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Clinical Trials Coordinator

Julie plans, organizes and conducts clinical trials that are focused on systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus).


She manages the regulatory, budgeting and data entry aspects of the trials, as well as representing the Thurston Arthritis Research Center in meetings with trial sponsors —

which often include clinical research organizations. In her role, she also educates and supports patients’ needs throughout the clinical trial process.

Julie graduated from East Carolina University with a BS in Health Information and Health Services Management. She has over 10 years of clinical research experience, including previous work in the areas of neonatology and neuro-oncology prior to joining TARC.