Gwen Dayton, JD, CHC


Gwen is General Counsel and Executive Vice President for the Oregon Health Care Association.  She has over 20 years of experience working with health law and policy, including serving as counsel for the Oregon Medical Association, the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, Kaiser NW Permanente and the Oregon legislature.  In addition to her current duties, she serves as adjunct faculty at Pacific University, teaching courses in health care compliance.


Gwen grew up in Eugene, Oregon and graduated from Pomona College and the University of Oregon School of Law.  She is active in the health care law community and currently serves on the board of directors for Door to Grace as well as the Our House board.