Local Site Committee, Chair
Oregon Health Sciences University, USA
Ms. Simmons has served as Executive Director of the Oregon Collaborative for Integrative Medicine (OCIM) since 2008. Prior to this, Ms. Simmons was a Research Associate and Program Administrator for the NIH R25 complementary and alternative medicine education grant at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). She received her M.P.H. degree in health management and policy with an emphasis in integrative health from Portland State University as well as a B.S. in psychology. Ms. Simmons is Co-Chair of the Policy Working Group of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine. In addition to her role with OCIM, Ms. Simmons is an Administrative Manager in the Institute on Development and Disability and Program Coordinator for integrative health at OHSU.