Many UW faculty have an established track record in the development of novel devices and drugs that are relevant to the RESCU Center's mission.



Nathan White MD, MS

Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Research, Department of Emergency Medicine

Adjunct Associate Professor of Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering

Adjunct Assistant Member (Research), Bloodworks Northwest Research Institute.

Associate Directors

Susan Stern MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Younghoon Kwon MD, MS, FACC

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Director, Cardiac ICU/Inpatient Service at Harborview Medical Center

Associate Director, Cardiac ICU at University of Washington Medical Center

Saman Arbabi MD, MPH, FACS

Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care, Department of Surgery

Suzie Pun PhD

Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering

Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering

Nathan Sniadecki PhD

Professor and Associate Chair for Research and Infrastructure, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Adjunct Professor Bioengineering and Lab Medicine & Pathology

Interim Director, UW Medicine Heart Regeneration Program

Associate Director, Institute of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

Su-In Lee PhD

Associate Professor, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Departments of Genome Sciences, Electrical Engineering, and Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education.

Tom Rea MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

Section Head, Harborview Medical Center

Program Medical Director, King County Medic One Emergency Medical Services

Director, Center for Progress in Resuscitation

Associate Clinical Directors

Richard Utarnachitt MD, MS

Clinical Associate Professor Department of Emergency Medicine

Medical Director, Airlift Northwest

External Advisory Panel

Eileen Bulger MD, FACS

Professor, Department of Surgery

Chief of Trauma for Harborview Medical Center

Tueng Shen MD, PhD

Associate Dean for Medical Technology Innovation

Endowed Professor in Cornea Research in Ophthalmology

Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering and Global Health

Director Refractive Surgery Center

José López, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology

Chief Scientific Officer, Bloodworks Northwest Research Institute

Fred Chapman PhD

Director of Research, Physio-Control/Stryker, Redmond WA

Robert Niskanen MSEE

Managing Director, Resurgent Biomedical Consulting

Directors of Laboratory Sciences

Xu Wang MD

Scientist, Emergency Medicine Research Laboratory

Kristyn Ringgold PhD

Scientist, Emergency Medicine Research Laboratory

Chang Yeop Han PhD

Scientist, Emergency Medicine Research Laboratory

Program Managers

Janice Yu

Grants Administration

Layla Anderson

Clinical Research Manager