Clinical Research Core Services

Requesting Child Health Core Services

The Child Health Clinical Research Core consists of experienced and pediatric-focused clinical research coordinators. Services available range from full support for clinical research studies and trials (pre-award to closeout) to selected “a la carte” assistance (IRB preparation only, etc).

  • For general child health projects, please contact May Zepeda at 650-724-0177 or email her at to request a free consultation


  • For Heart Center Projects, please visit their website. If you have any questions, contact Rachel Moericke, MA at 650-736-6605 or email her at for a free consultation.


What We Support

  • Federal and other Peer-Reviewed Studies 
    NIH, foundation, and other non-industry sponsored peer-reviewed studies (submitted or awarded).
  • Industry Sponsored and Non-Peer Reviewed Studies
    All industry-sponsored studies and non-peer reviewed studies must be approved by the CHRI Executive Committee.

General Children's Health

May Zepeda, CCRP
Clinical Research Manager

Nicholas Bondy
Clinical Research Coordinator  

Julia Buckingham
Lead Clinical Research Coordinator

Allie DaCar
Clinical Research Coordinator

Alicia Harnett
Clinical Research Coordinator

Juliana Moreno-Ramirez, CCRP
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Hershonna Robinson
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Mariam (Ani) Stephen
Clinical Research Coordinator

Jessica Whalen
Research Data Analyst/ Clinical Research Coordinator II

For the Children’s Heart Center team, please visit their website at