Dr. Alan Hunter

Alan Hunter, MD

Alan J. Hunter, MD, FACP
Associate Program Director
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine, OHSU




BA - Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1982
MD - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 1991


Internship - Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 1992
Internal Medicine - Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1994
Chief Resident - Internal Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1995

Research Interests

  • Residency Education
  • Student Education
  • Mentorship/Faculty Development
  • Medical History

Clinical Interests

  • Hospital based medicine
  • Infectious disease
  • Bedside clinical exam


Dr. Hunter is currently an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at OHSU and is responsible for building, measuring and expanding the residency's scholarly resources, mentoring relationships and productivity.  In this role he is responsible for increasing the Residency Program's contributions to clinical, systems, and research scholarship.  Dr. Hunter is also the program liaison to the University MICU rotation, and responsible for oversight of the overall clinical and curricular experiences offered to the medicine residents.

Publications and Scholarly Activities

  1. Prins RC, Gladwin M, Brod LS, Bhardwaj A, Hunter AJ. "Chance Favors the Prepared Mind" J Hosp Med. Accepted Jul 30, 2012.
  2. Miyashita J, Shimada T, Hunter A, Kamiya T. The impact of hyponatremia and the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis in elderly patients with aspiration pneumonia: a retrospective study.  J Hosp Med. Apr 2, 2012. doi: 10.1002/jhm.1936. (Epub ahead of print)
  3. Halvorson SAC, Ricker, M, Barker A, Sukumar M, Harrison, R, Patton P, Hunter A.  'Thoracic endometriosis unmasked by ovarian hyperstimulation for in vitro fertilization'.  J Gen Intern Med 2012;27(5):603–7.

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