Gloria Krahn, PhD, MPH - Director
Gloria L. Krahn, Ph.D., MPH (Principal Investigator, Center Director) is the Director of the and Director of the RRTC: Health & Wellness for Persons with Long Term Disabilities at . She is a clinical psychologist with training in public health. Dr. Krahn coordinates all research within the RRTC: Health & Wellness, directs several research studies on health and wellness practices of persons with disabilities, as well as adult care and pediatric care providers, and provides oversight for a number of RRTC: Health & Wellness training projects. She also provides oversight for the interdisciplinary professional training program in neurodevelopmental disabilities at OHSU as well as , , and the program. She is highly committed to translating research findings into practice through policy and training, and has served as principal investigator on numerous curriculum development projects. These include the Teen Wellness curriculum, the initial , PASSPORT on accessing health care within a managed care system, all of which have resulted in national dissemination and implementation in different areas of the country. She also publishes for and presents to professional audiences extensively. She serves on the Executive Committee of several national organizations relating to health and disabilities (-former president; [NARRTC]-former vice president) and serves as program chair of the DisAbility Forum. These activities keep Dr. Krahn familiar with emerging work on disabilities and health and connected with researchers nationally and internationally.