MEET THE TEAM
Dan Hartung, PharmD, MPH
Dan was the Principal Investigator on the RESPOND Toolkit project. He is a pharmacist, Associate Professor of Pharmacy in the Oregon State University / Oregon Health & Science University College of Pharmacy, and an Investigator in the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center. Dr. Hartung’s research focuses on policy evaluation related to pharmaceutical health services, specifically examining how pharmacy benefit structure affects drug utilization and patient outcomes.
Nicole O’Kane, PharmD
Nicole served as Co-Investigator on the RESPOND Toolkit project. She is the former Clinical Director at Comagine Health in Oregon, and has extensive experience collaborating with communities to evaluate incidence of harm in adverse drug events and support integration of processes to improve medication safety.
Deborah J. Cohen, PhD
Deb served as Co-Investigator on the RESPOND Toolkit project. She is an Associate Professor in the Family Medicine Department at Oregon Health & Science University and has advanced expertise in a range of qualitative and mixed methods approaches. Her research focuses on practice change and improvement and health information technology use in primary care.
Adriane N Irwin, MS, PharmD, BCACP
Adriane served as Clinical Consultant on the RESPOND Toolkit project. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy. In this role, she maintains a practice site within the Community Health Centers of Benton & Linn Counties and provides clinical services in pain management. Her research focuses on the integration of pharmacists into the primary care medical home as an opportunity to improve health outcomes.
Christi Hildebran, LMSW, CADC III
Christi served as Project Manager in the final phase of the RESPOND Toolkit project. Christi is the Research Director at Comagine Health in Oregon and provided administrative oversight and qualitative expertise during the earlier phases of the RESPOND Toolkit project. She has worked in the field of substance use disorders for over twenty years as a clinician, clinical supervisor, quality improvement and treatment director, and research project manager.
Jody Carson, RN, MSW, CPHQ
Jody provided content and management oversight for the RESPOND Toolkit project. She is the former EQR Director for Comagine Health in Oregon and has an extensive background in healthcare and quality improvement including the development and evaluation of tools for use in Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Jen Hall, MPH
Lead Qualitative Analyst
Jen served as Lead Qualitative Analyst on the RESPOND Toolkit project. She is a Research Associate in the Family Medicine Department at Oregon Health & Science University where she supervises teams in data collection, management and qualitative data analysis. Her research focuses on disseminating and implementing practice improvements in primary care.
David served as Qualitative Analyst on the RESPOND Toolkit project. He is a qualitative research assistant in the Department of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. David has a degree in anthropology and specializes in ethnographic methods. His research focuses on primary care, behavioral health, substance abuse, and health information technology.
Kirbee Johnston, MPH
Kirbee served as Research Assistant on the RESPOND Toolkit project. She is a faculty research assistant at the Oregon State University/Oregon Health & Science University College of Pharmacy. Her research focuses on pharmaceutical health services.
Kevin Novak, MS
As a research assistant at Comagine Health in Oregon, Kevin supports the development and implementation of research projects. He has been involved in numerous projects aimed at studying occupational health and retention in hospital settings, and in educating patients on chronic pain management. He is experienced with quantitative methods, data management and analysis, survey design, and technical report writing.
Tyler Havlin, CPHQ
Project Manager, Online education development, design, and dissemination
Tyler served as Project Manager of online education, educational design, and dissemination activities on the RESPOND Toolkit project. She is a project manager at Comagine Health in Oregon and her work focuses primarily on quality improvement support and training for a variety of health care settings and community-based organizations to help them provide better and more efficient care to their patients.
Lindsey Alley, MS
Lindsey served as Project Manager for the first phases of the RESPOND Toolkit project. Her research experience has focused on better understanding patient experiences around treatment facilitation and adherence for those living with chronic conditions, and implications within patients’ critical relationships (e.g., spouse-patient, provider-patient), using both qualitative and quantitative methods.
Sarah Haverly, MS, ABD
Sarah served as a research assistant during the earlier phases of the RESPOND Toolkit project. She is a doctoral student of Applied Psychology at Portland State University. Her research interests include psychological, environmental, and occupational factors relating to health and wellbeing, including substance use.