Ruth Tadesse is the nurse faculty for Adult Mental Health Project ECHO at OHSU. Ruth has a PhD in nursing from the University of Utah, and a masters in gerontology and a post-masters in psychiatric mental health practitioner from OHSU School of Nursing. Ruth specializes in mental health related to older adults including depression, delirium, and dementia. Ruth is also an interventionist on a research study called Tele-STELLA and meets with family caregivers to help them modify behavior that they find upsetting or distressing. In her free time, Ruth likes to spend time with her family and travel and learn about new cultures.