Our Health Care Providers

Diana | PNP, MSN, MS, RN

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Diana is the medical provider at Outside In’s School Based Health Center at Milwaukie High School. She is a board-certified nurse practitioner specializing in pediatrics. She obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing from Yale University, and also earned a Masters in Science in the global health department at Unversity College London in the United Kingdom. Diana is passionate about child and adolescent medicine and is thrilled to be part of the OI SBHC team. In her free time she loves to go backpacking and travel, and has been to over 65 countries on all 7 continents. She also loves her dog who is named Harry Potter, after her favorite book.

Flortasha | FNP

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Flortasha is the medical provider at Outside In’s East Portland Clinic. Flortasha moved to Oregon in 3rd grade and graduated from Simmons University in 2018 with a Master’s in Nursing focused on family medicine. She is passionate about working with the underserved population and teaching patients how to modify lifestyles to improve disease states. Flortasha bring a patient-centered and holistic approach to her work.  She is passionate about teaching the next generation of providers and precepts students from all over the United States. When she’s not working, you can find her exploring the world, either by traveling to new countries, watching movies, and spending time with family and close friends. 

Emmy | FNP-C, CNM

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Emmy grew up in Boston, MA and moved to Oregon six years ago. She graduated from OHSU in 2017 with a Master’s in Nursing focused on family medicine and in 2020 with a Post Masters Certificate in Midwifery. Emmy believes every person deserves high quality and compassionate healthcare. She bring a patient-centered and holistic approach to her work. When she’s not working, you can find her exploring the world, either by hiking/camping in the Pacific Norwest or travelling to new and exciting countries. She also spends her free time reading or listening to music with her cat and two dogs.

Isabelle | MD

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Isabelle was born and raised in Portland.  She completed medical school at Oregon Health and Science University and moved to in Seattle in 2014 for Family Medicine residency training at Swedish-First Hill.  She returned to Portland in 2018 to join the primary care team at Outside In.  She loves working with her colleagues at Outside In to provide high quality, comprehensive medical care to individuals across their lifespan.   Outside of medicine, she loves riding her bike, seeing live music, and talking about getting a dog.

Miguel | ND

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Miguel joined Outside In as a primary care provider in 2018. Before coming to Outside In, he graduated from the National University of Natural Medicine in 2014 and then completed three years of residency in their teaching program while also collaborating with Volunteers of America to help provide clinical care in their treatment facilities. When he isn’t at work, he can be found hiking in the woods with his wife and their two dogs or puttering around in his garage.

Monica | FNP

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Monica joined Outside In’s downtown clinic team in 2023. She grew up in the Midwest, went to nursing school on the east coast and is thrilled to have landed here on the west coast. Before going to nursing school, she spent 6 years doing community building work with Spanish speaking communities in Lima, Peru. She is passionate about facilitating accessibility in healthcare and helping people feel empowered and equipped to pursue their unique health goals. Outside of work you can find her looking for the nearest body of water, biking to Mt. Tabor, out in the garden, or trying to track down Portland’s best chocolate chip cookie.

Rachel | MD

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Rachel joined Outside In as a volunteer in 2010 and was inspired by the organization’s compassionate approach to serving marginalized people. She went to medical school at the University of Washington and finished her family medicine residency training at Providence Milwaukie Hospital in 2020. She returned to Outside In as a doctor in 2022. Rachel is dedicated to the medically and culturally excellent care of patients from all walks of life. She is especially excited about providing high quality LGBTQ healthcare and is a longtime member of the Portland queer and trans community. Outside of work she is usually cooking, running, growing vegetables, or hiding in the woods.

Wayne | MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM, Professor of Pediatrics

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Wayne joined Outside In as a medical provider in 1997, and served as the Medical Director until June of 2017. During this time the clinic became a Federally Qualified Health Center, established OI’s medical van program, and built school-based health centers at Milwaukie High School and Rex Putnam. Currently Wayne serves as one of two medical providers at Milwaukie High School Health & Wellness Center, and is the Associate Medical Director for School-based Health. Wayne is a pediatrician who specializes in Adolescent Medicine, and is the Head of the Division of Adolescent Health at Oregon Health Science University. He enjoys working with youth and their families. He is active in medical student and resident education. Wayne completed medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin, pediatric residency at Stanford University, and Fellowship and MPH at the University of Minnesota. In his free time, Wayne enjoys spending time with his wife and two adolescent children.

Success Stories


As a patient at Outside In, the dignity, compassion, and respect that I was shown by staff truly had a lasting impact on me and directly resulted in me wanting to get involved in helping my community.


Outside In made me want to be around excellence. Outside In shaped me. It taught me how to be kind to people less fortunate.


When I came out as trans and reached out to the community for help, everyone had something good to say about Outside In.


Through these connections I was able to get into school and graduate as a Certified Medical Assistant


Through Outside In’s guidance and support, I was in my own apartment completely self-sufficient within a week.


If you met me today, you might never imagine I spent countless nights sleeping under the Burnside Bridge.


I wanted independence and stability. I wanted to belong. I found Outside In.


Housing at Outside In is so much more than a roof over your head. The staff is helpful and amazing. They were always there for us anticipating our needs. Finally, we weren’t hungry anymore and we were safe.


I feel safe at Outside In. I love Outside In people. How they love us, care for us. The wonderful and fresh food, the health care, the accommodations, the hospitalities. People talking to me, listening to me. Changing lives. It is a great moment.


By the time I was 17, I didn't trust anybody...except Outside In. The staff took my concerns seriously, and took a holistic approach. They protected me.