Helen N. Turner, D.N.P., P.C.N.S.

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Associate Professor, School of Nursing


Dr. Turner lectures extensively on the many facets of pediatric pain at local, regional, and national levels. On a daily basis she is teaching students and residents of medicine, nursing, physical therapy, and psychology.


  • B.S.N., 1980, Montana State University
  • M.S.N., 1990, University of California, San Francisco
  • D.N.P., 2009, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Fellowship:

    • OHSU Bioethics Fellowship
  • Certifications:

    • American Nurse Credentialing Center, Pain Management
    • American Nurse Credentialing Center, Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • American Society for Pain Management Nursing, Advanced Practice--Pain Management Nursing

Memberships and associations

  • American Pain Society
  • American Society for Pain Management Nursing
  • American Academy of Nursing


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