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Executive Leadership

Elizabeth Thompson
Chief Executive Officer
Kristin Castorino, DO, BC-ADM
Vice President, Clinical Research and Senior Investigator
Michael Hamman
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Kara Hornbuckle
Vice President, Development & Public Affairs
Elizabeth Thompson
Chief Executive Officer
Kristin Castorino, DO, BC-ADM
Vice President, Clinical Research and Senior Investigator
Michael Hamman
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Kara Hornbuckle
Vice President, Development & Public Affairs

SDRI Staff

Maria Abundez
Clinical Medical Assistant
Beatriz Angeles
Community Health Worker
Sarintha Bell, MSN, FNP-C
Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner
Wendy Bevier, PhD
Senior Research Associate
Veronica Carrillo
Community Health Worker
Mei Mei Church, FNP-BC, CDCES
Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner
Brandon Cobb
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator
Ted Connaughton
Manager of Facilities Operations
Jamie Creason, RD, MPH, CDCES
Director of Education
Teri Creath
Donor Relations Manager
Alex DePaoli, MD
Senior Endocrinologist
Max Dupin
Clinical Research Assistant
Swati Elchuri, MD, FAAP, BCAMS
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Julia Etchart
Clinical Research Coordinator
Christian Farfan
Director Clinical Research Business Development
Karla Gonzalez, RN, CDCES
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Miguel Grijalva
Building Maintenance
Katie Haq
Director of Marketing
Rebecca Hudson, CHC, CHRC
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Paige Johnson
Executive Assistant
Kaitelyn Kelly
Human Resources Manager
Eliana Kohler
Clinical Research Assistant
Andrew Koutnik, PhD
Research Scientist
Martina Martinez
Community Health Worker
Keyla Morales
Clinical Research Assistant
Nicole Neal
Accountant
Kristen Nelson, MSN, FNP
Director Clinical Research Operations
Elizabeth Romero
Community Coordinator
Lexi Roshkovan
Clinical Research Assistant
Maggie Shuirman
Clinical Research Coordinator
Emma Skelly
Grants Manager
Anna Spence
Clinical Research Coordinator
Ashley Thorsell, MD
Clinical Research Physician
Katherine Victoria
Clinical Research Assistant
Olivia Watt, RN
Clinical Research Nurse Manager
Maria Abundez
Clinical Medical Assistant
Beatriz Angeles
Community Health Worker
Sarintha Bell, MSN, FNP-C
Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner
Wendy Bevier, PhD
Senior Research Associate
Veronica Carrillo
Community Health Worker
Mei Mei Church, FNP-BC, CDCES
Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner
Brandon Cobb
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator
Ted Connaughton
Manager of Facilities Operations
Jamie Creason, RD, MPH, CDCES
Director of Education
Teri Creath
Donor Relations Manager
Alex DePaoli, MD
Senior Endocrinologist
Max Dupin
Clinical Research Assistant
Swati Elchuri, MD, FAAP, BCAMS
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Julia Etchart
Clinical Research Coordinator
Christian Farfan
Director Clinical Research Business Development
Karla Gonzalez, RN, CDCES
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Miguel Grijalva
Building Maintenance
Katie Haq
Director of Marketing
Rebecca Hudson, CHC, CHRC
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Paige Johnson
Executive Assistant
Kaitelyn Kelly
Human Resources Manager
Eliana Kohler
Clinical Research Assistant
Andrew Koutnik, PhD
Research Scientist
Martina Martinez
Community Health Worker
Keyla Morales
Clinical Research Assistant
Nicole Neal
Accountant
Kristen Nelson, MSN, FNP
Director Clinical Research Operations
Elizabeth Romero
Community Coordinator
Lexi Roshkovan
Clinical Research Assistant
Maggie Shuirman
Clinical Research Coordinator
Emma Skelly
Grants Manager
Anna Spence
Clinical Research Coordinator
Ashley Thorsell, MD
Clinical Research Physician
Katherine Victoria
Clinical Research Assistant
Olivia Watt, RN
Clinical Research Nurse Manager