Sonja Likumahuwa-Ackman, MID, MPH

  • Research Program Manager, Family Medicine, School of Medicine


Sonja Likumahuwa-Ackman, MID, MPH, joined the Department of Family Medicine in 2011. She is the Research Program Manager for Dr. Jennifer DeVoe's OHSU research portfolio. She manages the DeVoe team staff and coordinates Dr. DeVoe's current and future grant projects. Sonja also is a lead for research strategic partnerships in the department and manages the Family Medicine Postdoctoral Research Fellowship program.

Sonja works closely with OCHIN ( and its research team on partnerships with the Department of Family Medicine grant portfolio, involving health policy, HIT, and social determinants of health. She founded the OCHIN Patient Engagement Panel. Sonja received a Master of Public Health (behavioral and community health sciences) and a Master of International Development (nonprofits and civil society) in 2008 from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include health policy, community health, global health and health and human rights. She is a reviewer for Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research, and Annals of Family Medicine.



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