Emergency Medicine Alumni

Helen Adams, M.D.
Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

Hobbies & Interests: Outdoor enthusiast, self-taught baker, likes traveling, horseback riding, , hiking, downhill skiing, fishing, and yoga.

Katy Applin, M.D.
Medical School: Wake Forest, Winston-Salem, NC
Undergraduate: Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Hobbies & Interests: Likes competitive cycling, ice hockey, reading, hiking and camping.

Brittany Arnold, M.D.
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: University of Portland, Portland, OR

Nick Boespflug, M.D.
Medical School: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Undergraduate: Seattle University, Seattle, WA

Hobbies & Interests: Likes spending time with family and adventure racing, trail running, skiing, backpacking, camping, bicycling/cyclocross racing, and traveling.

Joaquin Espinoza, M.D.
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, PA
Undergraduate: Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Hobbies & Interests: Likes flying, classical guitar, music of all genres, and cooking diverse cuisine.

Val Griffeth, M.D.
Medical School: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Graduate: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Undergraduate: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Hobbies & Interests: Likes rugby, sailing, running, road biking, rock climbing, hiking, weight lifting, and board games.

Tom Nelson, M.D.
Medical School: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Hobbies & Interests: Likes running and the outdoors and intramural basketball

Allison Palmer, M.D.
Medical School: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Undergraduate: Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
Hobbies & Interests: Likes cooking, rafting, skiing, reading, gardening and hiking.

Alex Skog, M.D.
Medical School: University of Maryland, Baltimore, M.D.
Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Hobbies & Interests: Likes soccer, surf casting, furniture building and woodworking, and scuba diving.

John Turner, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Willamette University, Salem, OR, Portland State University, Portland, OR
Hobbies & Interests: Policy and advocacy, hiking, rafting, skiing, biking and exploring the Pacific Northwest

Mark Wilkison, M.D.
Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Hobbies & Interests: Avid outdoor athlete. I enjoy climbing, backpacking, kayaking, and my newest endeavor, packrafting. I love to travel. While at home, I enjoy cooking and spending time with friends and family.

Shannon Appy, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with family and friends, reading novels, practicing yoga and spending time outdoors.
 

Erin Baldwin, M.D.
Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate: UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

Hobbies & Interests: Soccer, running, hiking, camping, baking, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Brian Bao, M.D.
Medical School: Brown University, Providence, RI
Graduate: Brown University, Providence, RI
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Hobbies & Interests: Meditation retreats, exercise physiology and nutrition, crossfit, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and international travel.

Austen Brown, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Reed College, Portland, OR

Hobbies & Interests: Running, motorcycle mechanics and touring, rock climbing, snowboarding, surfing, coffee roasting and chess.

Rebecca Duby, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: George Fox University, Newberg, OR

Hobbies & Interests: Running, hiking, camping, backpacking, snowboarding, mountain biking, playing the piano, gardening, traveling and photography.

Adam Laytin, M.D.
Previous Residency: Surgery, UCSF, San Francisco, CA
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduate: MPH, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Undergraduate: Brown University, Providence, RI

Hobbies & Interests: Travel, hiking, scuba diving, playing music

Shannon Lee, M.D.
Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with family and friends, soccer, hiking, photography, and travel.

Dylan Morris, M.D.
Medical School: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Undergraduate: Bates College, Lewiston, MA

Hobbies & Interests: Bicycling, cooking, and traveling.

Kasey Rowe, M.D.
Medical School: UC Davis, Davis, CA
Undergraduate: MIT, Cambridge, MA

Hobbies & Interests: Hiking, camping, rock climbing, running, volleyball, softball and playing with her dog.

Michaela Sakumura, M.D.
Medical School: University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS
Undergraduate: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Hobbies & Interests: Sports, outdoor activities, playing with her dog, music, cooking and traveling.

Inna Shniter, M.D.
Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Hobbies & Interests: Fitness and weightlifting, hot yoga, hiking, travel, cooking, singing, and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Mark Dammann, M.D.
Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Hobbies & Interests: Motocross, woodworking, construction, SCUBA diving, travel, surfing, gardening, rock climbing, running and cycling.

