Our Team


Andrew Watson, Senior Director, OHSU Technology Transfer

Andrew Watson, Ph.D., C.L.P.
Senior Director, Technology Transfer

Technology development and licensing

Travis Cook, Associate Director of Technology Development and licensing

Travis Cook, M.S., M.B.A., C.L.P.
Associate Director, Technology Development and Licensing

Anne Carlson Technology Development Manager

Anne Carlson, Ph.D.
Technology Development Manager

Michele Gunness, Senior Technology Development Manager

Michele Gunness, Ph.D., C.L.P.
Senior Technology Development Manager

Arvin Paranjpe, Senior Technology Development Manager

Arvin Paranjpe, J.D., M.S.
Senior Technology Development Manager

Trina Voss, Technology Development Manager

Trina Voss
Technology Development Manager

Industry and academic collaborations

Ruth Epling, Senior Agreements Manager

Ruth Epling
Agreements Manager

Sri Balakrishnan, Senior Agreements Officer

Sri Kripa Balakrishnan, Ph.D.
Senior Agreements Officer

Darcie Babcock, Agreements Officer

Darcie Babcock, M.S. 
Agreements Officer

Joseph Hill, Agreements Officer

Joseph Hill, J.D.
Agreements Officer

James Lagowski, Agreements Officer

James Lagowski, M.S.
Agreements Officer

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Ronn Leon, Ph.D.
Agreements Officer


Karen Boren, Technology Collaboration Manager

Karen Boren
Technology Collaboration Manager

Nicole Garrison, Operations Manager

Nicole Garrison, M.B.A.
Operations Manager

Justin Isla, Administrative Assistant

Justin Isla
Administrative Assistant

Yana Kostromitina, Financial Analyst II

Yana Kostromitina
Financial Analyst II

Margaret Kubat, Executive Assistant

Margaret Kubat
Executive Assistant


Senior Patent Manager

Steven Eck, J.D.
Senior Patent Manager

Michael Roberts, Technical Specialist

Michael Roberts, Ph.D.
Technical Specialist

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Brandy Burtis
Patent Docketing and Records Specialist