ORCCAMIND Faculty, Fellows, Staff

Faculty, Staff, Current & Past T32 trainees

Director, ORCCAMIND; Professor of Neurology and Behavioral Neuroscience

Barry Oken, M.D.

Grant Administrator

Andy Fish

Research assistants

Tab Memmott

Dan Klee

Current postdoctoral fellows

Dana Dharmakaya Colgan, Ph.D. (September 2017, OHSU)
Mentor: Barry Oken, M.D., Ph.D.
Project title: Mindfulness-Based Resilience for High Stress Populations

Bryan Loy, Ph.D. (July 2015, OHSU)
Mentors: Fay Horak, Ph.D.; Brett Fling, Ph.D.; Rebecca Spain, Ph.D.
Project title: Effects of Lipoic Acid Supplementation on Gait and Balance in People with Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Andrea Pfalzgraf, Ph.D. (September 2017, OHSU)
Mentors: Kim Jones, RNC, Ph.D., FNP, FAAN; Barry Oken, M.D., Ph.D.
Project Title: Ayurvedic treatment for fibromyalgia

Nicholas Thomas, Ph.D. (July 2017, OSU)
Mentors: Tory Hagen, Ph.D.; Joe Beckman Ph.D.
Project title: Complimentary/Integrative Medicines Given as Chemoprotectants Over the Lifespan

Kirsten Wright, N.D. (October 2016, OHSU)
Mentors: Amala Soumyanath, Ph.D.; Joe Quinn, M.D.
Project title: Cognitive Effects of Centella asiatica

Previous trainees

Thimmappa Anekonda, Ph.D. (2009, OHSU) Current position: left science & academia

Rachel Atchley, Ph.D., M.C.R. (2014-2017, OHSU) Current position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, College of Social Work, University of Utah

Anna Barsukova-Bell, Ph.D. (2011-2013, OHSU) Current position: Instructor, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Gene Bowman, N.D., M.P.H. (2005-2008, OHSU) Current position: Head of Nutrition and Brain Health, Nestl&#é;-Todd, Ph.D. (2010-2013, Carim) Current position: Affiliate Assistant Professor, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Irina Chamine (formerly Fonareva), Ph.D. (2008-2012, Predoc 2014-2017, Postdoc, OHSU) 

Rajal Cohen, Ph.D. (2010-2011, OHSU) Current position: Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychology and Communication Studies, University of Idaho

Alexandra Dimitrova, M.D., M.A. (2012-2014, OHSU), Current position: Assistant Professor, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Tracy Edinger OHSU, N.D. (2007-2009, OHSU) Current position: Senior Research Associate, Dept of Medical OHSU, Informatics

Jonathan Elliott, Ph.D. (2016-2017, OHSU) Current position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Mary Fry, N.D. (2007-2008, OHSU) Current position: Instructor, OHSU & private practice

Nora Gray, Ph.D. (2012-2014, NCNM) Current position: Senior Research Associate, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Sarah Hourston, N.D., M.S. (2014-2016, OHSU) Current position: postdoctoral fellow at OHSU

Jeanette Johnstone, Ph.D. (2014-2017, OHSU) Current position: Instructor, Dept of Psychiatry, OHSU

Karen Kaufman, Ph.D. (2007-2008, OHSU) Current position: private practice

Dove Keith, Ph.D. (2009-2012, OSU) Current position: Research Associate, OSU Linus Institute, Pauling

LeeCole Legette, Ph.D. (2013-2014, OSU) Current position: Senior Research Nutritionist, OSU Pharmavite

Andrew McCollough Ph.D., LLC (2011-2012, OHSU) Current position: Computer Programmer/Developer, OHSU

Scott Mist, P.h.D., LAc (2009-2011, OHSU) Current position: Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, OHSU

Caroline Peterson, D.C., Ph.D. (2008-2010, OHSU) Current position: private practice, Instructor, OHSU College

Angela Senders, N.D., (September 2011-September 2012 and September 2013, MCR) Current position: Assistant Professor of Research, OHSU

Kate Peterson-Shay, Ph.D. (2006-2007, OSU) Current position: Research Associate, OSU Linus Pauling Institute

Jeffrey Proulx, Ph.D. (2015-2017, OHSU) Current position: Senior Research Associate, OHSU

Kristine Robinson, Ph.D. (2010-2011, OHSU) Current position: Chemistry Professor, Augusta State University

Anthony Smith, Ph.D. (2006-2007, OSU) Current position: Analytical Chemist, Herb OSU

John Sowell, Ph.D. (2005-2006, OSU) Current position: Staff Scientist, Greenwood Genetic Center

Kateri Spinelli, Ph.D. (2012-2014, OSU) Current position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept of Neurology, OHSU

Kari Trumbull, Ph.D. (2007-2010, OSU) Current position: private sector chemist

Helane, Wahbeh, N.D. (2006-2008, OHSU) Current position: Scientist, Institute of Noetic Sciences

Heather Wild, Ph.D. (2006-2008, OHSU) Current position: Investigator, Helfgott Research Institute