Senior Administrative Assistant
Lynn Doolittle handles key administrative responsibilities including calendaring, meeting minutes, grant budgets, grant submission documents and annual reporting in conjunction with the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development’s Grants and Contracts team. She received a BA in theatre from the University of Georgia.
Shalynn Howard, MA
Shalynn Howard is the research manager for all Mangione-Smith grants. Additionally, she manages the Mangione-Smith lab team who work on projects such as the hospital’s Outcomes Assessment Program as well as the Pediatric Partners in Care Program. Her research interests focus on improving the health of children, adolescents and young adults, particularly those that reside in resource-limited settings. She holds a master’s degree in counseling as well as a bachelor’s degree in psychology and anthropology.
Clinical Research Associate I
Lurdes Ramos has been a CRA at Seattle Children’s since April 2013. She works across all lab programs conducting Spanish follow-up surveys, primarily the Quality of Life and Family Experience Survey. She completed her BS at the Universidad de San Martin de Porres in Lima, Peru. Her native language is Spanish and she is fully fluent in English.
Clinical Research Associate
Sinear Sadang has been a CRA at Seattle Children’s since 2013. She primarily conducts follow-up surveys with children and their families for the Outcomes Assessment Program in addition to conducting follow-up calls for the LAPSE and PRIMES grants. She is interested in researching the disparities of physical activity in children, due to her previous experience in conducting behavioral interventions in low-income areas that promote physical activity and her interest in human movement. She graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in public health.
Olivia Vargas, MPH
Clinical Research Associate II
Olivia Vargas works primarily on Pediatric Partners in Care to enroll patients and follow up with them to ensure their medical and social needs are being met. She also recruits patients for the Outcomes Assessment Program and the Family Experience Survey. She received her MPH in health services (maternal and child health) from the University of Washington and holds a BA from the University of Chicago in the history of medicine.
Clinical Research Assistant
Jordan Zeiger primarily conducts follow-up surveys with children and their families for the Outcomes Assessment Program in addition to fulfilling other various project related tasks for the lab. She is interested in researching inequalities of healthcare. She has a BA in anthropology and a BA in sociology from the University of Missouri.