Our Team

Program leaders 

Jed Gorden

Jed A. Gorden, MD 
Program Director

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Candice L. Wilshire, MD
Research Program Director

Christopher Gilbert

Christopher R. Gilbert,
MD, MS

Interventional Pulmonologist


Current researchers

Research associates 

Austin M. Meggyesy, June 2019 to present
University of Washington Graduate, Bachelor of Science

Allison C. Welch, July 2020 to present
University of Washington Graduate, Bachelor of Arts


Past researchers

Surgical resident research fellows 

Weston Andrews
Weston G. Andrews, MD – June 2019 to June 2020

Currently: University of Florida College of Medicine General Surgery Resident


Anee S Jackson
Anee S. Jackson, MD – June 2017 to June 2019

Currently: Georgetown University General Surgery Resident


Research associates

Kerrie Buehler
Kerrie E. Buehler – June 2019 to July 2020
Gonzaga University Graduate, Bachelor of Science

Currently: University of California Irvine Medical School, 1st year


Claire A Henson
Claire A. Henson – September 2018 to June 2020
Gonzaga University Graduate, Bachelor of Science

Currently: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Fellow
University of Washington, pursuing Masters of Public Health in Global Health 


Sophie E Anton

Sophie E. Anton – August 2018 to Feb. 2020
Gonzaga University Graduate, Bachelor of Arts

Currently: Applying for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Colorado 


Leah C Horslen
Leah C. Horslen – July 2018 to October 2019
Gonzaga University Graduate, Bachelor of Science

Currently: Providence Portland, Clinical Research Coordinator 


Kristin M Spiegel
Kristin M. Spiegel – August 2017 to June 2018
Johns Hopkins University Graduate, Bachelor of Arts

Currently: Drexel University Medical School, 3rd year 


Joshua R Rayburn
Joshua R. Rayburn – September 2016 to June 2018
University of Washington Graduate, Bachelor of Science

Currently: Washington State University Medical School, 3rd year 


Alexander S Carlson
Alexander S. Carlson – September 2016 to July 2017
Gonzaga University Graduate, Bachelor of Arts

Currently: University of Washington Medical School, 4th year 


Carson C Fuller
Carson C. Fuller – July 2016 to June 2017
University of Washington Graduate, Bachelor of Science

Currently: Washington State University Medical School, 3rd year 


Summer research interns 

Bretta M McCall
Bretta M. McCall – 2016, 2017
Grinnell College Student 

Currently: University of California San Diego, Lab Manager and Research Assistant 


Joshua R Rayburn
Joshua R. Rayburn – 2016
University of Washington Graduate

Currently: Washington State University Medical School, 3rd year

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