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Meet the Team

OHSU Hospital

  • Joe E Ness, MHA, RPh

    Chief Operating Officer of OHSU Healthcare, Preceptor

    Joe Ness Joe E. Ness joined OHSU Healthcare, as the Vice President, Professional and Support Services, in February 2013. Mr. Ness is responsible for the administrative operations of ancillary clinical services including Pharmacy, Imaging, Laboratory/Pathology, Rehabilitation Services, Transplant and Organ Procurement, Respiratory Therapy, Neurosciences Service Line, and Dialysis. Additionally, he oversees all Healthcare related food and nutrition, environmental services, facility and engineering operations. Since October, 2017, he has served in the role of Chief Operating Officer where he has executive leadership responsibilities for Professional Services, Nursing, Regulatory Services, Knight Cancer Institute’s Clinical Oncology Services, and major capital construction initiatives. Joe received his Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Washington in 1990. He completed his Masters of Health Administration from the University of Washington in 1992 along with a Pharmacy Administrative Residency.

    Prior to joining OHSU, Joe was the Senior Vice President, Operations at PeaceHealth, a non-profit health care organization which operates ten hospitals in the Western United States. He is actively involved in the community. His efforts were recognized by the Washington State Pharmacy Association and Joe was awarded Health System Pharmacist of the Year.

  • Gina Hawley, MHA, DrPH

    Vice President of Professional and Support Services, Mentor

    Gina HawleyGina Hawley is the Vice President of Professional and Support Services where she oversees allied health, clinical, and support services programs for OHSU Healthcare including Respiratory Care, Diagnostic Imaging, Patient Experience encompassing Volunteer and Language Services, Neurosciences and Spine, Environmental Services, Food and Nutrition Services, Transplant, Rehabilitation Therapies, and Laboratory Services. Prior to, she served as the interim Vice President of Professional Services and Senior Director of Neuroscience and Spine at OHSU where she managed operations, finance, and strategic planning for the Neuro hospital service line.

    Prior to OHSU, Gina was the Assistant Administrator for Neurology and Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital directing hospital operations and performance improvement. Gina's previous experiences include being a Senior Project Analyst, Clinic Manager, and Nursing Assistant for High Risk Obstetrics and Labor and Delivery. 

    Gina has her Bachelors and Masters in Health Administration from Creighton University and University of Minnesota respectively, and Doctorate of Public Health in Health Management & Leadership from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She also teaches operations management for the OHSU Division of Management, and serves as an advisor and guest lecturer at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

OHSU Practice Plan

  • Anthony Masciotra, MBA, CPA

    Chief Executive Officer of OHSU Practice Plan, Preceptor

    Anthony Masciotra Joined OHSU School of Medicine in July 2016 and is responsible for the overall strategic and operational planning of the OHSU Practice Plan (“OPP”), a 1,850-member provider group of physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other licensed independent providers. Mr. Masciotra also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the University Medical Group, the OHSU Enterprise Revenue Operations and is a member of the School of Medicine senior leadership team.

    Mr. Masciotra provides leadership and oversight for the core operating functions of the Faculty Practices including Value Based Care, Ambulatory Services, Revenue Cycle, Managed Care Contracting, and Practice Analytics. He leads the strategy and business components of the OPP in support of system-wide goals related to clinical and practice integration driving the development of the Offices of Primary Care and Population Health, Chief Transformation, Community Engagement and Support and system wide provider recruitment support in an effort to better integrate the services across the OHSU health system.

    Mr. Masciotra was previously the CEO, University of New Mexico Medical Group; CFO, UNM Cancer Center and also worked for Lovelace Health Systems, Cigna Healthcare, Baystate Health Systems and Ernst & Young.

    Mr. Masciotra is an MBA and CPA with a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a Master’s in Business Administration from the UNM Anderson School of Management.

