One Child’s Appreciation for Research

The note below from a PTN study participant serves as a reminder of why we do research in children — to provide the best care to kids. We thank the study staff at Seattle Children’s Hospital (Dr. Joseph Flynn, PI, and Megan Kelton-Rehkopf, study coordinator) for sharing this with the PTN community. This note exemplifies why study coordinators (SCs) are so valuable on the front-line of research studies, as they are often the primary research team member with whom a study participant may interact. Their care, kindness, compassion, and undivided attention are critical to the success of so many research projects.

To Megan Kelton-Rehkopf, study coordinator…

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