Advisory Committee

The Research Diversity Advisory Committee supports OFDIR by advising on and overseeing changes to the program as well as reviewing applications from prospective Fellows. Our committee members come from various departments throughout OHSU and are an invaluable source of support to the program.

Nicole Bowles

Nicole Bowles, Ph.D. is a Research Assistant Professor in the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences. She provides guidance to the advisory committee on matters related to supporting diversity and inclusion initiatives. 

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Robert Hermosillo, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Behavioral Neuroscience. He investigates genetic contributions to the development of neural networks using machine learning algorithms and develops state-of-the-art neuroimaging methods to investigate the contributions of genetic and environmental factors to human neural network formation in pediatric populations.

Elinor Sullivan HS

Elinor Sullivan, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and in the Division of Neuroscience at Oregon National Primate Research Center. Dr. Sullivan is actively involved in training future scientists and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of the scientific workforce and providing a supportive scientific research environment.

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Matthew Butler, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences. He has a broad interest in how biological clocks are synchronized in organisms, and how these affect physiology and behavior.