OHSU ALS and Neuromuscular Center Team

At the OHSU ALS and Neuromuscular Disease Center, we take a multidisciplinary approach to your care. We bring together experts from all areas of OHSU to make sure you receive the best treatment available. We are also part of the OHSU Brain Institute, a nationally known center for nervous system research and treatment. Our staff includes neurologists, a clinical nurse manager, pulmonary consultants, augmentative speech specialists, voice and swallowing specialists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, dieticians and orthotists.

Neuromuscular physicians


Augmentative communication specialist

Occupational therapist

Physical therapists

Swallowing specialist

Social worker

Additional team members

Respiratory therapist

Kim Keeling, R.R.T.

Speech and swallowing therapist

Deanna Britton, P.h.D, C.C.C.-S.L.P., B.C.-A.N.C.D.S.

ALS nurse coordinator

Yvel Maspinas, B.S.N., RN


Marcus Cassar, C.P.O.
Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics


Muscular Dystrophy AssociationMDA in Oregon
Toni Crary

ALS AssociationOregon and SW Washington Chapter
Lance Christian, L.M.S.W.
 503-238 5559 ext 101