Project Team

Project Governance

This project is governed by the following:

  • Executive Sponsors—Comprised of leaders from Fred Hutch, SCCA and UW, this group is accountable for providing strategic support across their organizations for the CTMS implementation, removing barriers noted by the team and making key decisions raised by lead sponsors and program leadership
  • CTMS Program Office—this tri-institutional group is responsible for the implementation and ongoing operation of the CTMS. This Program Office will be based at the Hutch and maintain neutrality across Fred Hutch, SCCA & the UW.  It is led by a CTMS Program Director and supported by Institutional Leads (ILs) at each of the three institutions
  • CTMS Project Implementation Team—led by a Project Director this team is organized into four workstreams – technical, functional, data migration & change management. Each workstream has leads, executors and subject matter experts
  • Extended Stakeholders—these groups include the Operations Committee, Subjects & Protocols Advisory Group (SPAG), Super User Community, and the Change Champions Network. They are dedicated to provide specific advisory services related to the CTMS implementation efforts in their area of expertise

Meet the Team

Executive Sponsors


David Browdy is the Chief Financial Officer at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, September 19, 2018, in Seattle, Washington.

David Browdy
VP, Chief Financial Officer

Elizabeth Boyd

Elizabeth Boyd
VP, Research Administration

Kathy Alexion

Kathy Alexion
VP & Chief Information Officer



Debby Gentzen
VP, Chief Strategy Officer


Paul Martin
Medical Director for Clinical Research Support



Mark Green
Vice Dean for Administration and Finance, UW Dean’s Office, School of Medicine


John Slattery
Vice Dean, Research and Graduate Education, School of Medicine Professor, Pharmacology and Medicine

Institutional Leads
Kristi Stiffler

Kristi Stiffler
Director, Clinical Research Support

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Terry McDonnell
Chief Nurse Executive & VP of Clinical Operations


Carson Simoes
Assistant Director for Analytical Services, Research and Graduate Education
UW School of Medicine

Pavel Kruchek

Pavel Kruchek
Director, Clinical Trials Office
UW Medicine

Program Management

CTMS Operations Team

Molly Van Rheen
Program Director

Brian Kuest
Program Operations Coordinator

Caitlyn Cecchetto
QC Analyst

Emily Shroff
QC Program Manager

Eric Meidell
Data Analyst

Jess Weeber
Application Product Manager

Jonathan Khanjian
Intake and Support Specialist

Justine Albert
Administrative Assistant

Megan Miller
Training Program Manager

Melissa Pighin
QC Analyst

CTMS Project Team

Ganga Subramanian
CTMS Project Director

Christine Ricklefs
Assistant Project Director

Anam Pasha
CTMS Data Analyst

Chase Cameron
Assistant Business Analyst

Ehsen Malik
IT Business Process Analyst

Itsumi Niiyama
Clinical Research Calendar Analyst

Megan McCormick
Clinical Research Calendar Analyst

Natalia Wilcox
Clinical Research Calendar Analyst

Sofia Simonton Siegel
Assistant Business Analyst

Steve Kipp
Data Migration Lead

UW Research IT

Melissa Habrat
Director, Research Information Technologies

Mark Todd
Enterprise IT Research Manager

Josh Lovseth
Lead Research IT Infrastructure Engineer

Ning Zhang
Sr. Software Engineer Research IT Application


Adam S. Davidson
Communications Lead