PhD in Education & Leadership Faculty

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Director of the PhD in Education and Leadership Program, Associate Professor
(503)-352-1461

Andrew M. Saultz, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership and the Program Director for the PhD in Education and Leadership Program (PhDEL).

Assistant Professor

Dr. Corvus is a physical therapist with a specialty in geriatrics. Her teaching, learning, research, and advocacy is seated at the intersection of health and education, and is driven by increasing equity and diversity in systems.

Professor, School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership

Laura Dimmler, PhD, MPA is a Professor in the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership.

Anita Zijdemans
Professor of Education & Director, School of Learning and Teaching, Forest Grove
503-352-3186

Dr. Zijdemans Boudreau completed her doctoral studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Canada, specializing in applied cognitive science, learning technologies, and human development. She has been involved in teacher education since 1995, teaching courses such as Critical Perspectives in Education, Educational Research, Human Development & Applied Psychology, & Educational Technology.

Mary Von
Director & Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies; Interim Director, School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership

Director and Academic/Clinical Faculty

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Professor
503-352-7294

My basic science specialty is in the study of action of the drugs in neuropsychiatric disorders and chronic pain. My current scholarship focus is in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL), which focuses on identifying the best teaching methods to help students learn and succeed.

Associate Professor
541-632-8806

Todd Twyman's research focuses on developing classroom-based assessment to increase K-12 student achievement. 

John Hayes
Professor
503-352-2972

Dr. Hayes is a member of the Vision Ergonomics Research Group and teaches evidence-based optometry, public health and research methods.