Dr. Jason Kehr

Dr. Jason was born and raised in La Grande, Oregon and joined the practice in 2001 after graduation from Western States Chiropractic College. Dr. Jason is a platinum member of the Oregon Chiropractic Association. He obtained his OSAA certification as a body composition assessor for the high school wrestling team. Dr. Jason is currently completing hours in Chiropractic Bio-Physics. He has post doctorate training in Motor Vehicle Collisions, and is state certified for Workmen’s compensation treatments. Dr. Jason has been married since 2001, and has four children: Alexander, Julia, Tavian and Ridge. In his spare time, he enjoys being in the outdoors, fishing and hunting with his family.

Dr. Taylor Walden

Dr. Taylor was born and raised in Scappoose, Oregon and has recently joined our practice after graduating from Western States Chiropractic college in December 2021. He is a former wrestler and loves to hunt so he will be a great fit for our office! He is happily married and is a dog dad to his 2 golden retriever pups, Finley and Ellie. He loves Cross fit, running marathons, and being in the great outdoors. We are excited for him to join us in practice.

Dr. Katherine Halper

Dr. Katherine recently moved to La Grande to be closer to her husband’s family and to start a family of her own. She graduated from Palmer College in early 2014 and has held licenses in multiple states since. Dr. Katherine has her Advanced Certification in Chiropractic Biophysics technique and is the only female CBP doctor in the state of Oregon! Her focus is chronic pain and postural problems, such as scoliosis, hyperkyphosis and forward head posture. In 2023, she will become certified to practice chiropractic on animals as well through the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association, making her eastern Oregon’s only AVCA certified doctor. She is very excited to start offering health services to her new community of La Grande!

Michael Bothum, LMT

Michael graduated spring of 1971 from Lewis and Clark state college with an AAS in police officer training. He has a total of 13+ years of police experience plus 3.5 years as an EMT 1. Michael attended Inland Massage Institute in 1996, have been a licensed massage therapist since 1997, and have worked closely with chiropractors, physical therapists and doctors.

Aubrey Newberry

LXMO, CA, Office Manager

Aubrey started working in our office in May 2016. She was born and raised in Towson Maryland but moved to Oregon in 2005. She is married with 3 wonderful children, Landen, Jillian, and CJ. She enjoys being with her family, hiking, baking and just hanging out. Aubrey is definitely the “brain” of the office and has also completed her training in becoming a limited radiographer and is able to take all of our patients spine x-rays.

Hannah Caracciolo


Hannah is one of our new friendly faces here at Kehr Chiropractic. She is from The Dalles OR and graduated from EOU with a degree in Health and Human Performance. Hannah is a former back to back state champion in gymnastics! She likes to cook and be outside in the sunshine soaking up that vitamin D!

Trinity Wise


Trinity is our newest member of the team. She has been in Eastern Oregon for most of her life. Graduated from Union in 2020. She enjoys crocheting, baking, and just being outside.

Benedicte (Bene) Kehr

Practice Manager

Started working at Kehr Chiropractic back in 2001, I am “officially” the office manager, but am spending most of my time trying to keep up with our 4 children and their numerous activities. My time is shared between home, the office, and the Cross Fit gym that I own. My hobbies include trail running, lifting, paddle boarding, and reading.