Dawn Taylor, EdM, MT(ASCP) – Associate Professor
Teaches Hematology and Hemostasis
Serves as Department Chair, Program Director
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) - Associate Professor
Teaches Molecular and Urinalysis
Serves as Clinical Externship Coordinator
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, BS, MLS(ASCP) - Instructor
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.
Kristen Weber MS, MT(ASCP) - Instructor
Kristen received a BS in Clinical Science from San Francisco State University. She is certified MT (ASCP) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Throughout her career, Kristen has primarily worked in Microbiology including the role of Microbiology Technical Specialist. She also worked as the Lab Quality and Compliance Manager for Kaiser Permanente. She received her Master’s degree in Adult Education from Portland State University in 2017.