Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia, MD
Executive Director, OHSU Avel Gordly Center for Healing
A native Oregonian, Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia is a physician, scholar , educator and orator. Her thought leadership mobilizes our community to respond to critical social needs of the day. The newly appointed chief medical director for Volunteers of America (VOA) Oregon, a local branch of the national organization that provides social services throughout the U.S., Dr. Moreland-Capuia is a rising star with a fierce commitment to compassionate and intelligent leadership. In addition to her role as chief medical director for VOA Oregon, Dr. Moreland-Capuia continues her tenure at OHSU as director of the Avel Gordly Center for Healing and as an assistant professor of psychiatry.
Dr. Moreland-Capuia earned a B.S. from Stanford University and an M.D. from George Washington University. After medical school, Dr. Moreland-Capuia returned to Portland, where she completed four years of training in psychiatry and a fellowship in addiction medicine, both at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). At OHSU, Dr. Moreland-Capuia developed a national violence prevention program, Healing Hurt People (HHP) Portland.
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