Kavita Gandhi, M.D.
Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy being outdoors specifically hiking, camping, and backpacking. I love visiting national parks and hope to someday visit all the major parks in the United States. I also enjoy scuba diving, but am still a novice diver. I enjoy reading and writing poetry.

Casey Green, M.D.
Medical School: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Undergraduate: Psychology, Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA

Hobbies & Interests: Bible study, weight lifting, hiking, running, rock climbing, skydiving, auto repair, welding, soccer, and family activities.

Jay Loera, M.D.
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

Hobbies & Interests: Spending time outdoors, hiking, biking, snowboarding, traveling, reading non-fiction, and spending time with family and friends.

William Loker, M.D.
Internship: EM, George Washington University, Washington DC
Medical School: George Washington University, Washington DC
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Hobbies & Interests: Professional interests include technology in medicine and bioinformatics. Outside of medicine, he enjoys brewing beer, tubing down rivers, reading and spending time with friends and family.

Beck Longstreet, M.D.
Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Hobbies & Interests: Guitar, music, recording, boatbuilding/carpentry, snowboarding, running and hiking.

Ran Ran, M.D.
Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Hobbies & Interests: Swimming, dancing, art, website design, cooking and archery.

Tracy Rushing, M.D.
Medical School: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Graduate: OHSU Pediatrics, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: University of Virginia, VA
Hobbies & Interests: Figure skating, running, reading, being outdoors, going abroad, animal welfare and Broadway musicals.

Stacy Valenzuela, M.D.
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Hobbies & Interests: Salsa and latin dance, traveling, hiking and yoga.

Diane West, M.D.
Medical School: George Washington University, Washington, DC
Undergraduate: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Hobbies & Interests: Camping, hiking, cooking, book club, spending time with husband and kids, volleyball.

Ashley Zielinski, M.D.
Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Undergraduate: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with husband and son, hiking, amateur photography, arts & crafts, gardening and yoga.

George Apostolopoulos, M.D.
Medical School: New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Undergraduate: The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
Hobbies & Interests: Road cycling, triathlons, mountain biking, photography, hiking

Colby Austin, M.D.
Medical/Graduate School: Penn State University, Hershey, PA
Undergraduate: University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

Outside Interests: The Last Few Steps to the Summit, Skiing, Ouch, Kayaking & Rafting, Campfires, Mountain Biking, Fresh Air, Fly-fishing, Barbecues & IPAs.

Aaron Case, M.D.
Medical School: USC, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate: Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

Outside Interests: Playing rock and roll, film photography, skiing, cycling, backpacking

Anna Cedar, M.D.
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Outside Interests: Capoeira, roaming around the wild parts of the Pacific Northwest, fly fishing, growing vegetables, reading travelogues and history

Miranda Devine, M.D.
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with my son and husband, being outdoors, hiking, playing any sport, swimming, waterskiing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, triathlons, Hood to Coast Relay

Tom Johnson, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical/Graduate School: Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Undergraduate: University of Portland, Portland, OR

Outside Interests: Outdoors stuff (hiking, fishing), building things out of wood, making sausage and smoking meat, building a fort with my son, sitting in my backyard by a fire with my wife

Justin Meunier, M.D.
Medical School: Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA
Undergraduate: University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

Hobbies & Interests: Fishing, hunting, guitar, snowboarding, traveling, camping, cooking.

Anna Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical/Graduate School: University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Undergraduate: Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Outside Interests: Food and beer - ahh, Portland is glorious; of course, the requisite cycling, hiking, climbing, snowboarding and (now that I live on an awesome river) stand-up paddling; yoga and gardening

Matt Noble, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Graduate: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Undergraduate: Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

Hobbies & Interests: Bicycling, building and maintenance, soccer, camping, hiking, snowshoeing, kayaking, international travel, cooking, spending time with wife and dog.