  • Kevin O’Boyle, MHA

    Vice President of Ambulatory Services, Mentor

    Kevin O’BoyleMr. O’Boyle joined OHSU Healthcare in 2009 as the Department Administrator for Obstetrics and Gynecology within the School of Medicine. In 2013, he was appointed as the Vice President of Ambulatory Services. Mr. O’Boyle has over 15 years’ experience in healthcare administration. His first roles in healthcare included roles as a management engineer and performance improvement consultant. Kevin has held various leadership roles with the Nebraska Health System and the University of Chicago Hospitals. He received his Master of Health Services Administration from the University of Kansas.


OHSU Administrative Fellow Biographies

  • Matthew Waldrop, 2019 – 2020

    Ana Leyva-ReynaMatt received his Master of Science in Health Administration and Master of Science in Health Informatics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. While in graduate school, he worked for the Office of Patient Experience and Engagement for UAB Health System. His project work included strategic development of patient experience goals for both inpatient and ambulatory clinics, as well as process improvement initiatives for nursing units. Specific project work included the valuation of a post-operative, mobile health application and strategic action plans to improve HCAHPS scores across inpatient settings.

    Currently, he has started his fellowship year at OHSU and is more than happy to connect with prospective fellowship applicants.

  • Ana Reyna, 2018-2019

    Ana Leyva-ReynaAna received her Master’s in Public Health degree in Health Policy and Management from the University of California, Los Angeles. While in graduate school, she interned at the Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System in West Los Angeles. Her project focused on process improvement in the operating room, specifically decreasing turn over times. After receiving her graduate degree, she worked as an Access to Care Coordinator for the Monterey County Health Department. She helped to manage various programs that were aimed to increasing access to health care services for county residents. In particular, she collaborated with multiple county, city and nonprofit agencies to launch the Whole Person Care Program. During her Administrative Fellowship from 2018 - 2019, she helped Knight Cancer Institute with their Value Stream Mapping process, assisted with one of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital contract partnership developments, and was part of the Value Based Care team to identify process improvements for the Spine and Hip Fracture bundles. Ana now serves as a Project Manager for Human Resources.


  • Monica Godbee, 2017-2018

    Monica GodbeeMonica is currently Project Manager of Ambulatory Operations at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. She served as the OHSU Administrative Fellow in 2017-2018, where she led a portfolio of projects involving hospital and clinic operations, strategic planning, ambulatory access, cost reduction, and performance improvement across the clinical enterprise.

    Monica received her Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Missouri. During graduate school, she completed internships at Yale New Haven Health’s Northeast Medical Group and the Missouri Small Business Development Center. Prior to graduate school, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from the University of Miami in Florida and performed extensively as a classical cellist.

  • Lauren Wong, 2015-2016

    Lauren WongLauren is from Honolulu, Hawaii and received her Master of Health Administration from The University of Iowa in 2015. Before pursing her Master’s degree, Lauren attended Creighton University as an undergraduate and completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Administration & Policy in 2013.

    While obtaining her master's degree, she completed her administrative summer internship at Geisinger Health System in Danville, PA.

    Lauren served as the Administrative Fellow in 2015-2016. After the completion of her fellowship, Lauren served as the Practice Manager of the Beaverton Clinic. Lauren has relocated and works for UW Medicine, Valley Medical Center in Renton, WA as the Manager of Specialty Clinics.

  • Erin Moen, 2014-2015

    Erin MoenErin received her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Health Services Administration from the University of South Dakota in 2012, and her Master of Health Administration from the University of Iowa in 2014. During her time in school she completed administrative internships at Sanford Health, the Rural Policy Research Institute for Rural Health Policy Analysis and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

    Erin served as the 2014-2015 administrative fellow where her project work focused on strategic planning, business development and service line growth. She ended her fellowship with an emphasis in strategy before beginning her career as a Strategic Services Consultant, first at OHSU and later at Kaiser Permanente. Erin is now the Director of Strategy and Business Development for OHSU Healthcare.

  • Stephanie O’Brien, 2013-2014

    Stephanie O' BrienStephanie received her Master of Science degree in Health Systems Management from Rush University in Chicago, IL. Prior to graduate school, she worked at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Cardiovascular Services. While obtaining her master’s degree she completed internships at Rush University Medical Center, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and University Health System Consortium (UHC).

