Endocrinology and Diabetes

Meet Your Team

Consistently ranked one of the nation's best endocrinology and diabetes programs by U.S. News and World Report.Our team includes doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified diabetes educators, dietitians and social workers. We stay in close communication with you – and with each other – as we care for your child.

Teams

Advanced practice providers

Advanced practice providers (APPs) include advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) and physician assistants (PAs) with special training and education to diagnose and treat patients.

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Nurses

  • Joy Briggs, RN, MBA, MSN

  • Mackenzie Dodds, RN

  • Anne Dulong, RN, CDE

  • Kirsten Duncan, RN

  • Ellen Fischer, RN, BSN, CDE

  • Lauren Frishholz, RN

  • Christine Hebert, RN

  • Caroline Hudders, RN, MS, CDE

  • Cecilia Izzo, RN, BSN, MS, CDE

  • Chin Kok, RN

  • Maggie Laubach, RN, CDE

  • Barbara Maslaney, RN, BSN, CDE

  • Courtney Matyas, RN, CDE

  • Michael Myers, RN, CDE

  • Amanda Peters, RN, BSN, CDE

  • Linda Reece, RN, BSN, CDE

  • Cindi Smith, RN, BSN, CDE

  • Cari Witruk, RN, BSN, CDE

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Dietitians

Dietitians work with you and your child on a plan for nutritional health, growth and development.

  • Kendra Baldwin, MPH, RDN, CD

  • Tran Hang, MS, RD, CD, CDE

  • Elena Ralph, MPH, RD, CD

  • Michele Rimmer, MS, RDN, CD

  • Paula Woo, MEd, RDN, CD

  • Cheryl Woods, MS, RDN, CD, CDE

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Family Support

Our social workers are skilled counselors who provide emotional support and help families get the resources they need.

  • Lauren Collins, LICSW, MSW

  • Daniel Davis, MSW, LSWAIC

  • Jessica Koppy, LICSW, MSW

  • Rachel McEvoy, MSW, LSWAIC

  • Maryross Olanday, MSW, LSWAIC

  • Alia Paget, MSW, LSWAIC

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Child Life

Certified Child Life Specialists provide evidence-based, developmentally appropriate interventions including therapeutic play, preparation, and education that reduce fear, anxiety, and pain for children and youth.

  • Megan Bast, BS, CCLS

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Psychology

Our psychologist works exclusively with AYA (Adolescent/Young Adult) patients to diagnose and treat mental health issues that affect thoughts, emotions, or behavior. Psychologists draw from science to treat problems with evidence based talking and behavioral therapy. They have a doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in the study of the mind and behavior rather than in the study of medicine. For this reason, they do not prescribe medicine.

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Contact Us

For more information, contact the Endocrinology and Diabetes Program at 206-987-2640. If you would like an appointment, ask your child’s primary care provider to refer you.

We provide care in Seattle and 6 other cities in Washington state. See our locations.

Providers, see how to refer a patient.