Oregon POLST Leadership & Members

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Leadership Team

Bill Hamilton
Chair, Community Insight Committee

Kristine Keough Forte, M.S., D. Bioethics, HEC-C
Chair, Education Committee

Pam Hiransomboon-Vogel, D.N.P, A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C., A.C.H.P.N.
Chair, Quality Improvement Committee  

Susan Tolle, M.D.
Chair, Oregon POLST Coalition

Valerie Jimenez, B.S.
Executive Director, Oregon POLST Coalition
Chair, Technology Committee


Coalition Membership

The Oregon POLST Coalition is comprised of valued and committed representatives from stakeholder organizations and agencies. Representation is determined by the organizational rules of the Coalition.

OREGON POLST REGISTRY
Abby Dotson, Ph.D.
Oregon POLST Registry 

HOME CARE/HOSPICE
Barbara Hansen, M.A., R.N.
Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association

LONG-TERM CARE
Ruth Gulyas, M.H.A.
Leading Age Oregon

Gwen Dayton, J.D.
Oregon Health Care Association

Fred Steele, M.P.H., J.D.
State Long-Term Care Ombudsman

GOVERNMENT AGENCY
Christian Hale, J.D.
Aging and People with Disabilities Programs - Oregon DHS

HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATIONS
Pam Hiransomboon-Vogel, D.N.P, A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C., A.C.H.P.N.
Nurse Practitioners of Oregon   

Betsy Boyd-Flynn
Oregon Academy of Family Physicians

Beth Martin, N.D.
Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Mark Bonanno, J.D., M.P.H.
Oregon Medical Association

Donna Routh, R.N., M.N.
Oregon Nurses Association                                                    

Ted Ruback, P.A.
Oregon Society of Physician Assistants

CONSULTANTS
Woody English, M.D.
Ann Jackson, M.B.A.
Linda Kirschbaum
Patricia Newton, M.D.
Molly Osborne, M.D., Ph.D
Jim Patterson, M.D. Sara Taub, M.D., M.B.E.

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
Bill Hamilton
AARP Oregon

Kellie Lapp
Oregon Health Decisions

EMERGENCY MEDICINE and EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES Chip Sanchez, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.
Oregon Chapter American College of Emergency Physicians

David Lehrfeld, M.D.
Oregon Health Authority     

Doug Kelly
Redmond Fire & Rescue

HEALTH SYSTEMS
Kraig Russell, M.D.
Kaiser Permanente

Joseph Stenger, M.D.
Legacy Health

Katie Drago, M.D.
OHSU

Kristine Keough Forte, M.S., D. Bioethics, HEC-C
PeaceHealth

Mary Grant, A.N.P.
Providence Health & Services

Sarah Goodlin, M.D.
VA Portland Health Care System

 

 

 

 

 


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