Libby Bliss, MA, CCRC


Libby BlissLibby Bliss is the supervisor for the Mangione-Smith lab team and particularly enjoys mentoring research coordinators and working in the areas of regulatory affairs and compliance. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a master of arts in interdisciplinary arts and sciences from the University of Washington, Tacoma. She holds the Certified Clinical Research Coordinator designation through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).

Kevin Bocek

Clinical Research Assistant

Kevin BocekKevin Bocek is a Seattle native who graduated from Portland’s Lewis and Clark College in 2015 with degrees in psychology and German studies. After graduating, he worked for two years with homeless adolescents at YouthCare programs. While working the night shift at one of these programs, he became interested in doing research and started volunteering for Seattle Children’s Research Institute. After a year of volunteering he began working as a research assistant, and has continued ever since. In the future, he’d like to combine his social work and research experiences by pursuing a PhD in clinical psychology focusing on adolescent crisis counseling and suicide prevention research.

Lynn Doolittle

Program Coordinator III

Lynn DoolittleLynn Doolittle handles key administrative responsibilities including calendaring, meeting minutes, grant budgets, grant submission documents and annual reporting in conjunction with the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development’s Grants and Contracts team. She received a BA in theatre from the University of Georgia.

Dylan Kinard

Clinical Research Assistant

Dylan KinardDylan Kinard recruits and conducts surveys with patients and families for the Outcomes Assessment Program and is also involved in developing cloud-based care plans for children with medical complexities. She is interested in the impact of social stratification on early childhood development and mental health due to her previous experience with education and direct care disparities. She graduated from Western Washington University with a BS in psychology.

Nguyen Tran

Clinical Research Associate

Nguyen TranNguyen Tran conducts follow-up surveys and will work on recruitment for the Outcomes Assessment Project. He graduated from Seattle University in 2015 with a degree in psychology and a minor in chemistry. He was a clinical case manager at Asian Counseling and Referral Service prior to joining the lab in October 2018. His research interest is psychological intervention in a social justice context. He is a professional member of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science and would like to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology.

Tony To

Clinical Research Assistant

Tony ToTony To primarily administers surveys with children and their families for the Outcomes Assessment Program. In addition, he also conducts follow-up calls for the OAP grant and assists in other project-related tasks for the lab. He is interested in researching more about the disparities in mental health and hopes to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology in the near future. He holds a BA in psychology and a BA in communications from the University of Washington.