Knight Cancer Institute Office of Community Relations and Outreach 

For questions about Knight Cancer Institute community relations or the Community Partnership Program, please:

  •    Call 503 494-1617 and select option six for the Office of Community Relations and Outreach.
  •    Email .

You may also sign up for the Community Partnership Program email list to receive notification of future funding cycles.


Community relations and outreach staff

Katie Wilkes
Community relations program manager

Niyati Desai, M.A.
Manager, community outreach and education

Erin Solomon
Community health educator

Katie Bernay
Community health educator

Melissa Varnum, M.P.H.
Community outreach specialist

Devra O’Gara
Community relations coordinator

Marilynn Hubin
Community relations coordinator