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Our Team

  • Trina  Colburn,  PhD

    Trina Colburn, PhD

    Clinical Research Manager

    Trina Colburn received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Seattle Pacific University and has been involved in Health Promotion Research at Seattle Children’s since 2007. She is a native of the Pacific Northwest and an avid gardener and naturist.

  • Kathy Figueroa, BA

    Kathy Figueroa, BA

    Clinical Research Assistant

    Kathy Figueroa has been a research assistant in the InREACH Lab since November 2021. She received her BA in psychology from Northwest University and is currently pursuing her PsyD in counseling psychology. Her research interests are centered around prioritizing the mental health needs of the Hispanic/Latino population.

  • Kim Garrett, MPH

    Kim Garrett, MPH

    Clinical Research Supervisor

    Kim Garrett, MPH, is a clinical research supervisor supporting several physical activity projects. Her research interests include user-centered intervention development, theory-driven program evaluation, and environmental and policy influences on physical activity and health outcomes.

  • Carolina Nieto, PhD

    Carolina Nieto, PhD

    Carolina Nieto is from Mexico. She started working at the InREACH Lab in August 2023. She holds a BA in communication Science, an MA in art history and a PhD in communication. She is the qualitative methods enthusiast of the team, particularly enjoying designing and conducting study materials for Spanish-speaking and bilingual (Spanish/English) participants. She works closely with Margaret to achieve the goals of InREACH studies.

  • Margaret  Olsen,  BA

    Margaret Olsen, BA

    Co-Leader, Clinical Research Coordinator

    Margaret Olsen has been with InREACH Lab since 2019. Her BA is in Social Work from The Evergreen State College. She has been working in the community since graduation, first in direct service and then in public health research. Margaret began by designing the on-the-ground protocols for the Step by Step intervention, she continues to lead the intervention and Step by Step Seattle Children's Research Institute team. She most enjoys seeing a study from grant submission into study implementation and appreciates the complexity involved in achieving study milestones.

  • Caroline Sandbo

    Caroline Sandbo

    Clinical Research Coordinator I

    Caroline holds a degree in public health/global health from the University in Washington and lots of experience in coaching kids and teens in sports. She started in the InREACH Lab as an intern and now works as a coordinator for the Step by Step and Walking Juntos studies. Caroline’s interests in health equity, data science and pediatric health drew her to the InREACH Lab. In her free time, Caroline likes to hike, cook and orienteer!