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Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)


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Contact Us & Staff

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 & Quality Assurance

Sarah Keithly, MPH: Program Manager, Integrated Veteran Epidemiologic Study Data Resource (INVESTD-R)
Cindy Liu, BA: Program Manager, CSP #2028: Epidemiology, Immunology and Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19 (EPIC3)
Julieann Marshall, MSPH: Program Manager, Research Operations
Karen Nakayama, BS: Program Manager, CSP #595: Service and Health Among Deployed Veterans (SHADE)

Laura Rabuck, MPIA: Program Manager, Digital Team
Shauna Frank, MPH: Lead Project Manager, Vietnam-Era Registries
Erin Hoffman, MPH: Project Manager, Vietnam-Era Registries 

Nicole LeBlanc, MA: Project Manager, CSP #595: Service and Health Among Deployed Veterans (SHADE)
Jessi Libbing, MPH: Project Manager, Research Operations
Akemi Miyamoto, BS: Project Manager, Integrated Veteran Epidemiologic Study Data Resource (INVESTD-R)
Amber Banerjee, MPH: Project Manager, CSP #505: Millennium Cohort Study
Adrienne Tanus, MPH: Project Manager, CSP #2028: Epidemiology, Immunology and Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19 (EPIC3)
Jonathan Adams, PhD: National Study Coordinator, CSP #2028: Epidemiology, Immunology and Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19 (EPIC3)

Isaac Purton, MA: Data Administrator
Santiago Estrada, MPH: Research Health Science Specialist
Gretchen Bauermeister, MPH: Research Coordinator

Teresa Chen, MPH: Research Coordinator
Karl Freese, BS: Research Coordinator
Tess Harpur, MPH: Research Coordinator
Bianca Irimia, MPH: Research Coordinator

Nicole Stamas, MS: Research Coordinator
Sydney Thurman, MPH: Research Coordinator
Tracy Wang, MS: Research Coordinator
Chris Bromberg, MA: Research Specialist

John Phillips, BA: Research Specialist
Melina Tovar, MA: Research Specialist
Yarizel Herrera, BS: Research Assistant II

Jacob Martin, BA: Research Assistant II
Morgan Bergerud, BS: Research Assistant I
Sarah Forrest, BA: Research Assistant I

Annalivia Robinson, BA: Research Assistant I
Katie Shroeder, BS: Research Assistant I
Tija Tippett, BS: Research Assistant I
Gabriela Webb, BS: Research Assistant I

Scientific Staff

Edward J. Boyko, MD, MPH: Clinical Liaison
Gary Chen, PhD: Senior Biostatistician

Alyson Littman, PhD
Pradeep Suri, MD, MSc

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

Jonathan Sugimoto, PhD, MHS

Biostatistics Team
Anna Korpak, PhD: Lead Biostatistician
Aaron Baraff, MS: Biostatistician

Chris Forsberg, MS: Biostatistician
Amy Jeon, MS: Biostatistician
Andrew Timmons, MS: Biostatistician

Data Management Team
Kate Moore, PhD: Database Manager
Dan Morelli, BA: Program Manager 

Alexandra Fox, MSIS: Data Analyst
Alexander Peterson, MSc: Data Analyst
Elaine Hu, MS: Data Analyst
Chad Sisemore, MS: Data Analyst
Katrina Wicks, MPH: Data Analyst