PhD, RD, MPH
Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health;
Director, Integrated Program in Community Research;
Director, OCTRI, Community and Collaboration Core;
Director, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, Community Engaged Research; Executive Director, Let's Get Healthy!
Dr. Shannon is a nutritional epidemiologist with a strong track record of investigation in the role of diet and nutrition in carcinogenesis. She joined Oregon Health and Science University in 2000. She completed a doctoral degree program in Nutrition with a minor in Epidemiology at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and an NIH-NCI post-doctoral training fellowship in cancer epidemiology at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Assistant Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
Director, Let's Get Healthy!
Co-Director, OHSU Evaluation Core
Dr. Marriott is the Director of Let’s Get Healthy! and principal investigator of its NIH-funded Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA). Lisa’s background as a neuroscientist and science educator helps her run Let’s Get Healthy! and translate cutting edge research for the K-12 classroom. Lisa’s research focuses on learning and public engagement related to science education. She loves writing grants, developing new stations and running our summer curriculum development programs for Oregon teachers. When not on the road or looking at data, Lisa enjoys cooking, gardening, being outside and figuring out how things work.
Curriculum Vitae (CV, as PDF): CV_Marriott_OHSUFormat_20170420
Ms. Farris manages the cohort studies stemming from Let’s Get Healthy! and its varied collaborations and oversees the program’s budget. When not working with Let’s Get Healthy! she manages Dr. Shannon’s cancer prevention research program and serves as co-leader of the local Clinical Research Alliance group. Her favorite aspect of Let’s Get Healthy! is that each event makes understanding healthy choices accessible to all people, not just to the scientists conducting research. As a lifetime advocate of others, she feels a sense of fulfillment to be part of a team and program interested in informing and advocating public health in a meaningful and approachable way.
Leigh is the Program Coordinator for Let’s Get Healthy! She plans fair logistics with community and school contacts, recruits and trains volunteers, and provides technical troubleshooting at events. She loves interacting with community members and students and watching them gain a better understanding of their health and a new appreciation for science. Leigh also assists Dr. Marriott with projects relating to data visualization and qualitative data analysis and she will soon begin to pursue a Masters in Public Health.
Amy is the volunteer coordinator for Let’s Get Healthy! and also the original research assistant for Dr. Shannon’s case-control study Diet and Prostate Cancer Risk (completed in 2006). Amy holds our office’s internal record for the largest number of completed research visits (over 700). Amy coordinates studies, manages secondary analyses and access to coded data, and loves creating brochures, flyers and posters for studies & events. Amy received a Bachelor of Science degree from Loma Linda University in Nutrition and Dietetics. Her main interest is the prevention of chronic diseases through diet and lifestyle.
Software Architect and Database Engineer
Oscar leads the software development team for Let’s Get Healthy! and makes sure the database is in working order for queries and system integrations. His home department is OHSU’s Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) though we’re delighted to consider him one of our own. Oscar has a diverse background, having worked in both academia and industry. When not at work, he loves to garden, sail, kiteboard and ski.