Cystic Fibrosis Program

Meet Your Team

The Cystic Fibrosis Program brings together a team from many specialties to develop the care plan that works best for your child. You and your child are central members of the team. We take a proactive approach to managing your child’s condition and are passionate about improving their quality of life.

Providers in the Cystic Fibrosis Program include:

Leadership

  • Ron L Gibson, MD, PhD

    Ron L Gibson, MD, PhD

    Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center; Co-Director, Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutic Development Center; Associate Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship

  • Thida  Ong, MD

    Thida Ong, MD

    Associate Director, Seattle Children's Cystic Fibrosis Center; Medical Director, Quality Improvement

Teams

Nurses

  • Allison Brunson, RN

  • Dawnita Munshaw, RN

  • Julie Romero, RN

  • Vanessa Stern, RN

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Athletic Trainers

  • Mike McLaughlin Jr, LAT, ATC

  • Bethany Vandivort, LAT, ATC

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Child Life Specialists

  • Tricia Bertsch, CCLS, MA

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Dietitian

  • Sarah Bell, RD

  • Hilary Hendrix, RD

  • Regina Nagy-Steinert, RD

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Respiratory Therapist

  • Amy Hook, RRT, CPFT

  • Richard Hughes, RRT, CPFT

  • Debbie Morgan, RRT

  • Brad Reece, RT, CPFT

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Social Worker

  • Al Lew, MSW, LICSW

  • Gailon Wixson, MSW, LICSW

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Contact Us

For more information, contact the Cystic Fibrosis Program at 206-987-2024. If you would like an appointment, ask your child’s primary care provider for a referral.

Providers, see how to refer a patient.