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Leadership

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Kent Thornburg, Ph.D.
Director
503-494-2382
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Bert Boyer, Ph.D.
Director, Alaska Native Health and Wellness Research Center
Bob and Charlee Moore Endowed Professor
503-494-3368
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Leslie Myatt, Ph.D., FRCOG
Associate Director for Pregnancy Complications
Bob and Charlee Moore Endowed Professor
503-418-2781
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Jonathan Q. Purnell, M.D.
Associate Director for Obesity and Diabetes
503-494-1056
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Diane Stadler, Ph.D., R.D.N., L.D.
Associate Director for Nutrition
503-494-0168
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Tessa Roseboom, Ph.D.
Senior International Fellow
Professor of Early Development and Health at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Medicine.

Staff

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Bernadette Battilega
Executive Specialist

Karen Bishop, M.P.H.
Communications Specialist

Liana Haywood, M.P.H.
Communications and Outreach Manager

Scarlett Hopkins, R.N., M.A.
Director, Alaska Native Research

Susan McGinn
Accountant

Lisa Rhuman 
Director of Operations

Kim Rogers 
Administrative Assistant

Steering Committee

Susan Bagby, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, OHSU School of Medicine

Irene Barhyte, C.P.A., C.T.P.
Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, OHSU School of Medicine

Janne Boone-Heinonen, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Bert Boyer, Ph.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; 
Director, Alaska Native health and Wellness Research Center, Moore Institute.

Aaron Caughey, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, OHSU School of Medicine;
Associate Dean, Women's Health Research and Policy, Office of the Dean, OHSU School of Medicine.

Sergio Fazio, M.D.
The William and Sonja Connor Chair of Preventive Cardiology; 
Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology, Knight Cardiovascular Institute, OHSU;
Professor of Medicine and Physiology & Pharmacology.

Julia Goodman, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Liana Haywood, M.P.H.
Communications Manager, Moore Institute

Mary Heinricher, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Basic Research, Office of the Dean, OHSU School of Medicine;
Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine; 

Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience.

Lynne Messer, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Dee Miller, B.S.
Director of Finance, OHSU School of Medicine

Leslie Myatt, Ph.D., F.R.C.O.G.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, OHSU School of Medicine;
Director of Perinatal Research, Obstetrics and Gynecology, OHSU School of Medicine;
Associate Director of Pregnancy Complications, Moore Institute. 

Hector Olvera Alvarez, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor, OHSU School of Nursing;
Senior Associate Dean for Research, OHSU School of Nursing.

Jonathan Q. Purnell, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, OHSU School of Medicine; 
Associate Director of Obesity and Diabetes, Moore Institute.  

Lisa Rhuman
Director of Operations, Moore Institute and Center for Developmental Health, OHSU School of Medicine. 

David Robinson, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, OHSU School of Medicine;
Professor of Ophthalmology, OHSU School of Medicine;
Executive Vice Provost, OHSU.

Joanne Rogovoy
Director, Maternal-Child Health & Government Affairs, Oregon March of Dimes  

Robert Schelonka, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, OHSU School of Medicine

Lori Sobelson
Community member

Diane Stadler, Ph.D., R.D.N., L.D.
Director, Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition & Dietetic Internship; 
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Health Promotion & Sports Medicine; 
Associate Director, Moore Institute; 
OHSU SE Global, Director of Program Development, Clinical Nutrition Training Program, Vientiane, Lao PDR.

Kent Thornburg, Ph.D.
M. Lowell Edwards Chair;
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, OHSU School of Medicine;
Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, OHSU School of Medicine;
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, OHSU School of Medicine;
Director, Center for Developmental Health, OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute.

Lawrence Wallack, Dr. PH
Emeritus Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health