Dr. Donald Palmer
Dr. Donald Palmer founded Olson Pediatric Clinic in 1972. He attended University of Illinois Medical School and did his pediatric residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, and University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Dr. Palmer is a member of the Academy of Pediatrics, the North Pacific Pediatric Society, and the Oregon Pediatric Society.
Dr. Palmer and his wife, Joan, enjoy spending time at the beach. They have two grown children and a dog.
Dr. Alvan Pang
Dr. Alvan Pang received his medical degree from the University of Washington and did his residency at Oregon Health & Science University. He joined Olson Pediatric Clinic in 1988, after practicing at the Metropolitan Clinic in Portland from 1975 until 1988. Dr. Pang has a special interest in mental health.
Dr. Pang's favorite free time activity is fishing. He enjoys his fishing trips locally and in Mexico and Alaska. He is married and has two daughters.
Dr. Brian Kittams
Dr. Brian Kittams was born and grew up in Great Falls, Montana. He attended college at Harvard University, medical school at the University of Washington, and did his pediatric residency at the University of Iowa. Dr. Kittams has been at Olson Pediatric Clinic since 1989. Dr. Kittams is board certified in pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
He and his wife, Cathy, have been married for 30 years, and have two children and one grandchild. Dr. Kittams enjoys hiking in the mountains, walking on the beach, and occasional cross-country skiing. Being a grandparent has become his new favorite pastime.
Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University in California in 1977. He completed his residency at the University of Texas, Galveston in 1982 and is board certified in pediatrics. After practicing for 12 years in The Dalles, Dr. Hoffman joined Olson Pediatrics in 1994. He provides Olson Pediatrics' International Travel Consultation services.
Dr. Hoffman is married with two grown children who both work in the medical field. He is a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association and cannot resist a good crossword puzzle, video game or new book.
Dr. Meri Harper received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed her residency at OHSU/Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in 2004. She practiced in Salt Lake City, Utah for five years before returning to Oregon in 2009. Dr. Harper has a special interest in lactation and breastfeeding. She also has an interest in helping underserved populations and has volunteered in international medical missions.
Dr. Harper and her husband, Sean, have two daughters. She enjoys music, knitting, and hiking.
Dr. Elizabeth Graff received her medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed her residency at OHSU/Doernbecher Children's Hospital in 2012. Her special interests in pediatrics include injury and obesity prevention. She is a proficient Spanish speaker.
Dr. Graff is married and has two active school-aged children. When she is not busy with her family she enjoys running, hiking, traveling, music and reading.