Who We Are

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Natalie Bowker

Director of Student Health and Wellness

Email: natalie.bowker@osucascades.edu
Phone: 541-322-3162
Office: Tykeson 210F

Natalie is an Oregon Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a counselor for OSU-Cascades. She received her master’s degree from Saint Mary’s University in Minnesota in 2006. Her approach to counseling to be collaborative, curious and relational. Natalie is also a trained yoga instructor and mindfulness educator. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family going on outdoor adventures, practicing yoga, reading and writing in coffee shops and napping.

Natalie has had a wide range of experiences that have led her to think deeply about loss, and even further, into ambiguous loss — what it means to grieve something we can’t define. During her talk at TEDxMcMinnville, she encouraged all to embrace the ambiguity in our lives.

Megan Lohr

Megan Lohr

Registered Nurse

Email: megan.lohr@osucascades.edu
Phone: 541-322-3127
Office: Tykeson Hall 210H

Megan is originally from Minnesota and has lived in Oregon since 2002. She became a Registered Nurse in 2007 and practiced in several roles, including addiction nursing, surgery and public health before discovering in 2019 that college health is what she loves the most. Megan has a particular interest in the mind-body connection and the complex factors that influence health, including life experiences, cultures, spirituality, thoughts and emotions. She approaches her practice with a focus on listening, and treating people as she would want to be treated.

K Mahoney

Katie Mahoney

Assistant Director of Counseling

Email: katie.mahoney@osucascades.edu
Phone: 541-706-2118
Office: Tykeson Hall 210G

Katie is a licensed clinical social worker with supervisory distinction. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in social work from The Ohio State University. Katie has worked with children, adolescents, adults and families for 21 years and specializes in treating individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma and grief.  Katie is a certified EMDR and Neurofeedback clinician. In addition, she uses areas of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Her positive and strength-based approach can help students learn the necessary skills to improve relationships and enhance joy and connection in their life.


Brooke Martindale

Wellness Coordinator

Email: brooke.martindale@osucascades.edu
Phone: 541-706-2184
Office: Tykeson Hall 210A

Brooke is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) focused on promoting health equity and encouraging students to advocate for their well-being. She holds a master’s degree in health science from Boise State University, specializing in health education and health leadership. Brooke is passionate about creating inclusive health programs that empower communities through education and collaboration.

Her expertise includes research and evaluation, program planning and health literacy. Brooke enjoys navigating challenges to ensure individuals have the resources they need for success. She understands how environmental factors, personal health and disease management can impact daily life significantly.

Brooke believes college is a critical time for self-discovery and establishing lifelong wellness habits. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking and exploring various outdoor activities in Central Oregon, such as skiing, mountain biking and paddle boarding.