical Writer for projects involving the United States Department of Energy.


1994 - BA, Communication, Washington State University (WSU)

2005 - BFA, Fine Art, University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)



City of Portland - Public Involvement Advisory Council

AUCD - National Community Education Directors Council (Vice-Chair)

Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities

Oregon DD Coalition


Recent Publications:

How you Say it Matters: A Guide to creating professional, accessible publications


Rob Boy
UCED Communication Manager
Child Development & Rehbailitation Center
Oregon Health & Science University
Phone: 503.494.5361