APOM Clinical Research Associates

Jordan Cusick, BS; Research Assistant II

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Jordan currently serves as the Research Assistant for the department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. He joined our team in August of 2014 but has been an employee of OHSU since April of 2012, working for the Knight Cancer Institute Clinical Trials department as a research assistant. His responsibilities encompass assisting the pediatric anesthesiologists with research study coordination.

Jordan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Physiology from the University of Oregon. He enjoys cycling, running, cooking, reading, and brewing beer.

Janna Higgins; Senior Research Assistant

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Lisa Voltolina-Grgas, MS, CCRP; Research Associate

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Lisa Voltolina-Grgas serves as the Senior Research Assistant with the Research Division of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. Her responsibilities include coordination of clinical research trials, cross-training of clinical research assistants, and working with industry contacts and internal review boards to negotiate contracts and submit study protocols. Lisa is also responsible for recruiting, consenting, and conducting visits with study participants.

Lisa holds dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in English Language and Literature and Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University and received a Master of Science degree in Special Education/ Educational Research from Portland State University in 2013. Lisa is a certified Clinical Research Professional through the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) and has worked at OHSU as a Clinical Research Coordinator with the Institute on Development and Disability and Department of Behavioral Neuroscience since 2008.

In her free time, Lisa enjoys practicing yoga, reading, and traveling.