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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
Sara Kath, MPA: Quality Research Specialist
Sarah Keithly, MPH: Project Manager, Integrated Veteran Epidemiologic Study Data Resource (INVESTD-R)
Ann-Marie Doble, BS, BA: Research Coordinator
Karl Freese, BS: Research Coordinator
Amanda Garcia, MPH: Research Coordinator
Nicole LeBlanc, MA: Research Coordinator
Isaac Purton, MA: Research Coordinator
Erin Acosta, MPH: Research Assistant
Shauna Biggs, MPH: Research Assistant
Samuel Hung, BA: Research Assistant
Jessica Jang, BA: Research Assistant
Jordan Tuia, BS: 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

Biostatistics Team
Ania Korpak, PhD: Lead Biostatistician
Chris Forsberg, MS: Biostatistician
Adam Omidpanah, MA: Biostatistician
Andrew Timmons, MS: Biostatistician

Data Management Team
Kate Moore, PhD: Database Manager 
Alexandra Fox, MSIS: Research Data Specialist
Dan Morelli, BS: Research Programmer