    Stephanie served as the Clinical Enterprise Administrative Fellow in 2013-2014. Her fellowship work led to a five year role as Program Manager of Ambulatory Facilities Planning for the OHSU South Waterfront campus. Project work included pre-programming, developing clinical volume projections and assessing departmental growth opportunities. In 2019, Stephanie became Director of Operations for OHSU’s Women’s & Children’s.

  • Adrienne Buesa, 2012-2013

    Adrienne BuesaAdrienne received her Master in Health Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. During graduate school, she completed her Administrative Internship at St. Francis Hospital, Franciscan Health System in Federal Way, WA.

    Adrienne served as Administrative Fellow for OHSU in 2012-2013, where her project work centered on strategic planning, regulatory analysis, performance improvement initiatives, and project management, including implementation of the OHSU Knight-Legacy Health Cancer Collaborative. From 2013-2015, she served as Assistant Administrator for OHSU Hospital Administration then Manager of Clinical Integration from 2015-2018 implementing population health interventions. Adrienne now serves as Director of Portfolio and Strategic Planning in OHSU Strategic Services.

  • Daniel Nissen, 2011-2012

    Daniel NissenDan received his Master of Science degree in Health Systems Management from Rush University in Chicago, IL. Prior to graduate school, he was an undergraduate intern at the University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics. He also completed internships at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern Memorial Hospital during graduate school.

    Dan served as the Administrative Fellow for OHSU Healthcare in 2011-2012, where his project work exposed him to several operational and strategic administrative functions, including: operational contingency planning, strategic planning, cardiovascular service line management, various programmatic opportunity assessments and the management of several cost-saving initiatives. Dan followed his fellowship with six more years at OHSU, first as a Strategic Services Consultant, then as a Manager of Clinical Integration, and finally as the Director of Clinical Operations in the Department of Orthopedics. Dan is now a Portland-based Management Consultant.

  • Rebecca Baggott, 2011-2012

    Rebecca BaggottRebecca graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Loyola University in New Orleans, LA. After graduation, Rebecca worked as a Laboratory Technician studying the benefits of individualized cancer therapeutics. After two years, Rebecca pursued a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, AL.

    While in graduate school, Rebecca worked as a Clinical Intern at Carefusion Medmined in Vestavia, AL. After graduating, Rebecca participated in the Administrative Fellowship at OHSU. During her fellowship, Rebecca helped establish a framework for regulatory-required and hospital-wide policies and completed market opportunity assessments for the Neuroscience and Oncology service lines. Following the fellowship, Rebecca returned to Alabama to become a Managed Care Specialist focused on improving payer's negotiations and performance at Huntsville Hospital.

  • Cody Ching, 2010-2011

    Cody ChingCody received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN, in 2008, before earning his Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota in 2010.

    During his fellowship year, Cody worked on a variety of projects that ranged from writing large grant proposals for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital to analyzing the impact of local hospital consolidations on OHSU’s strategic plans. After his fellowship, Cody worked as a Performance Improvement Specialist to support the hospital’s 46 operating rooms by facilitating and leading Lean process improvement initiatives for a little over two years. Cody moved to the University of Iowa and is the Associate Clinical Department Administrator for the Department of Pediatrics.

  • Kristi Grace, 2010-2011

    Kristi GraceKristi graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA, before receiving her Master of Science in Health Systems Management from Rush University in Chicago, IL, in 2010. During graduate school, she interned at Rush University Medical Center for two years, in the departments of Internal Medicine, Occupational Safety, and Quality Improvement.

    During Kristi’s fellowship at OHSU, she worked on projects focused on improving patient flow and the continuum of care, benchmarking OHSU’s performance to other academic medical centers, and providing strategic planning support for the Cardiovascular service line. She continued her care coordination work after her fellowship, spending four years in the department of Care Management. Kristi now works for Banfield Pet Hospital as Program Manager of Veterinary Quality.