Faculty, Fellows, Staff

Faculty, Staff, Current & Past T32 trainees

Director, Oregon Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (ORCCAMIND)
Professor of Neurology and Behavioral Neuroscience

Barry Oken, MD

Grant Administrator

Andy Fish

Research Assistants

Tab Memmott
Dan Klee

Current Postdoctoral Fellows

Dana Dharmakaya Colgan, PhD (September 2017, OHSU)
Mentor: Barry Oken, MD, PhD
Project title: Mindfulness-Based Resilience for High Stress Populations

Bryan Loy, PhD (July 2015, OHSU)
Mentors: Fay Horak, PhD; Brett Fling, PhD; Rebecca Spain, PhD
Project title: Effects of Lipoic Acid Supplementation on Gait and Balance in People with Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
 
Andrea Pfalzgraf, PhD (September 2017, OHSU)
Mentors: Kim Jones, RNC, PhD, FNP, FAAN; Barry Oken, MD, PhD
Project Title: Ayurvedic treatment for fibromyalgia
 
Nicholas Thomas, PhD (July 2017, OSU)
Mentors: Tory Hagen, PhD; Joe Beckman PhD
Project title: Complimentary/Integrative Medicines Given as Chemoprotectants Over the Lifespan

Kirsten Wright, ND (October 2016, OHSU)
Mentors: Amala Soumyanath, PhD; Joe Quinn, MD
Project title: Cognitive Effects of Centella asiatica

Previous Trainees

Thimmappa Anekonda, PhD (2009, OHSU) Current position: left science & academia

Rachel Atchley, PhD, MCR (2014-2017, OHSU) Current position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, College of Social Work, University of Utah

Anna Barsukova-Bell, PhD (2011-2013, OHSU) Current position: Instructor, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Gene Bowman, ND, MPH (2005-2008, OHSU) Current position: Head of Nutrition and Brain Health, Nestl&#é;-Todd, PhD (2010-2013, Carim) Current position: Affiliate Assistant Professor, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Irina Chamine (formerly Fonareva), PhD (2008-2012, Predoc 2014-2017, Postdoc, OHSU) 

Rajal Cohen, PhD (2010-2011, OHSU) Current position: Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychology and Communication Studies, University of Idaho

Alexandra Dimitrova, MD, MA (2012-2014, OHSU), Current position: Assistant Professor, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Tracy Edinger OHSU, ND (2007-2009, OHSU) Current position: Senior Research Associate, Dept of Medical OHSU, Informatics

Jonathan Elliott, PhD (2016-2017, OHSU) Current position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Mary Fry, ND (2007-2008, OHSU) Current position: Instructor, OHSU & private practice

Nora Gray, PhD (2012-2014, NCNM) Current position: Senior Research Associate, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Sarah Hourston, ND, MS (2014-2016, OHSU) Current position: postdoctoral fellow at OHSU

Jeanette Johnstone, NUNM, PhD (2014-2017, OHSU) Current position: Licensed Psychologist and Clinical Researcher, Dept of Psychiatry, OHSU

Karen Kaufman, PhD (2007-2008, OHSU) Current position: private practice

Dove Keith, PhD (2009-2012, OSU) Current position: Research Associate, OSU Linus Institute, Pauling

LeeCole Legette, PhD (2013-2014, OSU) Current position: Senior Research Nutritionist, OSU Pharmavite

Andrew McCollough LLC, Ph.D. (2011-2012, OHSU) Current position: Computer Programmer/Developer, OHSU

Scott Mist, PhD, LAc (2009-2011, OHSU) Current position: Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, OHSU

Caroline Peterson, DC, PhD (2008-2010, OHSU) Current position: private practice, Instructor, OHSU College

Angela Senders, ND, (September 2011-September 2012 and September 2013, MCR) Current position: Assistant Professor of Research, OHSU

Kate Peterson-Shay, PhD (2006-2007, OSU) Current position: Research Associate, OSU Linus Pauling Institute

Jeffrey Proulx,  PhD (2015-2017, OHSU) Current position: Senior Research Associate, OHSU

Kristine Robinson, PhD (2010-2011, OHSU) Current position: Chemistry Professor, Augusta State University

Anthony Smith, PhD (2006-2007, OSU) Current position: Analytical Chemist, Herb OSU

John Sowell, PhD (2005-2006, OSU) Current position: Staff Scientist, Greenwood Genetic Center

Kateri Spinelli, PhD (2012-2014, OSU) Current position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Kari Trumbull, PhD (2007-2010, OSU) Current position: private sector chemist

Helane, Wahbeh, ND (2006-2008, OHSU) Current position: Scientist, Institute of Noetic Sciences

Heather Wild, PhD (2006-2008, OHSU) Current position: Investigator, Helfgott Research Institute