Board of Trustees


Now accepting nominations to serve on our
Board of Trustees

The MSMP Board of Trustees (the ‘Board’) is the policy-making body of the society. The purpose of the Board is to:

  1. Accurately and reasonably represent the values and priorities of the membership;
  2. Oversee organizational income and expenditures; and
  3. Act as stewards of the membership by continually generating innovative ideas and implementing methods to improve the practice and the community of medicine.
  4. Represents members’ priority legislative issues to the Oregon Medical Association, who represents Oregon physicians’ priority issues to the American Medical Association.

Ultimately, the leadership success of the Board is a direct result of the creative and productive input of individuals and the collective participation of its members. These are exciting and changing times in medicine. Serving on the Board of the MSMP will allow you the opportunity to help shape the medical profession. Conversations are lively, direct and value-added. The Board meets monthly except July and August. Attendance is important, and we require a commitment to attend at least half of the meetings scheduled for the year.

Please let me know your interest in serving no later than March 12, 2018 by submitting your nominations to amanda@msmp.org.

Board of Trustees
2017 - 2018

Lydia Villegas, MD, President

Dr. Villegas earned her medical degree at the University of Nevada, School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at Oregon Health & Science University. 

Dr. Villegas takes a special interest in women’s health in addition to her overall interest in health promotion.

Bradley Bryan, MD, MBA, Immediate Past President

Dr. Bryan earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. He completed an MBA in Health Care at Oregon Health & Science University.

He was the Medical Director at Providence Hospitalist Program and is the current Medical Director of Regional Utilization Management at Providence Health & Services.


Brenda Kehoe, MD, Secretary-Treasurer

Dr. Kehoe received her medical degree and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. 

Formerly in private practice with Everywoman's Health, Dr. Kehoe is currently the Program Site Director for OB/GYN Resident Education at Emanuel Hospital with Legacy Systems in Portland, Oregon. She is also involved in and is affiliated with Legacy Emanuel Hospital and Health Center. She has been an instructor and associate professor at Oregon Health & Science University in Obstetrics and Gynecology education.

Additional Affiliations: Member of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and the Oregon Medical Association, robotic proctor since 2011, a Reviewer, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Green Journal) 2011 – current, and Reviewer, Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons since 2013


John Evans, MD, Trustee

Dr. Evans attended Oregon Health & Science University, and completed a residency Internal Medicine at Rochester General Hospital. Dr. Evans has been an instructor for the Department of Anesthesiology at Oregon Health & Science University, as well as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Oregon Health & Science University and the Veterans Hospital. He is a staff Anesthesiologist at Providence St. Vincent Hospital.

He is on the Board of Directors for the Portland IPA and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Amy Kerfoot, MD, Trustee

Dr. Kerfoot is a native Oregonian and earned her medical degree at Albany Medical College. In addition, she completed a residency in Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University, a Master’s degree Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health & Science University, and an undergraduate Human Biology degree from Stanford University.  She practices Occupational Medicine for Kaiser Permanente, and serves as a physician in the Oregon Army National Guard Medical Command.

Honors:  Alpha Omega Alpha, Elected to national medical honor society as a senior at Albany Medical College

Additional Affiliations: American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Oregon Medical Association


Jack Kron, MD, Trustee

Subspecialties in:  Cardiac Electrophysiology, Internal Medicine

Dr. Kron received medical degrees from Rutgers Medical School and Emory University Medical School, and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Oregon Health & Science University. After residency, Dr. Kron also completed his internship and fellowship in Cardiology at Oregon Health & Science University.

He is also a Professor Emeritus of Cardiology at Oregon Health & Science University and Electrophysiology at Legacy Health.

Fellowships:  University of Oregon Health Sciences, (FACC) American College of Cardiology

Denny Le, DPM, Trustee

Dr. Denny Le earned his medical degree from the California School of Podiatric Medicine. He completed a three-year surgical residency in trauma and reconstruction, and was the Chief Resident at Legacy/Kaiser Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program.

He currently is on staff with Cascade Foot & Ankle Specialists, and serves as the academic/surgical attending for the local podiatric surgery residency ​program.

Additional Affiliations: American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Oregon Podiatric Medical Association

Kellie Littlefield, DO, Trustee

Dr. Littlefield graduated with honors from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and with honors from University of Utah for undergraduate, majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry and French. She completed her internship, residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. She now works as an academic hospitalist and assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University.

Additional Affiliations:  American Osteopathic Association, American College of Physicians, Gold Humanism Honor Society, and Sigma Sigma Phi National Osteopathic Honor Society

Honors: Thomas J. & Nancy Fitzgerald Stack Award, John A Benson Award for Humanism in Medicine, Chief Residents' Award, and Internal Medicine House Staff Teaching Award from Oregon Health & Science University


B. Megan Madden, MD, Trustee

Dr. Madden earned her medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medical. She completed an internship in Internal Medicine, a fellowship in Neurophysiology and a residency in Neurology with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Madden is currently on staff as a General Neurologist at The Portland Medical Clinic.

Additional Affiliations:  American Medical Association, American Academy of Neurology, and American Epilepsy Society

Mary McCarthy, MD, Trustee

Dr. McCarthy is a board certified psychiatrist in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from Oregon Health & Science University where she also completed her residency.

Additional Affiliations:  American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Adam Obley, MD, Trustee

Dr. Obley graduated from the University of Kansas, School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University where he also served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Obley is a Clinical Epidemiologist at the Center for Evidence-based Policy where he works on a wide variety projects applying clinical and health services research to policy development.

He is an academic general internist at Oregon Health & Science University, as well as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. He is also a staff physician at the Portland VA Medical Center.

Eric Burgh, MD, Resident Member

Dr. Burgh earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currently an Internal Medicine resident at Providence Portland Medical Center.


Kylie Loutit, BS, Student Member

Kylie is currently a medical student at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine in the MD/MPH program.

Additional Affiliations:  American Academy of Pediatrics, National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Carmen Gaston, JD, Public Member

Carmen graduated from the Creighton University of School and Law. She is currently working as the Director of Development and Stewardship for the Archdiocese of Portland.

Additional Affiliations:  Board Member, Vice Chair & Chair of Nominations Committee for Volunteers of American Oregon, member of the Marketing Committee for Meals on Wheels People and Board Member of Catholic Charities of Portland.

Bradley Bryan, Marianne Parshley, John Evans, Mary McCarthy, Brenda Kehoe, Jack Kron, Amy Kerfoot, Carmen Gaston, Lydia Villegas, Anushka Shenoy, Adam Obley, Sharon Meieran

2014 - 2015 Trustees:  (left to right) Bradley Bryan, Marianne Parshley, John Evans, Mary McCarthy, Brenda Kehoe, Jack Kron, Amy Kerfoot, Carmen Gaston, Lydia Villegas, Anushka Shenoy, Adam Obley, Sharon Meieran

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