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Committee Assignments

Board Members

   Board Members
Term Expiration
   Robert Cahn, MD, Chair - Portland
February 28, 2022#
   Christoffer Poulsen, DO, Vice Chair - Eugene

February 28, 2025*

   Erin Cramer, PA-C, Secretary - Stayton

February 28, 2025*

   Niknam Eshraghi, MD - Portland

February 28, 2026

   Eric Evans, DPM - Portland

February 29, 2024

   Kathleen Harder, MD - Salem

February 28, 2023*

   Paula Lee-Valkov, MD - The Dalles

February 29, 2024

   Patti Louie, PhD, Public Member - Portland

February 29, 2024*

   Ali Mageehon, PhD, Public Member - Coos Bay

February 28, 2023

   Chere Pereira, Public Member - Corvallis

February 28, 2023*

   Jill Shaw, DO - Portland

February 28, 2023

   Sudeep Taksali, MD - Wilsonville

February 28, 2025

   Vacant MD Position


   Vacant MD Position



Committee Assignments

   Committee Assignments
Term Expiration
   Acupuncture Advisory Committee

   David Berkshire, LAc, Chair - Portland
July 3, 2023*
   Lisa Albanese, MD - Bend

July 12, 2024*

   Diane Behall, LAc - Portland

July 6, 2025*

   Forrest Cooper, LAc - Portland

January 10, 2025*

   Barbara de la Torre, MD - Portland

July 13, 2023*

   Vacant, Board Liaison


   Administrative Affairs Committee

   Erin Cramer, PA-C, Chair

   Robert Cahn, MD


   Chere Pereira, Public Member

   Ali Mageehon, PhD, Public Member

   Editorial Committee

   Paula Maria Lee-Valkov, MD

   Patti Louie, PhD, Public Member


   Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Advisory Committee

   Stephen Brost, Paramedic, Chair - Clackamas
June 29, 2023
   Jim Cole, Paramedic - Veneta

June 30, 2024

   Matthew Neth, MD - Portland
June 30, 2024
   Michael Lepin, Paramedic - Madras
March 31, 2024
   Joan Paluzzi, PhD, Public Member - Milwaukie
October 4, 2024
   Brenda Smith, MD - Astoria
April 6, 2025
   Christoffer Poulsen, DO, Board Liaison


   Investigative Committee (IC)

   Christoffer Poulsen, DO, Chair

   Robert Cahn, MD

   Erin Cramer, PA-C

   Patti Louie, PhD, Public Member

   Jill Shaw, DO

   Vacant Position

   Legislative Committee

   Kathleen Harder, MD, Chair

   Erin Cramer, PA-C

   Christoffer Poulsen, DO

2022 Special Initiatives


   Workgroup on PA Rulemaking

   Erin Cramer, PA-C, Chair

   Patti Louie, PhD, Public Member

   OSPA Representative (Open)

   OMA Representative (Open)

   Health System Representative (Open)

   Small/Independent Practice Representative (Open) 


   Workgroup on Sexual Misconduct

   Patti Louie, PhD, Public Member, Chair

   Erin Cramer, PA-C


   Ali Mageehon, PhD, Public Member

   Chere Pereira, Public Member

   Christoffer Poulsen, DO
   Jill Shaw, DO



*Ineligible for reappointment (term limit in effect)


                                                                                                                  #Continuing to serve until a replacement

is appointed in 2023



Updated August 2022