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Gary Allen, DMD, MS

Dr. Allen is board certified in Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine and is Vice President of Dental Services for Advantage Dental.  He held a variety of clinical, academic, research, advisory and command positions during a 26-year career with the U.S. Army, retiring as a Colonel in 1999. He is on the board of the Oregon Oral Health Coalition.

Term: 10/1/2015-12/31/2017

Wiley Chan, MD

Dr. Chan is an internal medicine physician from Portland, who retired from Kaiser Permanente Northwest after 30 years as a general internist and 12 years as Director of Guidelines and Evidence-Based Medicine, Wiley continues to serve as a locum tenens.

Term: 1/1/12-12/31/18

Irene Croswell, RPh

Ms. Croswell is a retail pharmacist for Haggen Pharmacy in Tualatin and is President of the Oregon State Pharmacy Association.

Pharmacy Representative
Term: 1/1/12-12/31/17

Leda Garside, RN, BSN, MBA

Ms. Garside is the Clinical Nurse Manager for the ¡Salud! Program, an outreach program of the Tuality Healthcare Foundation in Hillsboro. Her 25-year nursing career includes acute care, occupational health services and, in the last 10 years, community and public health.

Public Health Nurse
Term: 1/1/12-12/31/16

Mark Gibson

Mr. Gibson is the director of the OHSU Center for Evidence-Based Policy in Portland and a program officer for Millbank Memorial Fund. A former fire fighter, he has also served as health policy advisor to the Oregon Governor’s Office.

Consumer Representative
Term: 1/1/12-12/31/19

Holly Jo Hodges, MD

Dr. Hodges is a board-certified family medicine physician from Eugene. Dr. Hodges is medical director for WVP Health Authority, working with the Willamette Valley Community Health Coordinated Care Organization in Salem. Her more than 20-year career includes 13 years in full-spectrum family medicine in rural Central Oregon, eight years of working in public health in two Oregon counties and three years of urban urgent care experience.

Physician/Industry Representative
Term: 1/1/15–12/31/18

Beth Kaplan Westbrook, PsyD

Dr. Westbrook is currently in private practice and serves as a consultant to the Physician Wellness Program (Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland).

Behavioral Health Representative
Term: 1/1/12-12/31/17

Chris Labhart

Mr. Labhart: Retired educator; Former County Commissioner and Mayor; Co-Chair Grant County LCAC; Grant County representative RCAC

Consumer Representative
Term: 12/12/14–12/31/16

Kevin Olson, MD


Term: 2/17/16-2/16/20
Som Saha, MD, MPH

Dr. Saha, chair, currently practices as a general internist at the Portland VA Medical Center and is a Professor of Medicine, Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, and Public Health & Preventive Medicine at OHSU. He teaches evidence-based medicine at OHSU and previously served as chair of the Health Services Commission.

Term: 1/1/12-12/31/17

Derrick Sorweide, DO,

Dr. Sorweide is a board-certified family medicine physician who was in practice in Grants Pass, OR for 13 years and now teaches full time at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific- Northwest in Lebanon, OR. He is also president of the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon.

Osteopathic Physician
Term: 5/22/2015-12/31/19

Kimberly Tippens, ND, MSAOM, MPH

Dr. Tippens is a naturopathic physician-researcher and associate professor of research and graduate studies at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM). She is trained in acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine as well as public health epidemiology and directs community-partnered research at the Helfgott Research Institute at NUNM.

Alternative and Complementary Medicine Provider
Term: 2/17/16-2/16/20

Susan Williams, MD

Dr. Willians is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon in Roseburg. She is in private practice for general orthopedics and spine surgery. She is on the board of the Oregon Association of Orthopedists and the Board of Councilors for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Term: 5/1/13-12/31/18


Subcommittee Members:EbGS, HTAS and VbBS Subcommittee Members (pdf) ​​​