Faculty and Staff
Charles R. Thomas, MD Jerry Jaboin, MD, PhD Aaron Grossberg, MD, PhD
In a joint appointment with the Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center and the Brenden-Colson Center for Pancreatic Care, Dr. Grossberg studies the interaction between cancer and metabolism in an effort to identify ways to diagnose cancers sooner and improve the quality of life of cancer patients. Learn More
Arthur Hung, MD John Holland, MD
His research and clinical interests include head & neck and thoracic malignancies, focusing on the morbidities of radiation therapy (+/- chemotherapy) with hopes of reducing future side effects. Learn More
Joshua Walker, MD, PHD Nima Nabavizadeh, MD
He specializes in caring for people with lymphoma and gastrointestinal cancers, but also has experience treating a wide variety of cancers with radiation therapy. Learn More
Reid F. Thompson, MD, PhD
His research interests include immunotherapy, genomics, clinical data science, precision medicine, and artificial intelligence in medical imaging. Learn More
Sahar Rosenbaum, MD Shushan Rana MD
He is a clinician scientist with a focus on non-coding RNAs in vascular-mediated tumor immune regulation. Learn More
Timur Mitin, MD, PhD
His research and clinical interests are in the treatment of genitourinary malignancies, especially bladder preservation therapy for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Learn More
James Tanyi, PhD
His research interests include studying the utility of diffusion-weighted MRI in predicting therapeutic effecacy in head & neck cancers. Learn More
Christopher Aguilera, M.S. Genevieve Wu, PhD Junan Zhang, PhD Kyle Gallagher, PhD
His research interests include advanced radiation therapy techniques that reduce the risk of late effects in pediatric patients, radiotherapy in low- and middle-income countries, and dosimetry of therapeutic and stray radiation. Learn More
Malcolm Heard, PhD Monica Kishore, MS Raghavendiran Boopathy, PhD, DABR Richard Crilly, PhD Stephanie Junell, PhD Susha Pillai, M.Sc, DABR
- Andrew Trister, MD, PhD
- Archie Bleyer, MD
- Jeremy Ciporen, MD
- Christopher Slatore, MD
- Conroy Sun, PhD
- Clifton David Fuller, MD, PhD, BSc
- David Hamby, PhD
- Deniz Erdogmus, PhD
- Erik Fromme, MD
- Hong-Ming Hu, PhD
- Jacob Raber, PhD
- Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer, PhD
- Jeffrey Robinson, PhD
- Jose Reyes, PhD
- Joe W. Gray, PhD
- Kathryn Higley, PhD
- Mark Garzotto, MD (publications)
- Martin Colman, MD
- Michael Gough, PhD
- Patrick Gagnon, MD
- Ralf Widenhorn, PhD
- Reid F. Thompson, MD, PhD
- Samuel J. Wang, MD, PhD
- Sherwood "Woody" McClelland, III, MD
- Sophia Bornstein, MD, PhD
- Stuart Helfand, DVM
- Sudarshn "Sud" Anand, PhD
- Tania Vu, PhD
- Todd Palmer, PhD
- William F. Morgan, Ph.D., D.Sc.
- Xubo Song, PhD
- Yiyi Chen, PhD
Joshuah Cobbs, MS Bridgett Sparkman Dorothy Ryan, MHSA Marita Keppel
Christie Binder, MD, PhD
Dr. Binder is a chief resident in the Radiation Medicine Department. She received her medical and doctorate degrees in genetics at Tufts University. Dr. Binder is currently investigating biomarkers in urine that would help detect hepatocellular carcinoma at an early stage. She enjoys anything that gets her outside, particularly skiing, hiking, volleyball, and gardening. She loves snow and chocolate.
Her research interests include uveal melanomas, sarcomas, and hepatocellular carcinoma biomarkers.
Simon A. Brown, MD
Dr. Brown is a chief resident in the Radiation Medicine Department. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his internship year in surgery at OHSU. Dr. Brown is currently investigating ways to reduce skin toxicity in patients.
His research interests include non-malignant disorders, clinical research, quality management, health disparities.
Blair Murphy, MD
Dr. Murphy is a PGY-4 resident in the Radiation Medicine Department. She received her medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed her internship year in internal medicine at Saint Joseph Hospital. She has studied abroad in Mexico, India, and Nepal and spent a summer doing research in Honduras. She is enjoying her time outside of the hospital doing activities such as camping, skiing, climbing, and kayaking.
She is specifically interested in pursuing a career in pediatric radiation oncology.
Garth Tormoen, MD, PhD
Dr. Tormoen is a resident in the Radiation Medicine Department. He received his medical and doctorate degrees from OHSU and holds a bachelor’s in engineering from Michigan Technological University. He completed his internship year at Providence Portland Medical Center. Dr. Tormoen joined the Radiation Oncology residency program in 2016, and started the B. Leonard Holman Research Pathway in 2017.
His research interests involve understanding the interactions between blood coagulation, anticoagulants and tumor biology with special focus on how these influence the response to radiotherapy.
Aasheesh Kanwar, MD
Dr. Kanwar is a PGY-2 resident in the Radiation Medicine Department. He received a medical degree from Texas Tech University Science Center of Medicine and completed his internship year in internal medicine at St. Mary’s Medical Center.
