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Summer Boslaugh 

Summer Boslaugh

Transformation Analyst
503-753-9688
Summer.H.Boslaugh@dhsoha.state.or.us

Summer Boslaugh has over 15 years of experience working to improve health and health care in Oregon, the United States and internationally. At the Transformation Center she facilitates learning opportunities to improve quality and achieve coordinated care, with a particular focus on behavioral health integration and value-based payment. 

Before joining the Transformation Center, Summer spent eight years at the Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation where she managed activities to measure and improve the patient experience of care, engage patients and families in quality improvement within health care organizations and publicly report health care data. Summer’s experience includes working with a foundation, social service organization, political campaign, hospital, and national advocacy organization. Summer earned a dual master’s degree in business administration and health administration from the University of Washington. She is a native Oregonian and enjoys exploring the state with her family.

Tom Cogswell 

Tom Cogswell

Project Coordinator
971-304-9642
Thomas.Cogswell@dhsoha.state.or.us

Tom has worked at the Transformation Center since July, 2013. He is responsible for planning conferences, trainings and technical assistance projects for the Transformation Center. His current focus areas include: CCO Community Advisory Councils, Community Health Assessments & Community Health Improvement Plans. 

He has worked in the nonprofit/public sector as an event planner and project coordinator for the past 17 years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Central Michigan University in 2003, and a graduate certificate in Nonprofit and Public Management from Portland State University in 2014.

Tom and his wife Alison have a six-year old daughter named Josie. In his time outside of work, Tom enjoys traveling, playing music, hiking and playing in a year-round kickball league.​

Chris DeMars 

Chris DeMars

Transformation Center Director
503-421-0761
Chris.DeMars@dhsoha.state.or.us

Chris DeMars is the director of the Oregon Health Authority Transformation Center and the deputy director of the Delivery Systems Innovation Office, working to support innovation and quality improvement within Oregon’s health system reform efforts. Chris also plays a lead role in the agency’s value-based payment and social determinants of health reform work. Before joining the Transformation Center in 2013, Chris spent eight years as a senior program officer at the Northwest Health Foundation, where she managed the foundation’s health care reform grantmaking, including providing support for Oregon’s delivery system reform initiatives and health reform advocacy organizations.

Prior to working for the foundation, Chris spent six years as a senior health policy analyst for the U.S. Government Accountability Office, where she authored numerous reports for Congress on Medicaid, Medicare and private health insurance payment policy. Chris has also held positions at Kaiser Permanente Northwest and health-policy consulting firms, including Health Management Associates, where she focused on public health, health system design, and payment. Chris began her career as a policy analyst intern at Indiana’s Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning. Chris holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Michigan.

Anona Gund 

Anona Gund

Transformation Analyst
503-381-1104​
Anona.E.Gund@dhsoha.state.or.us

Anona Gund has over 10 years of experience in the public health field with a Master's Degree in Public Health and eight years working for the Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority. At the Transformation Center she provides targeted technical assistance to coordinated care organizations (CCOs) for focused CCO incentive metrics focused on population health, such as childhood immunizations rates and tobacco cessation. She also manages the Transformation Center’s Technical Assistance Bank and analyzes reports for the CCO Transformation Plans and community health improvement plans.

Prior to working at the Transformation Center, Anona was a health educator for the OHA Public Health Division (PHD) Immunization Program, and later, as an analyst in the PHD Director’s Office coordinating the successful national public health department accreditation application. She has lived the majority of her life in Oregon and loves everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer her family. ​​​

Laura Kreger
Program Coordinator
503-487-7409
Laura.E.Kreger@dhsoha.state.or.us

Laura Kreger coordinates communications, metrics-related technical assistance, ​the Transformation and Quality Strategy, peer learning events and other projects for the Transformation Center. Prior to joining the Oregon Health Authority in 2013, Laura spent six years as a marketing copywriter and copyeditor. She earned a master’s degree in public health promotion, a bachelor of science in technical communication and a professional certificate in editing. Laura is an avid bike commuter and rock climber.
Lisa Krois 

