Meet the Bloggers
Laurie Armsby, M.D., Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
Dr. Armsby received her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medical School in Standford, Calif. She specializes in caring for children with heart problems. She has advanced training in interventional cardiology (procedures which treat heart disorders and in many cases replaces heart surgery) and heart transplantation.
Margaret Cary, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Cary received her medical degree at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Ore. She has special training in trauma-focused cognitive-behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, parent-child interactive therapy, and strategies of family therapy. Her special interests include trauma, addictions, eating disorders, psychotherapy and MindBody medicine.
Ben Hoffman, M.D., Medical Director, Tom Sargent Children’s Safety Center
Dr. Hoffman received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. Dr. Hoffman is a nationally recognized injury prevention specialist, and general pediatrician at Doernbecher. He provides comprehensive care to children and teens of all ages, from well-child care to management of complex medical issues.
Ajit Jetmalani, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Head, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Jetmalani received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Ore. He specializes in pediatric psychiatry and brings a broad depth of experience in treating children, adolescents and adults in outpatient, day treatment, group home, residential and hospital environments. He has also served on a number of boards of nonprofit children’s mental health
Kyle Johnson, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Johnson received his medical degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City, Okla. He co-directs the OHSU Doernbecher Pediatric Sleep Program and specializes in caring for kids with emotional and behavioral problems and has advanced training in assessing and treating a wide range of pediatric sleep disorders. Dr. Johnson enjoys helping kids sleep better so they can reach their full potential during the day.
Holger Link, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Dr. Link received his medical degree from Georg-August University in Göttingen, Germany. He specializes in caring for children and teenagers with respiratory diseases and sleep disorders and has extensive expertise in the care of patients with cystic fibrosis, as well as the full spectrum of acute and chronic respiratory diseases. As a member of the multidisciplinary OHSU Doernbecher Pediatric Sleep Program, he provides evaluation and treatment of a wide variety of sleep disorders in children.
Carrie Phillipi, M.D., Medical Director, Mother Baby Unit
Dr. Phillipi received her medical degree from University of California at Davis and her Ph.D from University of California at San Diego/Salk Institute for Biological Studies. She provides care for newborn babies and children of all ages in the outpatient general pediatrics clinic. She also cares for children who are hospitalized for acute illnesses on the general inpatient service.
Nathan Selden, M.D., Campagna Chair of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Dr. Selden received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and his Ph.D. from Cambridge University, Cambridge, England. He has advanced training in pediatric neurosurgery and extensive experience in caring for children with brain tumors, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, spina bifida, Chiari malformation, synostosis (birth defects of the skull), brain and spinal trauma, cerebral palsy with spasticity, and vascular malformations.
Elizabeth Super, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Super received her medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Wash. She specializes in pediatric sleep medicine and general pediatrics and is part of the OHSU Doernbecher Pediatric Sleep Team, providing comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep problems, including problems settling or frequent awakenings during the night or unusual behavior during sleep, such as night terrors.
Craigan Usher, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Usher received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He specializes in pediatric psychiatry and is also the psychiatrist for the Washington County Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) program.