Dr. Laura Beer, director of the music therapy program, gave a talk titled Music Therapy: A Healing Art and Clinical Modality at the National Federation of Music Clubs' conference in June 2014.
Margaret Allee, business faculty and alum, was named director of programs for Susan G. Komen Oregon and SW Washington branch in April 2014.
Allee will lead all aspects of Komen's programming, including: educating the public about breast cancer, reducing risk of the disease, detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages, supporting survivors through treatment and beyond, and fueling scientists and researchers to find the cures.
Allee has served in health care leadership positions for Legacy Health System, Oregon Health & Science University and Providence Health and Services. Her numerous volunteer roles include having served as Board President of the Kidney Foundation of Oregon and Washington.
Susan G. Komen is the world's largest breast cancer organization. Komen has invested $30 million in Oregon and SW Washington to fund research, early detection, survivor support and advocacy.
Margaret Allee is a faculty member in the School of Business. She is a nurse, attorney, ethicist, educator and published author with extensive experience in health care, law and the insurance industry. She earned a master's in business at Marylhurst University in 1989.