Our Providers

Jane Uhlir, M.D., Executive Director

Dr. Jane Uhlir is the Executive Director of the Gossman Center and the Executive Director for Women and Infants for Swedish Health Services.  Jane completed medical school at the University of Washington in 1978 and a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1982 at the University of Washington.  She practiced OB/GYN at Swedish since residency until she retired from clinical practice and began her administrative positions in 2009.  For years Jane did OB/GYN quality work and then system wide quality work as Chief of Staff.  Her training and passion for quality and safety are combined in the simulation work at Gossman.

Theresa Demeter, MHA, Director

Theresa Demeter is the Director of the Gossman Center. With 15 years experience in management and education related to Women and Infants Outpatient Services Theresa brings a unique skill set to the management of the Gossman Center. In addition to her responsibilities for the strategic planning and development of the center, she is Director of Women and Infants Outpatient Services and Wellness Services. She is a participating member of the PNW Health Care Simulation Collaborative and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

Theresa.Demeter@swedish.org | 206-215-5907

Michelle Walters, MN, RN, Program & Curriculum Manager

Michelle is responsible for collaborating with simulation center staff, director, and appropriate content experts, to develop courses, write evidence-based scenarios, and to facilitate and evaluate simulations sessions.

Michelle.Walters@swedish.org | 206-215-1707


Merllie V. Flores, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Merllie has been practicing nursing in Labor and Delivery for more than 20 yrs. She holds national certification in Inpatient - OB and Sub-specialty certification in Fetal Monitoring. She is an AWHONN Fetal Monitoring Instructor as well as NRP Regional Trainer.