OHSU Health Advisory Councils

OHSU Health is a system that today comprises OHSU Healthcare, the OHSU Practice Plan, Hillsboro Medical Center (formerly Tuality Healthcare) and Adventist Health Portland.

The Health System Management Team (HSMT) of OHSU Health, under the direction of John Hunter, M.D., chief executive officer of OHSU Health, is the decision-making body for the health system.

Health System Management Team

  • Chair: John Hunter, M.D., chief executive officer, OHSU Health
  • Bridget Barnes, M.B.A., M.S.E.M., CHCIO, chief information officer
  • Dana Bjarnason, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC, chief nursing executive
  • Jeff Conklin, M.P.H., CMPE, chief payor strategy officer
  • Alice Cuprill Comas, J.D., executive vice president and general counsel
  • Jennifer Doll, M.P.A., CPA, interim chief financial officer
  • Derick Du Vivier, M.D., M.B.A., senior vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Joni Elsenpeter, M.A., associate vice president of human resources
  • Renee Edwards, M.D., M.B.A., chief medical officer
  • Gina Hawley, Dr.P.H., vice president of professional and support services
  • Tamara Hargens-Bradley, senior director, strategic communications
  • Mike Hill, M.H.A., vice president of health care strategy
  • David Jacoby, M.D., interim dean, OHSU School of Medicine
  • Lori James-Nielsen, M.H.A., B.S.N., RN, president, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • John Kaufman, M.D., professor and chair of interventional radiology
  • Elaine King, M.B.A., senior department administrator of obstetrics and gynecology
  • Kyle King, president, Adventist Health Portland
  • Tim Kringen, senior advisor
  • Mary Beth Martin, M.B.A., B.S.N., RN, vice president of women's and children's services
  • Anthony Masciotra, M.B.A., CPA, chief ambulatory and professional practice officer; CEO, OHSU Practice Plan; senior associate dean for clinical practice, School of Medicine
  • Greg Moawad, J.D., vice president of campus services 
  • Joe Ness, M.H.A., R.Ph., chief operating officer
  • Joyce Newmyer, M.S.H.S.A., chief culture officer, Adventist Health Portland
  • Kevin O'Boyle, M.H.S., vice president of ambulatory services
  • Serilda Summers-McGee, interim vice president of human resources
  • Mary Tanski, M.D., M.B.A., associate professor and chair of emergency medicine
  • Jennifer Smith, director of communications
  • Atif Zaman, M.D., M.P.H., chief clinical officer; senior associate dean for clinical and faculty affairs, School of Medicine

Advisory councils

Seven councils advise the HSMT; each one has representatives from OHSU, the OHSU Practice Plan, Hillsboro Medical Center and Adventist Health Portland. Below are highlights on each of the seven OHSU Health councils.

Academic Council

  • Chair: David Jacoby, M.D., interim dean, OHSU School of Medicine
  • Oversees and coordinates the development of successful integration of research and education in OHSU Health
  • Sharon Anderson, M.D., professor of medicine and special advisor to the School of Medicine
  • Susan Bakewell-Sachs, Ph.D., RN, dean, OHSU School of Nursing
  • Nels Carlson, M.D., assistant dean for continuing professional development
  • Jennifer DeVoe, M.D., D.Phil., professor and chair of family medicine
  • David Dorr, M.D., M.S., professor of medical informatics and clinical epidemiology, and medicine; chief research information officer, OHSU
  • Nancy Elder, M.D., director, Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network
  • David Ellison, M.D., director, Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute
  • John Kaufman, M.D., professor and chair of interventional radiology  
  • John O'Laughlen, M.B.A., senior department administrator, Institute for Development and Disability, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, and Center for Women's Health
  • Daniel Marks, M.D., Ph.D., senior associate dean for research
  • George Mejicano, M.D., M.S., senior associate dean for education
  • Allen Metzenberg, M.B.A., chief financial officer, OHSU Practice Plan; senior associate dean for finance
  • Brian Ricci, M.D., assistant professor of medicine; director of graduate medical education, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • David Robinson, Ph.D., interim provost, OHSU
  • Kathy Schwarzenberger, M.D., professor of dermatology
  • Patrick Worth, M.D., assistant professor of surgery; graduate medical education liaison, Adventist Health Portland
  • Atif Zaman, M.D., M.P.H., senior associate dean for clinical and faculty affairs; chief clinical officer

