Medical and Research Teams
Amy Alering, RN - Clinic Nurse
Amy works with Dr. Nghiem at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Skin Oncology Clinic caring for patients with Merkel cell carcinoma.
Loveleen James - Patient Care Coordinator
Please contact Loveleen James if you would like to make an appointment for consultation with Dr. Nghiem at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Phone: phone: 206-288-1062
Song Park, MD - Dermatologist
Tomoko Akaike, MD - Clinical Research Fellow
Allene Fonseca, MD - Clinical Research Fellow
Krista Lachance - Research Manager
Rima Kulikauskas - Senior Research Scientist
Candice Church, PhD - Research Scientist
Carina Morningstar - Research Scientist
Jung Hyun Lee, PhD - Research Fellow
Shira Tabachnick-Cherny, PhD - Research Fellow
Rashmi Bhakuni, PhD - Research Fellow
Pete Goff, MD, PhD - Research Fellow
Masaoki Kawasumi, MD, PhD - Acting Assistant Professor
Masaoki joined our team in April, 2004. He focuses on more general mechanisms of cancer, but he provides great experience and guidance to others in the lab.
Thomas Pulliam - MD PhD Student
Naomi Yamamoto - MD PhD Student
Lauren Zawacki - Research Coordinator
Kelsey Cahill - Research Coordinator
Alex Fu - Undergraduate Research Assistant
Marika Bierma - Undergraduate Research Assistant
Nikhil Harikrishnan - Undergraduate Research Assistant
Emily Huynh - Undergraduate Research Assistant
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