The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Healthcare & the Cure of Illness

The human body and all its vulnerabilities present an ongoing multifaceted range of challenges for those drawn to fixing that which is broken, out of balance, dis-eased. Physicians, nurses, physiatrists, naturopaths, nurse practitioners, body workers, many more specialties and occupations make up the Healthcare and the Cure of Illness community.

Explore Your Purpose

There are various ways to get to know your community of purpose. Learn more about what your next step could be in Healthcare and the Cure of Illness!

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Where do Reedies go?

Your education at has prepared you for many opportunities, take a look at what other Reedies within your community of purpose have gone on to do with their degree!

Entry Level Roles

  • Occupational Safety Specialist, US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Information Analyst, Kaiser Permanente
  • Direct Care Counselor, South Coast Community Services
  • Crisis Office Manager, White Bird Clinic
  • Research Assistant II, OHSU Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics;
  • Behavioral Specialist, Ryther Child Center
  • Editorial Assistant and Development Liaison, Partners in Health
  • Research Fellow, National Institutes of Health
  • Veterinary Assistant, Oregon Humane Society
  • Medicinal Chemist, OHSU
  • Medical Assistant, SW Community Health Center
  • Research Intern, eFFECTOR Therapeutics
  • Medical Scribe, Scribe-X
  • Production Chemist, Bio-Rad
  • Residential Counselor, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Account Management Support Specialist, Rise Medical Staffing
  • Caregiver, Aging and Disability Services
  • Biomedical Engineer, National Institutes of Health
  • Middle and Elementary School Health Instructor, Peace Corps
  • Garden Project Coordinator, North by Northeast Commmunity Health Center
  • Research Assistant, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Research Technician, New York University Medical Center
  • Medical Assistant, Kartini Clinic
  • Social Services Coordinator, Miramont Pointe Assisted Living/Memory Care Residence
  • Mental Health Tech, Secure Children's Inpatient Unit
  • Lab Volunteer, OHSU Translational Research of Adolescent Change Lab
  • PRN Research Assistant, DaVita Clinical Research
  • Behavior Interventionist, Autism Spectrum Therapies
  • Licensed Massage Therapist, Zama Massage Therapeutic Spa
  • Research Assistant, Verily Life Sciences
  • Animal Care and Behavior Associate, SPCA of Wake County
  • Administrative Support Specialist, White Bird Clinic
  • Research Coordinator/Lab Manager, University of Chicago Psychology Department
  • Vet Tech, Santa Fe Animal Shelter
  • Research Assistant II: Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, OHSU
  • Administrative Assistant, Northwest Surrogacy Center
  • Research Associate, Juno Therapeutics
  • Research Assistant, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
  • Mental Healthcare Supported Employment Specialist, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Research Assistant, OHSU
  • Medical Scribe, ScribeAmerica
  • Research Assistant II: Behavioral Neuroscience, OHSU
  • Research Scientist I/Lab Manager, University of Washington Biochemistry Department
  • Research Assistant, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Research Assistant: Pharmaceutical Research, UCSF
  • Information Analyst, Kaiser Permanente
  • Intern, Modern AlkaMe Inc.
  • Research Associate, U.C. Berkeley Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
  • Research Fellow:  Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and Neuropsychopharmacology (CPN), National Institutes of Health

Grad School Destinations

  • D.P.T., University of Wisconsin
  • Nursing, University of Illinois
  • O.D., Pacific University College of Optometry
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • Cell and Molecular Biology at University of Pennsylvania
  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Ph.D. in Chemical Biology at Johns Hopkins University
  • D.V.M., UC Davis Veterinary School
  • M.D., Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey
  • Ph.D., Neuroscience, Wake Forest University
  • PhD Biology, University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine
  • School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University at Buffalo SUNY
  • Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin
  • M.S. in Physiology, Case Western Reserve University
  • Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Iowa
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Colorado State University
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, UC Berkeley
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Scripps Research Institute
  • Microbiology, Portland State University
  • Ph.D., Biology, Rockefeller University
  • Ph.D, Chemistry, University of Oregon
  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Princeton University
  • Ph.D., Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Chicago
  • Au.D., Audiology, Northwestern School of Communication
  • Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Michigan
  • Ph.D., Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Harvard University
  • M.Sc., Bioscience, Technology, and Public Policy, University of Winnipeg

Alumni are or have been

  • Physician, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, University of Washington
  • Physician, UCSF Medical Center
  • Professor and chair, Cellular + Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF
  • Executive Director, Health Research Institute
  • Anesthesiologist, Providence Medical Center
  • Research Doctor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Psychiatry Department, University of Washington
  • School Psychologist, Seneca Family of Agencies
  • Senior Research Scientist, Evergreen Sciences
  • Radiation Physicist, California-Pacific Medical Center
  • Geriatrics Physician, Providence Health Services
  • President of Medical Staff & Physician, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Psychiatrist at the Comprehensive Breast Center, Swedish Medical Center
  • Dermatology Clinical Research Coordinator, OHSU
  • Medical Social Worker, Harbors Home Health and Hospice
  • Peer Support Specialist, LifeworksNW
  • Physician of Emergency Medicine, St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Diagnostic Radiologist, Grass Valley Radiology Medical Group
  • Hand Surgeon, Virginia Hand Center
  • Womens Health Specialist, El Centro Family Health
  • Chief scientist, Blood Farms
  • Founder & CEO, Personal Peptides LLC

Resources & Information

Joining an assosication, reaching out to Reed alumni, and reviewing databases are great ways to develop a network within your community of purpose. 

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