Our Team

Our Team


megaMichael Mega MD, PhD

Dr. Mega is a Cognitive Neurologist who trained at UCLA where he also obtained his PhD in Neuroscience with an emphasis on structural and functional brain mapping. He directed the Memory Disorders clinic at UCLA from 1996-2002 as well as the Alzheimer Center’s imaging core. He came to Providence Saint Vincent’s in 2004 and directed the Cognitive Assessment Clinic until 2015 when he began the Center for Cognitive Health. He has published multiple scientific papers, book chapters, and a textbook contributing to the field of cognitive neuroscience. View Dr. Mega’s CV here




Shelby Kline MS

Shelby is the Director of Clinical Research and a Psychometrician for the clinic.  She graduated with her Master’s of Science in biology, focusing on developmental Neuroendocrinology. In addition to working at the Center of Cognitive Health, she also enjoys teaching for the Medical Professions department of Portland Community College. Some of her favorite thing to do are hike, cook, and travel—with the South Island of New Zealand being her favorite destination yet!





Tyler Leecing BS

Tyler is a Clinical Research Coordinator and Psychometrician. He graduated with a Bachelors in Science in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology from Portland State University. Prior to joining our clinic Tyler has worked as a behavioral therapist for children on the autism spectrum. He has also volunteered with a local non-profit called NW Noggin teaching children about neuroscience and the relationship between art and science. He would like to pursue a Masters in Neuroscience focused in research. His hobbies are playing music, skateboarding, hiking, and writing.




Andrew Van Dinter BS

Andrew is a recent graduate from Western Washington University with a Bachelors of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience. He is passionate about healthcare research, particularly with regards to neurodegenerative disorders and hopes to obtain higher education to pursue this in the future. In his free time he enjoys snowboarding, hiking, swimming, and listening to music.