Our KP Research Bank Team

Executive Director

Elizabeth McGlynn, PhD–Interim Executive Director

Senior Administrative Leadership

Sarah Rowell, MPH – Administrative Director, Program Office

Alan Bauck, MBA – Data Coordination Core, Lead

Alex Lituev, MD – Biorepository Lead

Anand Sethuraman, PhD— Genomics Engineer

Scientific Leadership

Teaniese Davis, PhD, MPH – KP Georgia Scientific Lead

Andrea Burnett- Hartman, PhD, MPH KP Colorado Scientific Lead

Stacey Honda, MD – KP Hawaii Scientific Lead

Michael Horberg, MD, MAS, FACP, FIDSA – KP Mid-Atlantic States Scientific Lead

James Ralston, MD, MPH — KP Washington Scientific Lead

Cathy Schaefer, PhD – KP Northern California Scientific Lead and Scientific Director of Data Coordination Core

Sheila Weinmann, PhD, MPH – KP Northwest Scientific Lead

Deborah Young, PhD – KP Southern California Scientific Lead

Heather Feigelson, PhD, MPH – Cancer Cohort Lead

Lisa Croen, PhD – Pregnancy Cohort Lead

Core Staff

Leslie Wright –Community Engagement and Outreach Scientific Lead, KP Colorado

Aldwin Carino, MS, CLS — Quality and Compliance Lead, ISO Management Rep, Program Office

Terrence Chinn, MS – Project Manager Data Coordination Core, KP Northern California

Matthew Dahlquist, MBA— Financial Analyst, Program Office

Trine Jeppesen – Operations Lead, Program Office

Marianne Sadler, MPH – LIMS and Systems Lead, Program Office

Inga Wagar – Access Administrator, Program Office

Shauna Scott, MPH, CHES – Operations Lead, KP Colorado

Brandi Robinson, MPH – Operations Lead, KP Georgia

Cyndee Yonehara, MPH – Operations Lead, KP Hawaii

Cabell Jonas, PhD – Operations Lead, KP Mid-Atlantic States

Elaine Chung, MPH – Operations Lead, KP Northern California

Lucy Fulton – Operations Lead, KP Northwest

Galina Inzhakova, MPH – Operations Lead, KP Southern California

Aaron Scrol, MS — Operations Lead, KP Washington

Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)

The Scientific Advisory Board provides scientific leadership and guidance to the research team. For more information, please contact us.

Joan Bailey-Wilson, PhD
Head, Statistical Genetics Section
Co-Branch Chief, Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch
National Human Genome Research Institute

Alpa Patel, PhD
Strategic Director, CPS-3
American Cancer Society

Brenda Eskenazi, PhD
Maxwell Professor of Maternal and Child Health and Epidemiology
Chair, Community Health and Human Development
School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology
University of California, Berkeley

Sandra Soo-Jin Lee, PhD
Chief, Division of Ethics
Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics (MHE)
Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University

Daniel Schaid, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Health Sciences Research
Mayo Clinic

Marc Weisskopf, PhD, ScD
Associate Professor
Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health

Muin J. Khoury, MD, PhD
Director, Office of Public Health Genomics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bioethics Advisory Board (BAB)

The Bioethics Advisory Board provides leadership regarding bioethical issues and best practices in issues of ethics and governance. For more information please contact us.

Eric Garcia, MS
National Research Compliance Officer and Director of the National Compliance in Research Support Program (N-CRSP)
Kaiser Foundation Research Institute (KFRI)
Kaiser Permanente

Hank Greely, JD
Director, Center for Law and the Biosciences
Stanford Law School

Malia Fullerton, DPhil
Director, Institute for Public Health Genetics
University of Washington School of Public Health

Barbara Koenig, PhD
Professor, Institute for Health and Aging
University of California, San Francisco

Sandra Soo-Jin Lee, PhD
Chief, Division of Ethics
Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics (MHE)
Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons
Colombia University

Osagie Obasogie, JD, PhD
Haas Distinguished Chair and Professor of Bioethics
Joint Medical Program
Division of Community Health Sciences
University of California, Berkeley

Maile Taualii, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
University of Hawaii

National Community Advisory Board (NCAB)

Our National Community Advisory Board represents the voices of the communities Kaiser Permanente serves. The NCAB provides a diversity of input on a wide range of issues related to the KP Research Bank’s role in public health.

Members from all 8 Kaiser Permanente regions are represented, as are the voices of advocacy, environmental and community-based health groups, community leaders, social safety-net providers, labor and public health organizations, academic institutions, and others.

Héctor Gutierrez, MURP, Program Officer, First 5 Los Ángeles

Walter Hallow, MD, Puyallup Tribal Health Authority; Association of American Indian Physicians

Julia Liou, Chief Deputy of Administration, Asian Health Service

Cathy Kapua, Deputy Director, Trans Justice Funding Project

Dorothy Holland Mann, MPH, PhD, Member, KP Washington Consumer Advisory Committee; Regional Health Administrator, Region X US Public Health Service (Retired); Past member, Board of Trustees, Kaiser Permanente

Meies Matz, MPH, DHS Directors Office; Office of Reporting, Research, & Implementation; Disproportionality Project Research Consultant

Charles McAvoy, Disability Rights Advocates (DRA Legal);Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP); AXIS Dance Company; Kinetic Designs and Engineering

Pastor Alain Noriega, MBA, Senior Director of Guest Experience, Community Church

Elizabeth Noriega, Advocate, Northern Virginia Downs Syndrome Association; National Downs Syndrome Society

Christopher Parker, MBBS, MPH, Director, Population and Global Health, Georgia Health Policy Center, Georgia State University

Terri Richardson, MD, Kaiser Permanente Colorado

Colleen Chun, MD, KPNW Pediatrics Infectious Disease (retired); Webmaster/Publicity Director for the SW Washington Wind Symphony

Jerome Blackwell, MT(ASCP), LSSMBB, KPCO Clinical Laboratory Manager; KP African American Professional Association

Refugio Mata, Resource Media California Program Director; Los Angeles-based Public Relations manager

Bart Aronoff, MAT, MPH, Hawaii State Department of Health (retired), KPHI Patient and Family Centered Care

Santiago Marquez, CEO, Latin American Association