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Learn More About the Members of Our Team

Current Team Members

  • Nell  Baumgarten, MS1

    Nell Baumgarten, MS1

    Nell is a first-year medical student at the University of Washington School of Medicine. At UW, she is a lead for the Med for Ed interest group and is passionate about engaging children and young adults with science and medicine. She is very excited to research with the Bogetz Lab and is particularly interested in improving communication between providers, patients and their families.

  • Kelli  England, MS1

    Kelli England, MS1

    Kelli is a first-year medical student at the University of Washington Spokane Foundations Site. She is working with Drs. Jori Bogetz and Amy Trowbridge to study a new pediatric palliative care education program (PedsTalk) that is being launched in the UW Department of Pediatrics. She also enjoys leading volunteers at the Providence Community Clinic in Spokane, as well as the Undergraduate Mentorship Program. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, skiing, playing tennis and crafting.

  • Emma  Meissner, MS1

    Emma Meissner, MS1

    Emma is a first-year medical student at the University of Washington School of Medicine Seattle campus where she is a pediatric interest group lead. She also has a strong interest in youth homeless advocacy and spends time volunteering at ROOTS Youth Homeless Shelter.

  • Ellie  Oslin, BA

    Ellie Oslin, BA

    Clinical Research Coordinator II

    Ellie has been a Clinical Research Coordinator II at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care since April 2022. She supports multiple research projects and investigators, particularly those focused on developing new, innovative interventions or educational modules to improve equity and visibility within the healthcare system for racial/ethnic minorities and families who have children with SNI. Her work in our lab—interacting with and carrying out research with vulnerable pediatric populations—has enhanced and informed her desire to pursue a career as a pediatric trauma researcher and apply to clinical psychology doctoral programs in the coming year.

Previous Team Members

Hannah Lewis, BA

Hannah LewisHannah worked as a clinical research coordinator in our lab from 2019-2022. Hannah is completing the first year of medical school at Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine where she is the lead for the Bioethics Interest Group and co-lead of our Pride Alliance Interest Group.

Kelly Shipman, BS

Kelly ShipmanKelly has spent the past 18 years working in research operations within the disciplines of oncology, infectious disease and palliative care. Kelly’s background in psychology and public health uniquely positioned her to provide a high level of support for all aspects of research, which has extended to publishing original work. As of July 2023, Kelly will be a senior research project manager for early phase immunotherapy trials at the University of Pennsylvania.

Family Advisory Group

We work closely with a family advisory group made up of parents and family caregivers of children with complex chronic conditions. We meet throughout the year to review every aspect of our research efforts. If you are interested in joining our family advisory group, please email us.

Our Research Collaborators

We collaborate with researchers across the world including those at Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio; University of California, San Francisco and Oakland, California; University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama; Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut; Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; SickKids in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and others. We also collaborate with Courageous Parents Network.

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