OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

About the Education and Training team

About Us

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Education and Training team is dedicated to providing learning, mentoring, and training opportunities to this, and the next, generation of scientists and health-care professionals. We aim to provide education to all of those committed to ending cancer as we know it. 

Evan Shereck

Evan Shereck, M.D., M.Ed., Director

Evan is a Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the Associate Director of Cancer Research Training. She built her career by creating innovative projects in education and training across the continuum from students, trainees, faculty and staff. She mentors undergraduate and medical students, residents, clinical fellows and junior faculty, and has extensive experience in clinical research and education. She is the Director for Blood and Host Defense, a 1st year medical school course, as well as Program Director for the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship.

Shandee Dixon

Shandee Dixon, Ph.D., Assistant Director

Shandee is a staff scientist in microbiology and immunology focused on early cancer biomarker detection and tumor imaging strategies. In her role as CRCE Assistant Director, Dr. Dixon focuses on developing curriculum and enhancing CRCE outreach efforts with under-represented groups, especially Native Americans.

Jonna Frater

Jonna Frater, B.S., Project Coordinator

Jonna assists in coordinating the activities of the Core. In her role, she tracks the outcomes of all participants, students and trainees; is involved in creating educational opportunities for trainees on the pathway, and for members of the community; and contributes to the ongoing running of current programs.