Christopher Deig, M.D
Dr. Deig is a PGY-2 resident in the Radiation Medicine Department. He received a medical degree from Indiana University and completed his internship year at the Colorado Health Foundation. He is originally from southern Indiana and played baseball at Wabash College. He enjoys exploring the outdoors with his wife and daughter, skiing, as well as capturing landscape photographs.*PGY - postgraduate year
Ross Brody, PhD
Dr. Brody is a second year medical physics resident. He will complete his residency at OHSU in 2019. Ross received his doctorate in physics from the University of Maine and bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University. He is an Oregon native hailing from the rural Willamette Valley and enjoys forests, mountains, and wild berries.
Tyler Roberts, MS
Mr. Roberts is a first year medical physics resident. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and his master’s degree from OHSU. He spends his free time cooking, running, and listening to too many podcasts.
Tara J. Foley, MPAS, PA-C
Tara is a board certified physician assistant. She received a graduate degree in Physician Assistant Studies from OHSU and a bachelor's degree in community health education for Ithaca college. She took a break from working in the healthcare industry to attend The French Culinary Institute in New York City and worked as a line cook at a Michelin star restaurant in Brooklyn. Outside of work Tara enjoys cycling, hiking, gardening, spending time with her family and of course, cooking.
Tara currently holds certifications from Advanced Practitioner
Society for Hematology and Oncology, American Academy of Physician Assistants, American
Society for Radiation Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology,
Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology, and National Commission on the
Certification of Physician Assistants.
Peter Bennett, LCSW
Peter is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and has oncology social work certification (OSW-C). He received a master's degree in Social Work from Portland State University and holds bachelor's degree degrees in history and French from the University of Michigan. He aims to help people in cancer treatment with a range of assistance, from practical support to counseling and referrals to local support resources. Peter enjoys spending time with his family and in exploring the beauty of the natural world.
Susan Hedlund, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Susan is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and certified oncology social work. She received master's degree in social work from Portland State University and a bachelor's degree from University of California. Susan has been an oncology social worker for over 30 years and specializes in the development and provision of psychosocial support services for people with cancer and their loved ones. She currently supervises adult oncology social workers at OHSU and coordinate wellness offerings of yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction, exercise, massage, and retreats for people with cancer.
Katherine Bagwell, RD, LD
Katherine is a registered and licensed dietitian. She works with
patients who have breast, lung, sarcoma, blood cancer, melanomas, brain tumors,
and head and neck cancers. Learn More
Angie Rademacher, ND, LAc, RN
Angie is a naturopathic doctor. She holds a doctorate in naturopathic medicine, a master's degree in oriental medicine, and a bachelor's degree of nursing.
George is a medical assistant and paramedic. He is originally from El Paso, Texas. In his free time, he enjoys grilling, playing the guitar, favorite sport watching baseball (go Dodgers!).
- Patient Access Specialists
Feather is a patient access specialist (PAS). She received an associate's degree in criminal justice from the University of Phoenix. She is from Washington State, been with the Radiation Medicine for 17 years. Her enjoys spending time with family, watching her son play baseball and traveling.
Megan is a patient access specialist (PAS). She graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Human Development and Family Sciences. Megan is originally from California and enjoys spending time with family, photography, and traveling.
Mona is a patient access specialist (PAS). She is also a board certified medical assistant, working in the medical industry for over 23 years. Her hobbies include spending time with family, going to 80's concerts, donating home made things, and love working for what she loves best, patient care.
Barbara Agrimson CMD, RT (R)(T) Debra Monaco CMD, RT (R)(T) Lori Willette CMD, BSRT (R)(T) Steve Rhodes, BS RT(T),CMD
Paul Cooper, Phys, CMD
Alexis Graf, BSN Amy Budwill, BSN Angel Franklin, BSN Litti K. Bledsoe, BSN Maggie Rising, RN, JD, PhD Michelle Wade, RN, BSN, OCN Swastika “Tika” Weigel, BSN
Jennifer Lockhart, RN
Jennifer is a registered nurse and an oncology certified nurse. She is based at the Beaverton Cancer Clinic. She joined Radiation Medicine in 2007. Jennifer is an active member in ONS Mt Hood Chapter, American Society for Radiation Oncology, and an active participant in unit-based nursing practice committee. During her time off she enjoys taking care of her family, cooking, and outdoor activities.
- Radiation Therapists
Andrea Dupuis Bonnie Luedloff Elsbeth Allanketner Janet Garrett Jennifer McLaughlin Jillian Bacon Joanne Reasoner Julia Ryan Karlee Betts Linette Chapman Morgan Oishi Ramon Sison Rebecca Botaitis Robert Breckenridge Shawn Molden Slavik Gerega
Barbara Kroon Hilary Dekker Linea O'Brien
Amanda is a radiation therapist at Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center. She received a bachelor’s degrees in Health Science and Community Health & Minor in Business from Portland State University and Radiation Therapy from OHSU.
Anton is chief radiation therapist and manager at Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center. He received a bachelor’s degree in Radiation Therapy from OHSU.
Estel Hayes, III
Estel is a radiation therapist at Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center.