About

Meet Our Members

The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care, led by Dr. Douglas J. Opel, director, was the first in the country to focus on bioethics issues and palliative care scholarship in pediatrics. It serves as a national resource for addressing the complex bioethical issues affecting families, healthcare institutions and society.

Leadership

  • Douglas J Opel, MD, MPH

    Douglas J Opel, MD, MPH

    Director, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care

  • Douglas S Diekema, MD, MPH

    Douglas S Diekema, MD, MPH

    Co-Director of Education, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care; Chair, Institutional Review Board Committee, Seattle Children's

  • Aaron G Wightman, MD, MA

    Aaron G Wightman, MD, MA

    Co-Director of Education, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care

  • Jori Felice Bogetz, MD

    Jori Felice Bogetz, MD

    Associate Director, Research, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care

  • Katie  Porter, JD, MPH

    Katie Porter, JD, MPH

    Director, Research Ethics Consultations, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care

Research Staff

Center Business Office

Center Business Manager

Colleen Lee
206-884-1331
Contact for center finance/activities, HR, and payroll (hiring, terminating, visa, etc.), ETM, Lawson approvals, equipment repair and maintenance, space allocation, non-PI assigned gift accounts, default payroll.

Grants and Contracts Support

CCTR GCA Mailbox
Contact for grant applications, contracts, LOE certification, budget monitoring, progress reports, just-in-time requests.

Administrative and Programmatic Support

Treuman Katz Center Administrator​
Contact for general inquiries, Lawson orders, capital equipment orders, NEAT, seminar, Concur (travel preauthorization and reimbursement).