CCTR Science Day Focuses on Ethical Issues in Research Involving Children and Adolescents

Another engaging CCTR Science Day took place May 16, 2017, as center members gathered in a packed room at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture to share their research and discuss the interplay of bioethics and translational research. Read more.

Member News

New Rates for Research Coordinator Core (RCC) Services Effective July 1

Rates will be applied to all existing and upcoming studies. See the RCC page for a list of new rates. The increases in rates are not expected to cause a substantial burden on studies; however, if you have concerns, please contact your grant and contract administrator and/or Leslie Proctor, CCTR center business manger.  

Welcome New Grant and Contract Administrator Sara Westrick Corbin

Westrick, Sara_105x140Sara joined the CCTR business office last month as a grant and contract administrator. Welcome, Sara!

What did you do before coming here? 

I was the financial resources coordinator at the Indiana Brownfields Program in Indianapolis, Indiana, for more than 10 years. 

What are some of your hobbies? 

I’ve been in the Pacific Northwest for less than a year, so I love spending time exploring the area! I also like to travel, cook and spend time with family and friends.

Anything else you’d like to share? 

I’m really looking forward to working at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute!

Grant Submissions Timeline Reminder

Please remember that CCTR requires final applications be received 5 business days before the sponsors due date. The process for submission of grant applications is outlined on the CCTR Pre-Award Administration page. The business office is here to help you put forth the best grant application possible and giving us enough time to review your application for compliance to sponsor and institutional policies ensures that we can do that for you.

Please reach out to your grant and contract administrator as soon as you are considering a grant submission. 

Roseanne Hampton Announced as Director, Research Center Operations for Integrated Business Operations – Clinical, Translational and Community Research

Roseanne Hampton will assume the position of director, Research Center Operations for Integrated Business Operations – Clinical, Translational, and Community Research (IBO-CTCR). 

In this new role she will direct the day-to-day center business operations of IBO-CTCR and will partner with Dedra Schendzielos to ensure that the IBO-CTCR research centers – Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR), Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development (CCHBD) and Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research (BTCCCR) – are optimally supported. Roseanne will be responsible for leading the development, implementation and evaluation of business operations to assure excellent customer service, quality and efficiency by identifying and understanding researchers’ needs and expectations. 

Roseanne has worked at the research institute for nearly eight years and holds a master’s degree in public administration. She most recently was the business manager for CCHBD and BTCCCR, where she oversaw the day-to-day operations and financial management of the two centers.

Introducing Seattle Children’s Research Institute’s Center for Pediatric Nursing Research

Seattle Children’s Research Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Pediatric Nursing Research. Under the direction of Debra Ridling, the center creates structure and processes to support nurses of all levels to lead and participate in clinical research throughout Seattle Children’s. The center is delineated as a center under the Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Visit the Center for Pediatric Nursing Research to learn more.