Our Team

Rainier Clinical Research Center, was established over 25 years ago and is still owned and operated by its original founders. Our physicians have extensive research experience and training and hold faculty positions at the University of Washington Medical School. We understand research and know how to make sure it is done right with experienced staff and a professional, caring environment for our patients.

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Management Staff

Teresa Mori, BA, Executive Director
Kristen Hughes, BS, Manager of Clinical Operations

Patient Recruitment Staff

Jeffrey Klaff, BA, Marketing and Recruitment Manager
John McKenney, BA, BA, Recruitment Coordinator

Administrative Staff

Kirsten Noble, BS, Administrator
Liane Buck, Administrator

Clinical Staff

Lisa Aaker, RDN, CD, Clinical Research Coordinator
Carole Burton, RN, BSN, CCRC/Clinical Research Coordinator
Nancy Cole, ABA, Receptionist
Melody Dossey, MS-Biology, Clinical Research Coordinator
Dale Duke, Laboratory Technician
Alla Filip, Laboratory Technician
Sarah Kent, MS-Biology, Research Assistant
Alissa Levinson, RNCDE, Clinical Research Coordinator
Pamela Martin, BS, Clinical Research Coordinator
Javier Nazar, MD, Clinical Research Coordinator
Hilary Regan, CD, RD, Clinical Research Coordinator
Yeshi Taye, BS, Clinical Research Coordinator

Ronald Brazg

M.D., F.A.C.E.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism and Endocrinology

University of Washington

Leslie J. Klaff, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P., F.A.C.E.

Leslie J. Klaff

M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P., F.A.C.E.

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition

University of Washington