Manage your account, request prescriptions, set up appointments & more.

Don't have an account
Contact Us

Committees and staff

Interesting in joining a committee? Applications are due Nov. 1, 2017. The committees meet monthly and new members will join in January 2018. Members are compensated through an annual stipend. Download information and an application. Questions? Contact LHP at or 503-413-4559.

Quality and Membership

The Quality and Membership Committee oversees the design and implementation of the clinical integration, quality improvement and patient safety programs. The committee reviews the overall performance of these programs as well as individual members; develops membership requirements; and monitors the activities of management concerning credentialing and maintenance of membership requirements and the success of these programs.

Chair: Greg Saunders, M.D. LMG – Fisher’s Landing
Vice Chair: TBA

  • Garth Barbee, M.D., Northwest Acute Care Specialists
  • Deb Bartel, Portland Diabetes and Endocrinology Center
  • Douglas Beaman, M.D., Summit Orthopaedics
  • Candace Chapman, Broadway Medical Clinic
  • Sharon Crowell, M.D., The Vancouver Clinic
  • Teresa Dooling, Portland Dermatology Clinic
  • Lori Farrell, M.D., LMG - Northeast 
  • R.J. Gillespie, M.D., The Children’s Clinic
  • Robert Heros, M.D., Spinal Diagnostics
  • Charles Hu, M.D., Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center
  • Michael Kaempf, M.D., The Urology Clinic 
  • Brian Kelly, Women’s Healthcare Associates 
  • Julie Kim, M.D., Northwest Gastroenterology 
  • Sandra Lewis, M.D., Northwest Cardiovascular Institute 
  • Tad Lowder, D.O., LMG – Fisher’s Landing 
  • James Obester, M.D., Columbia Anesthesia Group 
  • Michelle Sang, M.D., LMG – Portland OBGYN 
  • Daniel Tseng, M.D., Surgical Associates 

 Staff liaison: Jenny Robinson, clinical integration operations manager, email or 503-413-5894

Finance and Contracting

The Finance and Contracting Committee oversees the design and implementation of managed care contracting and assists in organizational financial planning and monitoring. The committee also develops the incentive fund distribution methodology and administers the disbursement of funds through the member financial model.

Chair: Mark Buchholz, M.D. Northwest Pediatric Critical Care  Vice Chair: Cameron Luck, M.D. The Children’s Clinic

  • Rae Arendt, Tualatin Imaging
  • Michael Booker, M.D., Family Medical Group
  • James Cuyler, M.D., Head and Neck Surgical Associates 
  • Murtaza Diwan, M.D., Portland Anesthesia Specialists
  • Sandeep Garg, M.D., Northwest Cardiovascular Institute
  • Linda Kennedy, Pacific Medical Group
  • Mal McAninch, M.D., Greenfield Health
  • Mark Mantei, The Vancouver Clinic
  • Dinelli Monson, M.D., Oregon Eye Specialists
  • Lori Morgan,, M.D., Legacy Emanuel Medical Center president
  • Daniel Root, M.D., Oregon Sleep Associates
  • Deborah Rumsey, Children’s Health Alliance 
  • Michael Sheffield, M.D., The Oregon Clinic – GI South 
  • Blayne Standage, M.D., LMG – General Surgery 
  • Bert Tavelli, M.D., NW Dermatology & Laser Clinic 
  • Christopher Thoming, M.D., Northwest Acute Care Specialists 
  • Damon Warhus, M.D., Women’s Healthcare Associates 
  • Sian Williams, Oregon Anesthesiology Group
  • Julie Yeggy, M.D., LMG - Emanuel 

 Staff liaison: Scott Williams, program manager, value-based contracting, email or 503-413-5575

Population Health Services

This committee oversees the design and implementation of population health services and Care Support Resources clinical and business operations. Clinical operations oversight includes clinical program and care management development as well as implementation of Care Support Resources in LHP practices. Business operations oversight includes Care Support Resources financial strategy, contract performance and pricing of subscription services 

Co-Chair: Mal McAninch, M.D., GreenField Health System
Co-Chair: Melinda Muller, M.D., Legacy Care Transformation

  • Colene Andersen, M.D., LMG – Bridgeport
  • Carol Bradley, R.N., Legacy Health Chief Nursing Officer
  • Amy Chaumeton, M.D., Legacy Health Chief Medical Informatics Officer
  • Greg Carroll, M.D., GoHealth
  • Tom Dyehouse, M.D., Family Wellness Center
  • Hoa Ly, M.D., LMG – Salmon Creek
  • Lewis Low, M.D., Legacy Health Chief Medical Officer
  • Erika Meyer, M.D., Metropolitan Pediatrics
  • Michael Moore, M.D., Westside Internal Medicine
  • Laurel Simon, M.D., Broadway Medical Clinic
  • Chris Thoming, M.D., Northwest Acute Care Specialists
  • Matt Upshaw, M.D., Roberts Street Clinic
  • Melanie Westrick, R.N., Legacy Health Director of Care Management

 Staff liaison: Heidi Mahoney, manager of population health services and operations, email or 503-413-5896

Clinical Collaboration & Performance Improvement Subcommittee

This new subcommittee of Quality & Membership will oversee the areas of patient, provider and administrator user experience, clinical collaboration and performance improvement within Legacy Health Partners to support the Clinical Integration Program. 

 Legacy Health Partners Staff

  • Merrin Permut, LHP executive director, email or (503) 413-5893
  • Jenny Robinson, clinical integration operations manager, email or 503-413-5894
  • Heidi Mahoney, population health services and operations manager, email or 503-413-5896
  • Lynnae Doumani, program manager, systems and technology
  • Scott Williams, program manager, value-based contracting
  • Kristin Gilmer, member relations coordinator
  • Amanda Judisch, clinical integration program coordinator
  • Jan O’Dell, communications consultant
  • Lauren Tacke, administrative assistant
  • Theresa Connors, administrative assistant


For General Inquiries and Questions: Email LHP or call (503) 415-5109.

Return to LHP home page.