Ambulatory Council

  • Co-chairs: Anthony Masciotra, M.B.A., CPA, chief ambulatory and professional practice officer, OHSU Health, and Atif Zaman, M.D., M.P.H., chief clinical officer, OHSU Health
  • Oversees and coordinates ambulatory and outpatient strategy and operations across OHSU Health
  • Chris Amling, M.D., professor and chair of urology
  • Lisa Bayer, M.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology
  • Renee Edwards, M.D., M.B.A., chief medical officer
  • Paul Flint, M.D., professor and chair of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery
  • Brandon Hayes-Lattin, M.D., professor of medicine (hematology and oncology)
  • Eric Herman, M.D., chief primary care and population health officer
  • Abigail Khan, M.D., assistant professor of medicine (cardiovascular medicine)
  • Elaine King, M.B.A., senior department administrator of obstetrics and gynecology
  • Jody Knox, M.H.A., RN, vice president, regional physician services, Adventist Health Portland
  • Andy Lauer, M.D., professor and chair of ophthalmology
  • Alan Lines, M.H.A., senior director of ambulatory services, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • Darren Malinoski, M.D., chief clinical transformation officer
  • Kris McGriff, M.P.A., department administrator of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery
  • Joe Ness, M.H.A., R.Ph., chief operating officer
  • Kevin O'Boyle, M.H.S., vice president of ambulatory services
  • Bruin Rugge, M.D., associate professor of family medicine; chair, Primary Care Leadership Council

Clinical Integration Council

  • Co-chairs: Renee Edwards, M.D., M.B.A., chief medical officer, OHSU Health, and Atif Zaman, M.D., M.P.H., chief clinical officer, OHSU Health
  • Oversees and coordinates clinical services development across all OHSU sites, identifying and prioritizing health system clinical integration initiatives and activities
  • Ken Azarow, M.D., professor and chair of surgery
  • Dana Bjarnason, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC, chief nursing executive
  • Dana Braner, M.D., professor and chair of pediatrics
  • Cort Garrison, M.D., chief health information officer
  • Marcy Hager, M.A., director of clinical integration and evidence-based practice
  • Joe Hardman, M.D., M.B.A., chief medical officer, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • Reem Hasan, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and pediatrics
  • Eric Herman, M.D., chief primary care and population health officer
  • George Keepers, M.D., professor and chair of psychiatry
  • Mark O'Hollaren, M.D., vice president, strategic outreach        
  • Cindy Nutter, chief nursing officer/patient care executive, Adventist Health Portland
  • Darren Malinoski, M.D., chief clinical transformation officer
  • Anthony Masciotra, M.B.A., CPA, chief ambulatory and professional practice officer; CEO, OHSU Practice Plan; senior associate dean for clinical practice, School of Medicine
  • Clea McDow, M.P.A., director of quality management
  • Jennifer Packer, M.S.N., RN, CENP, CEN, chief nursing officer, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • Elspeth Rogers, administrator, Department of Surgery
  • Jane Russell, M.S.N., NE-BC, B.A., chief nursing officer for Women’s and Children’s Services
  • Kamal Gem Shaker, M.D., chief medical officer, Adventist Health Portland Medical Group
  • Louise Vaz, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics

