Hans VanDerSchaaf


Hans VanDerSchaaf, Ph.D., M.P.A.

Pronouns: he/him 

Hans VanDerSchaaf is inspired by work that harnesses innovation, human-centeredness and technology to create step changes in organizational performance and customer experiences.  

He feels incredibly honored to work at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon as a Digital Health Strategist, where he champions OHSU Health’s mission to make care available to Oregonians anywhere, anytime, by focusing on digital health technology innovations. 

Prior to joining OHSU, he led service and technology innovation work at Portland State University that focused on improving degree completion for first generation college studentsHe received a Ph.D. in Technology Management from the Engineering and Technology Management program at Portland State University, a Master of Public Administration from Portland State University, and a Bachelor of Science from Ithaca College. 

Outside of work, he enjoys exploring the wilds of the Pacific Northwest with his family, friends and dogs. 


MGT 532 Design Innovation