Advisory Board

Joseph Badolato, DO

Joseph Badolato, DO, CPE

Joseph Badolato is the Executive Medical Director of Quality/PPI at Regence BCBS of Oregon. He formally served as Medical Director at FamilyCare Health, overseeing one of Oregon’s 16 Coordinated Care Organizations (CCO), which serves 135,000 Medicaid and 3,500 Medicare patients. Prior to joining FamilyCare, Dr. Badolato practiced family medicine for nearly two decades. He is a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. Dr. Badolato graduated from Des Moines University—Osteopathic Medical Center with a special interest in integrative and preventive medicine.

Susan Bagby, MD

Susan Bagby, MD

Susan Bagby is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension within the Department of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. She has been with MIKE Program since its inception and trained with Michael Hartnett, MD. Dr. Bagby is a founding member of the Steering Committee for the OHSU Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition and Wellness. She is an OHSU Heart Research Center Scientist whose research focus is on the prenatal origins of adult disease. Dr. Bagby serves on MIKE Program’s Marketing & Fund Development Committee.

William Bennet, MD

William M. Bennett, MD

William Bennett is the Director of the Solid Organ and Cellular Transplantation Department at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. He is an expert in kidney transplantation and is an active clinician, researcher and educator. He is a Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Retired) at Oregon Health & Science University. He is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus at the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

Kim Filla

Kim Filla, MSW, LCSW

Kim Filla is a licensed clinical social worker in part-time private practice specializing in counseling teen girls and women. Find out more at Kim currently works with Portland OIC Rosemary Anderson High School as the Director of Community Programs. As an Advisory Board member in MIKE Program, Kim is dedicated to facilitating youth projects at RAHS, supporting the refinement and research of the health education curriculum, and providing mentor training. Kim has served on MIKE Program’s Education & Mentoring Committee.

Bernie Foster

Bernie Foster

Bernie Foster is President of the Skanner News Groups and as such has communications outlets with the Skanner newspapers in Portland and Seattle as well as radio station 105.5 FM in Eugene and 101.1 FM in Seattle. He is past president of the West Coast Black Publishers. Currently he is the Founding Director and President of the African American Alliance for Homeownership and serves as a Public Member of the State Board of Pharmacy.

Randall Jenkins, MD

Randall Jenkins, MD

Randy Jenkins is a pediatric nephrologist in private practice at Northwest Pediatric Kidney Specialists, Portland, Oregon. He works daily with young patients and their families who face kidney disease. Dr. Jenkins serves as President of the Board of Directors for Northwest Kidney Kids.

Jan Kelly

Jan Kelly, ANP

Jan Kelly is a nurse practitioner at Northwest Renal Clinic, Portland, Oregon. She worked alongside Dr. Michael Hartnett for many years. She continues her practice at Northwest Renal Clinic.

Katherine Krogsgaard

Katherine Krogsgaard

Katherine Krogsgaard, Carrier of the Kwanlin dun band, received her B.A. in Education from York College. She teaches early elementary education at the Ermineskin Schools of the Miyo Wahkohtowin Education Authority in Alberta, Canada.

Harmon Laurin

Harmon Laurin

Harmon Laurin is the Managing Director of Client Services at SIGMA Investment Management in Portland. Prior to his current position, Harmon was a senior vice president for Columbia Management Group and Fidelity Investments in San Francisco, California. The Stanford graduate is past-president of a private school board, and has served on the boards of Trillium Family Services and Ethos Music Center. Harmon currently serves on MIKE Program’s Marketing & Fund Development Committee.

Advisory Board Member Whitney Neal

Whitney Neal

Whitney Neal is finishing her seventh year with Citigroup. Since 2003, she has participated in various roles with MIKE Program. Though initially drawn by personal connections, her dedication continues to grow with a passionate belief in the mission and the organization’s community impact. She currently resides in New York City.

Joe Nunn

Joe Nunn

Joe Nunn is the owner of J.J. Nunn & Associates, in addition to serving as the Chair of the Education Committee of the African American Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Rosemary Anderson High School/POIC, a Portland Alternative High School which serves developmentally-interrupted youth and young adults. Joe volunteers with the Marie Smith Alzheimers Day Center and the Southern Christian Leadership Council.

Michael Reyes-Andrillon

Michael Reyes-Andrillon, MPH

Michael is the Community Engagement Officer for the Northwest Health Foundation. He earned his bachelor’s degrees from Washington State University in Zoology and Ethnic Studies and his Master of Public Affairs from WSU Vancouver.  He has worked in higher education for almost 10 years. Michael brings a focus to helping underrepresented students reach their dreams of obtaining and completing a college degree.  He is also passionate about addressing health inequities, especially as his father-in-law, a migrant farmworker, suffered from total kidney failure.

Micah Thorp>

Micah Thorp, DO, MPH, FACP, FACN

Micah Thorp is a nephrologist and Associate Medical Director of Business Affairs at Kaiser Permanente in Oregon. He is a graduate of Oregon State University; the University of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa; completed his residency at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and completed a fellowship at Oregon Health Science University (OHSU). He worked at as a clinical researcher at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research. His work is primarily in kidney disease and population management, and predictive modeling.

Thomas Wood MD

Thomas C. Wood, MD, MACP

Tom Wood is in the private practice of nephrology in Anchorage, Alaska. His practices touches down on many communities in Alaska, but primarily his in-patient service is at Providence Alaska Medical Ctr. and Hospital.