Finance Council

  • Chair: Allen Metzenberg, M.B.A., chief financial officer, OHSU Practice Plan; senior associate dean for finance
  • Oversees, coordinates and executes budgets, OHSU Health forecasting, revenue cycle, financial performance and value-based care and payment initiatives
  • Aaron Caughey, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of obstetrics and gynecology
  • Jennifer Doll, M.P.A., CPA, interim chief financial officer
  • Renee Edwards, M.D., M.B.A., chief medical officer
  • John Hunter, M.D., CEO, OHSU Health
  • David Jacoby, M.D., interim dean, OHSU School of Medicine
  • Lori James-Nielsen, M.H.A., B.S.N., RN, president, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • Kyle King, president, Adventist Health Portland
  • Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of dermatology
  • Anthony Masciotra, M.B.A., CPA, chief ambulatory and professional practice officer; CEO, OHSU Practice Plan; senior associate dean for clinical practice, School of Medicine
  • Allen Metzenberg, M.B.A., chief financial officer, OHSU Practice Plan; senior associate dean for finance, School of Medicine
  • Joe Ness, M.H.A., R.Ph., chief operating officer
  • Heather Parks-Huitron, M.A., M.S., department administrator of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine      
  • Atif Zaman, M.D., M.P.H., chief clinical officer; senior associate dean for clinical and faculty affairs, School of Medicine

Health Information Technology and Digital Health Council

  • Co-chairs: Bridget Barnes, M.B.A., M.S.E.M., CHCIO, chief information officer, ITG, and Atif Zaman, M.D., M.P.H., chief clinical officer, OHSU Health
  • Guides strategic direction for IT and digital health; connects closely with the new Office Of Digital Health
  • Renee Edwards, M.D., M.B.A., chief medical officer
  • Cort Garrison, M.D., chief health information officer
  • Don Glazier, M.P.H., department administrator of dermatology
  • Eric Herman, M.D., chief primary care and population health officer
  • Bill Hersh, M.D., professor and chair of medical informatics and clinical epidemiology     
  • Mike Hill, M.H.A., vice president of health care strategy
  • Joyce Newmyer, M.S.H.S.A., chief culture officer, Adventist Health Portland
  • Lori James-Nielsen, M.H.A., B.S.N., RN, president, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • Mark Lovgren, M.B.A., interim vice president, Digital Health
  • Darren Malinoski, M.D., chief clinical transformation officer
  • Anthony Masciotra, M.B.A., CPA, chief ambulatory and professional practice officer; CEO, OHSU Practice Plan; senior associate dean for clinical practice, School of Medicine
  • Renee McKechnie, M.B.I., interim assistant vice president, Healthcare Applications, ITG
  • Reid Mueller, M.D., associate professor of surgery
  • Kevin O'Boyle, M.H.S., vice president of ambulatory services
  • Ben Orwoll, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics
  • Mary Tanski, M.D., M.B.A., associate professor and interim chair of emergency medicine

Operations Council

  • Co-chairs: Joe Ness, M.H.A., B.S.Pharm., chief operating officer, OHSU Health, and Renee Edwards, M.D., M.B.A., chief medical officer, OHSU Health
  • Oversees, coordinates and directs the implementation and execution of inpatient clinical operations strategies
  • Fawaz Alhumaid, M.D., director of cardiovascular services, Adventist Health Portland
  • Bridget Barnes, M.B.A., M.S.E.M., CHCIO, chief information officer
  • Dana Bjarnason, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC, chief nursing executive
  • Fergus Coakley, M.D., professor and chair of diagnostic radiology
  • Diana Gernhart, M.B.A., chief financial officer
  • Donna Hansel, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of pathology
  • Joe Hardman, M.D., M.B.A., chief medical officer, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • Gina Hawley, Dr.P.H., vice president of professional and support services
  • Lori James-Nielsen, M.H.A., B.S.N., RN, president, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • Kyle King, president, Adventist Health Portland
  • Mary Beth Martin, M.B.A., B.S.N., RN, vice president of women's and children's services
  • Anthony Masciotra, M.B.A., CPA, chief ambulatory and professional practice officer; CEO, OHSU Practice Plan; senior associate dean for clinical practice, School of Medicine
  • Megan McGhean, M.S., department administrator of family medicine
  • Matthias Merkel, M.D., Ph.D., senior associate chief medical officer for capacity management and patient flow
  • Cindy Nutter, M.S.N., RN, vice president and chief nursing officer, Adventist Health Portland
  • Jennifer Packer, M.S.N., RN, CENP, CEN, chief nursing officer, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • Scott Page, chief of OHSU operations
  • Wesley Rippey, M.D., chief medical officer, Adventist Health Portland
  • Stephen Robinson, M.D., professor and chair of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine
  • Jane Russell, M.S.N., NE-BC, B.A., chief nursing officer for Women’s and Children’s Services
  • Jewell Sutton, director of marketing
  • Atif Zaman, M.D., M.P.H., chief clinical officer; senior associate dean for clinical and faculty affairs, School of Medicine