Lisa Krois

Transformation Analyst
503-551-1346
Lisa.R.Krois@dhsoha.state.or.us

Lisa Krois is a transformation analyst at the Oregon Health Authority’s Transformation Center, which is the hub for health system innovation and improvement in Oregon. Prior to this position, Lisa spent seven years abroad working as a consultant for various organizations including the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and United Nations Population Fund. Prior to that, Lisa worked for the State of Oregon’s Office for Health Policy and Research as the Oregon Health Research and Evaluation Collaborative project director and the Public Employees’ Benefit Board as the program development coordinator.

Lisa holds a master’s degree in public health, health policy and administration as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Medical Anthropology. Happily back in the Pacific Northwest, Lisa enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and two young children.

Adrienne Mullock 

Adrienne Mullock

Transformation Analyst
971-207-1383
Adrienne.P.Mullock@dhsoha.state.or.us

Adrienne is a transformation analyst with the Oregon Health Authority Transformation Center. At the Transformation Center, Adrienne provides targeted technical assistance to coordinated care organizations, including the community advisory councils. Prior to working at the Transformation Center, Adrienne was a public health educator for the State of Oregon WIC Program. Adrienne served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of Moldova, where she collaborated with science teachers to implement a health education curriculum into a middle school. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Adrienne now considers Oregon home and enjoys spending time with her family in the beauty of the Northwest. Adrienne is passionate about yoga and human potential.
Alissa Robbins 

Alissa Robbins

Transformation Center Deputy Director
503-490-6590
Alissa.Robbins@dhsoha.state.or.us

Alissa Robbins is the deputy director for OHA’s Transformation Center, which is the hub of innovation and quality improvement for Oregon’s health system reform efforts. Alissa oversees the technical assistance delivered through the office. Prior to this role, Alissa was OHA’s health system transformation communications manager. She has worked for the Oregon Health Authority since 2009 and has played an integral role as health system transformation was developed and implemented. Prior to working for OHA, she worked for the State of Washington, local public health, and in the nonprofit sector in communications, public affairs, and research and evaluation roles. As a Northwest native, she enjoys spending time outside of work with her family, and outdoors whenever possible.​

Alissa holds a master’s degree in public affairs, with a concentration in public policy, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs, both from Washington State University.

Sarah Wetherson 

Sarah Wetherson

Transformation Analyst
503-793-1920
Sarah.E.Wetherson@dhsoha.state.or.us

Sarah joined the Transformation Center in 2016 after eight years in various roles with OHA’s Health Systems Division, where she recently managed the integration of non-emergent medical transportation into the work of coordinated care organizations. She enjoys using her analytical skills to tell compelling stories, and her organizational skills to help others work through thorny problems. Her background includes research, communications, fundraising, office management, legislative and project management, and she has worked in large and small nonprofits, social action organizations and political campaigns in addition to state government.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and mathematics and Master of Arts degree in public policy and women’s studies. Sarah was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, but has made Oregon home for more than 20 years. She hikes and camps with her partner and child whenever possible.

Jackie Wetzel

Transformation Analyst
Jackie.Wetzel@dhsoha.state.or.us
503-580-5603

Jackie Wetzel is a transformation analyst focused on value-based payment within OHA’s Transformation Center. Prior to joining OHA, Jackie served as director of accountable care for Stanford Children’s Health and held leadership roles in research and program development for Blue Shield of California, United Behavioral Health, and LifeMasters Supported SelfCare. Outside of work, she enjoys reading and exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her family.

Jackie earned an MPH from Boston University, an MBA from San Diego State University, and a Bachelor of Science in biology from UCLA.

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421 SW Oak Street
Suite 775
Portland, OR 97204
503-945-7834
Transformation.Center@dhsoha.state.or.us

 

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