Hale Season, M.D.
Medical School: Yale University, New Haven, CT
Undergraduate: Yale University, New Haven, CT

Hobbies & Interests: Avid skier, a cappella singing, reading, softball, rock climbing, hiking, camping, kayaking.

Daniel Stein, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical/Graduate School: University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Undergraduate: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Outside Interests: Riding bikes, playing guitar, playing in rivers, potlucking, fishing, skiing, baking breads, and...I have to admit it...Catan.

Ryan Benson, M.D.
Medical School: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, Rexburg, ID

Outside Interests: Skiing, hiking, climbing (all hard to do in Nebraska!). I love to work on my cars as well.

Antonio Bueso, M.D.
Medical School: Boston University, Boston, MA
Undergraduate: University of Texas, El Paso, TX

Outside Interests: Endurance Sports, Snowboarding, Hiking, Travel, Food, Gardening, Small Construction Projects

John Conroy, M.D.
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Graduate: University of Portland, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Outside Interests: Family, home projects

Leesa Echols, M.D.
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: Washington State University, Vancouver, WA

Outside Interests: Writing short stories/essays. Photography (nature scenes, anything with mountains and/or water). Piano: classical and choir. Walking and jogging. Kayaking. Baking. Hanging out with my family.

Whitney Gum, M.D.
Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Outside Interests: Hikes that do not have the possibility of getting me killed, fishing, running-slowly cooking and subsequently eating, college football, 80s music and enjoying all of the above with my family, friends and dog.

Drew Lewis, M.D.
Medical School: University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SD
Undergraduate: University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Outside Interests: Mountain biking, hiking, skiing, international travel and photography

Marta Lewis, M.D.
Medical School: University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SD
Undergraduate: Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA

Outside Interests: Hiking, running, mountain biking, soccer, swimming, skiing, scuba diving (basically I love being outside!), traveling, and quality time with family and friends

Michael Martinez, M.D.
Medical School: George Washington University, Washington, DC.
Undergraduate: Syracuse University, NY

Outside Interests: Photography, learning to swing trade options and running. But fleeting interests have varied from writing calligraphy to computer programming.

Jason Oost, M.D.
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: Willamette University, Salem, OR

Outside Interests: sculpting, painting, running, basketball, hiking, going to the beach!, water sports, snow sports, home-brewing

Bill Smith, M.D.
Medical School: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Undergraduate: Hope College, Holland, MI

Outside Interests: Basketball, golf, tennis, hiking, camping, fishing, movies and trying the local microbreweries. I plan on taking up mountain biking and whitewater kayaking as soon as I move to the beautiful state of Oregon!

Tam Vuong, M.D.
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Outside Interests: Camping, fishing, watching action and comedy movies, repairing/upgrading computers, and playing tennis or pool.

Andy Barnett, M.D.
Medical School: Duke University
Undergraduate: Harvard University

Outside Interests: Hiking, jogging, chess, guitar, wild food foraging, gardening

Dylan Dean, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical School: Brown University
Undergraduate: Brown University

Michael Herndon, D.O.
Medical School: Touro University
Undergraduate: Oregon State University

Outside Interests: Fly fishing, photography, surfing, skiing, spending time with my family

Daniel Hubbard, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: Macalester College
 

Kevin Jones, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: Stanford University

Outside Interests: Anything outdoors - skiing, hiking, whitewater kayaking

Josh Kornegay, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: Angelo State University

Outside Interests: #1 My Family, #2 Rock Climbing

Jenny Page, M.D.
Medical School: University of Manchester
Undergraduate: University of Andrews

Outside Interests: Hiking, snowboarding, sailing, photography, natural history

Josh Russell, M.D., M.S.
Medical School: University of Michigan
Graduate: University of MichiganUndergraduate: Hope College
Outside Interests: Being outside, trivia, trying to grow food, mind-body practices

Jeremy Tesar, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: University of Oregon

Outside Interests: whitewater kayaking, skiing, hiking, lacrosse, anything and everything outdoors

Sophie Weirich, M.D.
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate: Harvard College

Outside Interests: triathlons, skiing, working out, reading, attempting to cook, going out to eat

Alia Breon, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: University of Washington

Outside Interests: traveling, running on the trails near my house, skiing, cuddling my baby

Chris Burke, M.D.
Medical School: University of Sydney
Undergraduate: Pacific University

Outside Interests: Pretty much anything outside, and capturing it on helmet cam...

