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Center Faculty and Staff

Center Co-Directors

  • Amy Kim, DDS
    Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry 
    Assistant Director of Clinical Research, Pediatric Dentistry
    Director of Strategic Initiatives, RIDE
    School of Dentistry
  • Brenda Zierler, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
    School of Nursing

Assistant Directors

  • Tracy Brazg, MSW, MPH, MA, PhD-C
    Doctoral Candidate, University of Washington 
    Ethics Consultant, University of Washington Medical Center and Northwest Hospital and Medical Center
    School of Social Work
  • Debra Liner
    Program Operations Manager, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
    School of Nursing

Founding and Past Director

  • Pamela Mitchell, PhD, CNRN, FAAN
    Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
    Founding Director, Center for Health Science Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice
    School of Nursing

Center Faculty

  • Erin Abu-Rish Blakeney, PhD, RN
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
    School of Nursing

Center Staff

  • Amanda Moore
    Program Coordinator
  • Andrew Naluai-Cecchini
    Technical Manager, WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH)
  • Austin Shipman
    Program Operations Specialist, WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH)
  • Erin Sy
    Program Coordinator
  • Laurel Barchet, BS, RN
    Program Coordinator 
  • Megan Miller, MEd
    Program Operations Specialist
  • Nicole Woodard, MHA
    Program Manager

Content Authors

  • Erin Abu-Rish Blakeney, PhD, RN
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
    School of Nursing
  • Douglas Brock, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and MEDEX Northwest
    School of Medicine
  • Diana [Taibi] Buchanan, PhD, RN
    Assistant Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
    School of Nursing
  • Leslie Carranza, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
    School of Medicine
  • Jennifer Danielson, PharmD, MBA
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy
    Director, Introductory Practice Experiential Education
    School of Pharmacy
  • George Demiris, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
    School of Nursing
  • Suzan Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN
    Assistant Professor
    Washington State University
  • Tom Gallagher, MD
    Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine
    Associate Professor, Bioethics & Humanities
    School of Medicine
  • Dana Hammer, PhD, PharmD
    Director, Bracken Pharmaceutical Care Learning Center
    Director, Teaching Certificate Program in Pharmacy Education
    School of Pharmacy
  • Daniel Low, BMedSci, BMBS, MRCPCH, FRCA 
    Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
    School of Medicine
  • David Masuda, MD, MS
    Lecturer, Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine
    Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health
  • Karen McDonough, MD
    Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine
    School of Medicine
  • Amy Morris, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
  • Peggy Odegard, PharmD, BCPS, FASCP, CDE
    Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy
    School of Pharmacy
  • Brian Ross, PhD, MD
    Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
    School of Medicine
  • Sarah Shannon, PhD, RN
    Associate Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
    School of Nursing
  • Jennifer Sonney, PhD, ARNP, PPCNP-BC
    Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Child Nursing
    Lead, Advanced Practice Pediatric Nursing (PNP, PCNS)
    School of Nursing
  • Linda Vorvick, MD
    Lecturer, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies
    School of Medicine
  • Mayumi Willgerodt, PhD, MPH, RN
    Professor; Director of Graduate Studies                                                                                                                 School of Nursing and Health Studies, UW Bothell
  • Sharon J. Wilson, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
    Lecturer, Department of Family and Child Nursing
    School of Nursing
  • Seth Wolpin, PhD, MPH
    Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
    School of Nursing
  • R. Eugene Zierler, MD
    Professor of Surgery
    Medical Director, D.E. Strandness Jr. Vascular Laboratory 
    School of Medicine

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