Dr. Pettersen received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama. She attended The University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham and completed her pediatric residency at Oregon Health Sciences University. She was delighted and honored to be a general pediatrician at The Children’s Clinic in Portland, Oregon, from 1988 through 2014. She is currently a START trainer for the Oregon Pediatric Society and serves on the leadership committee of Trauma Informed Oregon.
Dr. Pettersen lives in Portland with her two cats and enjoys reading, gardening and knitting. She also enjoys visiting her daughter, now living in Austin, Texas.
4308 NE 16th Ave
Portland, OR 97211
AVA Affinity Groups are groups of AVA members who share a common interest and who wish to communicate and work together to advance knowledge and education about that topic. Take a look.
Watch our Featured Videos! AVA has many Informational and Educational Videos. Find out more.
AVA Research Reviews provide AVA members with recent published, peer-reviewed articles in a broad array of violence and abuse topics. Read more.