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Spokane Medical Research Team

Providence Medical Research Center is dedicated to promote and enhance quality clinical research activities in the Inland Northwest.

Understanding the highly-competitive nature of drug and device development studies, we strive to provide transparent and efficient processes to ensure timely implementation of new clinical trials, while also conducting quality ongoing studies.

Are you interested in a career in research? Check out current job postings on our career website.

Strategic Oversight

Elaine Couture, Chief Executive - Eastern WA, PHC Administration
Jeff Collins, MD, Chief Medical Executive - PHC Administration
Katherine Tuttle, MD, FASN, FACP - Executive Director for Research

Research Operations, Direction and Oversight

Radica Alicic, MD - Associate Director for Clinical Research
Sterling McPherson, PhD, MS, BA - Associate Director Data and Analytics
Lisa Masiello, PhD, CCRP, RAC - Manager, Research Operations
Claudia Flores, BSN, RN, CCRC - Manager, Clinical Research
Rick Meek, PhD - Manager, Research Lab
Charlotte Mola, Administrative Assistant
Joy Durham, Research Administrative Assistant

Research Coordination

Clinical Research Coordinators:

Mary Bates, MN, RN CRC
Ann Cooper, LPN, CCRC
Katie Crawford, BSN, RN, CCRP
Lisa Davis, BS, CMA, CCRC
Erik Kollarsky, BSN, RN CRC
Lisa Passey, BSN, RN, CCRC - Peds O
Tracy Roundy, BS, CCRP
Katy Vasecka, BSN, RN, CCRP - Peds Oncology
Lisa Wilkins-Kelly, BSN, RN, CCRP - Peds Oncology
Kelly Worrell, MN, RN, CCRP


Joan Milton, MS, RD, CCRC

Research Pharmacist:

John Nyman, MS, RPh

Research Statistician

Bob Short, PhD - Research Statistician
Cami Jones - Research Data Analyst

Research Lab

Bob Anderberg, Senior Research Tech
Sheryl Cooney, Senior Research Tech
Jennifer Bergin, Research Tech
Brad Dieter, Providence Foundation Research Fellow

Business Operations and Regulatory Affairs

Business Operations

Manjeet Pabla, Financial Analyst - Research
Lynn Dahlstrom, CCRC - Contracts and Regulatory Documents Specialist
Paula Glanville, CCI CRC - Registered Cardiac Sonographer

Regulatory Affairs:

Pam Seale, CCRP - Oncology Regulatory Specialist
Angela Lloyd, MS, CCRP - Regulatory Specialist
Martha Raschko, CCRP - Regulatory Specialist
Emily Johnson, PhD, ACSM CEP - Scientific Project Manager/Writer