Community Outreach and Engagement Team

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Meet our team

Community Partnernership Program Steering Committee

Our steering committee supports the Community Partnership Program by providing strategic direction and making funding recommendations to Knight Cancer Institute leadership. 

  • Abby Tibbs, J.D.: Associate Vice President of Government Relations, OHSU
  • Donald Shipley, M.S.: Cancer Control Programs
  • Gloria Coronado, Ph.D.: Mitch Greenlick Endowed Senior Investigator in Health Disparities Research, Center for Health Research
  • Kathleen Bradley: Program Facilitator, Active Care Physical Therapy
  • Lauren Olander: Regional Director- Central Oregon, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon & SW Washington
  • Robert Dannenhoffer, M.D.: Executive Director, Douglas Public Health Network
  • Sancy Leachman, M.D.: Chair, Department of Dermatology and director of the Melanoma Research Program, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
  • Susan Hedlund, L.C.S.W.: Manager, Patient and Family Services, OHSU

Contact us

For questions about Knight Cancer Institute Community Outreach and Engagement or the Community Partnership Program, please: 

  • Call 503-494-1617 and select option 6 for the Office of Community Relations and Outreach
  • Email

You may also sign up for the Community Partnership Program email list to receive notification of future funding cycles.