Gail Harper,

Director, Business Development and Strategic Outreach

Biographical Sketch

As Director of Business Development and Strategic Outreach for the is the Knight Diagnostic Laboratories (KDL), Gail is responsible for assisting with the development and execution of strategies to create increased awareness and recognition of the molecular diagnostic testing services offered by the laboratories.

Prior to joining the KDL, Gail spent six years as a program administer for OHSU Knight Cancer Institute advancing strategic initiatives to ensure seamless patient management along the continuum of care and insuring high quality services that meet patient needs.  Gail was responsible for developing relationships with hospitals and health systems around the greater Oregon region and completing the business analysis and facilitating the creation of multiple multidisciplinary team clinics and an outpatient community oncology clinic. 

Gail received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from San Diego State University and a Masters of Public Administration-Healthcare Administration from Portland State University.

The Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University is a pioneer in the field of precision cancer medicine. The institute's director, Brian Druker, M.D., helped prove it was possible to shut down just the cells that enable cancer to grow. This breakthrough has made once-fatal forms of the disease manageable and transformed how cancer is treated. The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center between Sacramento and Seattle – an honor earned only by the nation's top cancer centers. It is headquarters for one of the National Cancer Institute's largest research collaboratives, SWOG, in addition to offering the latest treatments and technologies as well as hundreds of research studies and clinical trials.

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