Community Partnership Program Leadership and Staff

Contact Us

For questions about the Community Partnership Program, please email KnightCancerCRO@ohsu.edu or call 503-418-8077, and the most relevant team member will contact you.

  • For questions related to project programming, grant terms, no-cost extensions, final project reports, using the grant management portal or updating project contacts in our system, a Community Partnership Program (CPP) member of staff will be in touch. 
  • For questions on how best to collect data and/or analyze results, a member of the project evaluation team will contact you.

Sign up for Community Partnership Program emails to receive funding and training opportunities (below 'Stay in Touch', bottom right).

Co-Directors

Staff

Evaluation Support

Steering Committee

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

  • Andrea Lara, M.D., M.P.H.: Provider Outreach & Engagement Strategist, Oregon Health Authority
  • Cara Lutze, M.D., M.B.A: Primary Care Physician, Legacy Medical Group
  • Jen Olson, M.S., M.A.: Chronic Disease Program Manager, Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, Inc.
  • Kyle Pfaffenbach, Ph.D.: Associate Professor, Eastern Oregon University
  • Michael Klein, M.S.W.: Mental Health Therapist, La Clinica School Based Health Center
  • Patricia Selinger, M.P.H.: Retired; Breast and Cervical Cancer Program Health Educator and Manager, Oregon Health Authority
  • Samantha Watson, M.S.: Community Health Manager, Jackson Care Connect
  • Taylor Smith, M.B.A.: Disability Services Coordinator, Eastern Oregon University

We Welcome Feedback

How helpful do you find our application resources such as webinars and email/telephone assistance? Please email knightcancercro@ohsu.edu with your thoughts on what was particularly helpful and/or what could be improved, or leave a voice mail at 503-418-8077.