Practice Plan Council

  • Chair: David Jacoby, M.D., interim dean, OHSU School of Medicine
  • Provides mechanisms for broad provider and administrative input on clinical practice activities and advises on management of the aligned clinician enterprise
  • Chris Amling, M.D., professor and chair of urology
  • Ken Azarow, M.D., professor and chair of surgery
  • Susan Bakewell-Sachs, Ph.D., RN, dean, OHSU School of Nursing
  • Jacqueline Bernard, M.D., associate professor and vice chair of neurology
  • Dana Bjarnason, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC, chief nursing executive
  • Mike Bonazzola, M.D., chief medical officer, OHSU Practice Plan; assistant professor of medicine
  • Dana Braner, M.D., professor and chair of pediatrics
  • Aaron Caughey, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of obstetrics and gynecology
  • Fergus Coakley, M.D., professor and chair of diagnostic radiology
  • Jennifer DeVoe, M.D., D.Phil., professor and chair of family medicine
  • Erica Degenhardt, M.S.N., ACNP, co-chair, Advanced Practice Provider Lead Council
  • Renee Dversdal, M.D., associate professor of medicine
  • Renee Edwards, M.D., M.B.A., chief medical officer
  • Paul Flint, M.D., professor and chair of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery
  • Cristina Fuss, M.D., associate professor of diagnostic radiology

  • Laurel Hallock-Koppelman, D.N.P., FNP-C, APRN, assistant professor of family medicine

  • Donna Hansel, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of pathology

  • Susan Hayflick, M.D., professor and chair of medical genetics
  • Bill Hersh, M.D., professor and chair of medical informatics and clinical epidemiology
  • Arthur Hung M.D., associate professor and interim chair of radiation medicine
  • John Hunter, M.D., CEO, OHSU Health
  • David Jacoby, M.D., professor and chair of medicine
  • John Kaufman, M.D., professor and chair of interventional radiology  
  • George Keepers, M.D., professor and chair of psychiatry
  • Jody Knox, M.H.A., RN, vice president, regional physician services, Adventist Health Portland
  • Shivaani Kummar, M.D., professor of medicine and division head of hematology and oncology
  • Gretchen Landgraf, M.B.A., administrator, OHSU Department of Urology
  • Andy Lauer, M.D., professor and chair of ophthalmology
  • Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of dermatology
  • Alan Lines, M.H.A., senior director of ambulatory services, Hillsboro Medical Center
  • Anthony Masciotra, M.B.A., CPA, chief ambulatory and professional practice officer; CEO, OHSU Practice Plan; senior associate dean for clinical practice, School of Medicine
  • Allen Metzenberg, M.B.A., chief financial officer, OHSU Practice Plan; senior associate dean for finance, School of Medicine
  • Kevin O'Boyle, M.H.S., vice president of ambulatory services
  • Mark O'Hollaren, M.D., vice president, strategic outreach
  • Brad Reed, M.B.A., senior director of diagnostic imaging, OHSU Healthcare
  • Stephen Robinson, M.D., professor and chair of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine
  • Nathan Selden, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of neurological surgery
  • Kamal Gem Shaker, M.D., chief medical officer, Adventist Health Portland Medical Group
  • Elizabeth Super, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics
  • Mary Tanski, M.D., M.B.A., associate professor and interim chair of emergency medicine
  • Jung Yoo, M.D., professor and former chair of orthopaedics and rehabilitation
  • Atif Zaman, M.D., M.P.H., chief clinical officer; senior associate dean for clinical and faculty affairs, School of Medicine