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Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)


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Mailing address:
Seattle ERIC
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
1660 S Columbian Way, S-152-E
Seattle, WA 98108

Phone: (206) 764-2773

Key Personnel

Nicholas L. Smith, PhD: Director
Jen Sporleder, BS: Associate Center Director, Research Operations
Mary Jo May, BA Ed: Lead Administrator

Research Staff and Quality Assurance

Julieann Marshall, MSPH: Program Manager
Laura Rabuck, MPIA: Research Resource Guide Manager
Cindy Liu, BA: Project Manager, CSP #256: Vietnam-Era Twin Registry
Karen Nakayama, BS: Project Manager, CSP #595: Respiratory Health in Iraq and Afghanistan
Amber Seelig, MPH: Program Analyst, CSP #505: Millennium Cohort Study
Pedro Herrera Rodriguez, BS: Research Coordinator, CSP #G002: Million Veteran Program
Sara Kath, MPA: Quality Research Specialist/CSP RRG Manager
Karl Freese, BS: Research Coordinator
Ann-Marie Dobles, BS, BA: Research Coordinator
Nicole LeBlanc, MA: Research Coordinator
Isaac Purton, MA: Research Coordinator
Emily Wing, BS: Research Coordinator
Samuel Hung, BA: Research Assistant
Laura Sandberg, BA: Research Assistant
Shauna Biggs, MPH: Research Assistant

Scientific Staff - (also see selected biosketches)

Edward J. Boyko, MD, MPH: Clinical Liaison
Jack Goldberg, PhD, MA: Senior Epidemiologist, Vietnam-Era Twin Registry
Mary Lou Thompson, PhD: Senior Biostatistician
Chuck Maynard, PhD, Database Specialist
Alyson Littman, PhD: Epidemiologist
Pradeep Suri, MD, MSc

Affiliate Investigators
Jason Dominitz, MD, MHS
Bessie Young, MD, MPH
Molly Shores, MD
Marc Blondon, MD
James Floyd, MD
Beverly Kocarnik, MD

Data Management Team
Ania Korpak, PhD: Biostatistician
Kate Moore, PhD: Database Manager
Chris Forsberg, MS: Biostatistician
Alexandra Fox, MSIS: Research Data Specialist
Andrew Timmons, MS: Biostatistician
Jenny Tan, MA: Research Programmer
Dan Morelli, BS: Research Programmer