Welcome to our Advisory Council members!

Sukhee So, PT, DPT

Sukhee brings six years of neurologic experience as a physical therapist. She is passionate about serving and gifted in leadership, as demonstrated by her positions with the Oregon PT Association and the Global PT Day of Service Team. Sukhee leads monthly hikes in the Portland area for people with Parkinson’s Disease, maintains a Vestibular competency certification through the APTA, and has represented the OPTA as a Delegate for 3 years. Sukhee is a great addition to our advisory council and we are excited about the experience and enthusiasm that she brings to the organization.




Laura Thayer

Laura is the Associate Director of Service Operations for Optum, a Division of UnitedHealthcare. She has worked in the healthcare industry for over 20 years, and has consistently demonstrated integrity, compassion and relationship-building with people at all levels of service. She is passionate about improving quality of life for individuals with chronic conditions through communication and connecting them to resources and their community. Laura's wealth of expertise and deep perspective into current healthcare issues makes her a valuable member of our team.