Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia
Executive Director at OHSU Avel Gordly Center for Healing
Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia was born and raised in NE Portland, Oregon. She holds a B.S. in Biological Sciences and a minor in Urban Studies from Stanford University and earned a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from the George Washington University School of Medicine Dr. Alisha completed four years of sub-specialty training in psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and a year of fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry, also at OHSU. Dr. Alisha is a licensed, double board certified psychiatrist. She is certified in general adult psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. Dr. Alisha specializes in addiction and trauma. Equally, Dr. Alisha is the co-founder of The Capuia Foundation which was established to progress the economic conditions in Angola, Africa by improving access to quality healthcare, education and agriculture. Dr. Alisha was appointed by Mayor Charlie Hales (and confirmed by Portland City Council) to serve as a Commissioner to the Portland Development Commission. Additionally, Dr. Alisha is an acclaimed leader and speaker and is frequently tapped to advise on matters of education, medicine, public health and policy.