Joseph Campbell, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical School: OHSUGraduate: Oregon State University
Undergraduate: University of Puget Sound

Outside Interests: cycling, soccer, family

Ann Cooley, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: Portland State University

Outside Interests: I love the outdoors including hiking and backpacking. I ride horses several times a week. I'll travel anywhere. I also sew, knit, make jewelry and hang out at home with my husband and our two dogs.

Cindy Horak, M.D.
Medical School: Northeastern Ohio Universities
Undergraduate: Kent State University

Outside Interests: hiking, travelling, bouldering, wine tasting/collecting

Maria Nelson, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame

Outside Interests: running, climbing, family time

Mark VanTighem, M.D.
Medical School: University of Washington
Undergraduate: Montana State University

Brady Wagner, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: University of Utah

Ryanne Walther, M.D.
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Undergraduate: University of Nevada

Outside Interests: Soccer, ranching, hiking, biking

Crystal Weis, M.D.
Medical School: University of Wisconsin
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Outside Interests: Hiking, Running, anything outdoors, crafting

Rachel Bengtzen, M.D.
Medical School: Emory University
Undergraduate: Harvard University

Outside Interests: soccer, cooking, violin

Tiffany Gromlich, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: University of Oregon

Outside Interests: Running, Half-marathons and marathons, Yoga, Ocean Kayaking

Suzanne Larson, M.D.
Medical School: University of Nevada
Undergraduate: Connecticut College (BA) George Washington University (BS)
Outside Interests: tennis, hiking, animals, travel, languages

Nikolas Loera, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: Gonzaga University

Outside Interests: Hiking, Snowboarding, Golfing, Wakeboarding

Amanda Munk, M.D.
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Undergraduate: Wheaton College

Outside Interests: backpacking, mystery novels, scuba diving

Yoko Nakamura, M.D.
Medical School: Ryukyu Daigaku Igakubu Yoko was the first emergency medicine residency graduate in Japan.

Erik Poyourow, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: Oberlin College

Outside Interests: Hiking, cycling, vegan cooking, my dogs

Robert Sapp, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical School: University of North Carolina
Graduate: University of North Carolina
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina

Outside Interests: Travelling, Hiking, Snowboarding, Sports, Guitar, Cooking

Erin Schneider, M.D.
Medical School: OHSU
Undergraduate: University of Oregon

Emily Weber, M.D., M.A.
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Graduate: Stony Brook University
Undergraduate: Binghampton University

Outside Interests: mineralogy, physical anthropology, guitar playing (very poorly), movie-going, travelling, Going to happy hour

Danielle Ward, M.D., M.S.
Medical School: University of Vermont
Undergraduate: Drexel University College of Medicine
Undergraduate: Boston University

Outside Interests: reading, hiking, good food and wine

Andrea Boehland, M.D.
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University
Undergraduate: Oberlin College

Matthew Hansen, M.D.
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Undergraduate: Brigham Young University

Emily Johnston, M.D.
Medical School: University of Washington
Undergraduate: Middlebury College

Sarah Jump, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical School: Mayo Medical School
Graduate: UC Berkeley
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara

Carley Maak, M.D.
Medical School: UC San Francisco
Undergraduate: Stanford University

Andrew Nelson, M.D.
Medical School: University of Washington
Undergraduate: University of Puget Sound

David Richter, D.O.
Medical School: University of Medicine/Dentistry New Jersey
Undergraduate: University of Colorado

Taketo Watase, M.D.
Medical School: Nagoya University, Japan

Jeremiah Yerton, M.D.
Medical School: University of KansasUndergraduate: University of Kansas

Class 2009 and older, please email emresidency@ohsu.edeu