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Meet the Faculty

Dawn Taylor, EdM, MT(ASCP) – Assistant Professor


Teaches Hematology and Hemostasis
Serves as Department Chair, Program Director and Clinical Externship Coordinator

Dawn has her BS in Medical Technology from Illinois State University. She did her internship and later worked at the Methodist Medical Center of Illinois. Dawn is certified MT(ASCP) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. She worked as a generalist and night shift lead tech.  Later she specialized in hematology and hemostasis at Oregon Health and Science University. She received her Master’s degree in Adult Education from Oregon State University in 2014.

Caroline Doty, MS, MT(ASCP) - Assistant Professor


Teaches Molecular and Urinalysis 

Caroline has over 7 years of experience in academic research specializing in nanoparticle drug design and molecular biology.  Caroline completed her Master’s Degree in life sciences at Northwestern University in 2012. She received her first B.S. degree in biology at Clayton State University and her second B.S. degree from the Oregon Tech-OHSU MLS program. After completing her B.S from Oregon Tech she did her internship at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, where she is still employed as a generalist.  In addition to teaching at Oregon Tech, Caroline has taught undergraduate, graduate, and medical resident courses at various universities including, Northwestern University, Clayton State University, University of Alexandria- Egypt, and Roosevelt University.

Ryan Brown, MS, MLS(ASCP), Assistant Professor


Teaches Clinical Chemistry and Immunology

Ryan earned his BS in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from Arizona State University.  Ryan is certified MLS (ASCP) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.  He started his career as a generalist and later moved into the blood bank.  He earned his Master’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from Rosalind Franklin University in 2011.

Rachelle Barrett


Teaches Immunohematology

Rachelle received a BS in Chemistry from Oregon State University in 2005 and a second BS in Medical Technology from Oregon Tech in 2006. She worked as a generalist for 7 years at Salem Hospital and then went back to school for her Specialty in Blood Banking from University of Texas Medical Branch in 2013. She was a Blood Bank Manager at Portland Adventist Medical Center for three years before beginning her teaching career with OIT. She has served as a student externship liaison at both hospitals she worked at and is currently an active volunteer with ASCLS and the WestLinn-Wilsonville School district. She also spends time working with new managers in meeting Transfusion Service Compliance Regulations.

About the Program

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Lab Science


  • Portland-Metro

For questions, contact

Deb Disko, Program Representative

Oregon Tech Division of Health Sciences
Department of Medical Laboratory Science
27500 SW Parkway Ave.
Wilsonville, OR 97070