Research Integration Hub

The Research Integration Hub increases and accelerates innovative clinical research throughout Seattle Children’s healthcare system by aligning and expanding our clinical research infrastructure, core services and facilities.

At the Research Integration Hub, investigators and study teams can:

  • Meet with a Research Navigator to get guidance on how to start and conduct clinical research at Seattle Children’s
  • Apply for funding opportunities for clinical and translational research projects
  • Utilize research participant recruitment resources such as funding for translation of study documents, clinical data repository for cohort analysis, recruitment marketing toolkit and more
  • Request support for clinical trial start-up including budgeting, enrollment feasibility assessment and more
  • Access clinical research cores and facilities

To learn more about the Research Integration Hub, email

If you are Seattle Children’s researcher, access more information about the Research Integration Hub on Seattle Children’s internal network, CHILD.

Leadership Team

Jodi Smith, MD, MPH
Associate Center Director and Medical Director, Research Integration Hub

Laura Baker
Senior Director, Clinical Research Integration

Ada Kong
Director, Clinical Research Support Cores

David Staley
Director, Clinical Research Quality Assurance and Regulatory Support

Jiwon Yeo
Director, Clinical Research Support Office