John C. MoorheadM.D., M.S.

  • Professor with tenure, Department of Emergency Medicine, professor with tenure, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine

Special focus on

  • Emergency Care
  • Emergency Medicine (Pediatric)

I see patients at


Dr. John Moorhead joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU in 1978. During his 30 plus years in the department he has held many positions including Director of the Emergency Medicine Residency program for 13 years and Chair of the department for 6 years. His special interests include administration, trauma services, medical education and health policy. In his free time he enjoys playing hockey and golf.


  • M.D., 1975, Queens University Medical School
  • Residency:

    • Emergency medicine-Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University
  • Fellowship:

    • American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1985


  • English