Pacific Northwest Sepsis Conference Planning Committee

Conference Chair and Master of Ceremonies
David Carlbom, MD
Medical Director, Harborview Respiratory Care Department
Associate Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Conference Co-Chair
Rosemary Mitchell Grant, BSN, RN, CPHQ, CPPS
Director, Safety & Quality, Sepsis and Readmissions
Washington State Hospital Association
Seattle, WA
Rick Bassett, MSN, RN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN
Adult Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
St. Luke’s Health System
Boise, ID
Lindsay Boyd, RN, MS, CCRN-K
Sepsis and Infection Prevention CNS
University of Washington Medical Center Montlake
Seattle, WA
Kyle Danielson, MPH, MN, ARNP
Assistant Chief Flight Nurse
Airlift Northwest
Seattle, WA
Reid WD Farris, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Pediatric Critical Care
University of Washington Department of Pediatrics
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Sara Fenstermacher, MSN, RN, CPN
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Emergency Services
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, WA

Alice Ferguson MSN RN CPHQ
Director, Quality Outcomes and Metrics
MultiCare Health System
Tacoma, WA

Cindy Ferguson
Supervising Executive Assistant
Washington State Hospital Association
Seattle, WA

Dena Glasscock, RN, CPHQ
Quality/Regulatory Readiness Program Manager
Holy Rosary Healthcare-SCL Health
Miles City, MT
Katy Grainger
Sepsis Survivor


Anne Heberer BSN, RN, CCRN

Crisis Nurse

St. Luke’s Hospital Boise, ID

Rick Janik, BSN, RN, CEN, CFRN
Flight Nurse
LifeMed Alaska
Juneau, AK
Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest
Seattle, WA
Gayle Murphy, MN, RN, CMSRN
Professional Practice Leader
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

Stefanie Novakowski, PhD
Grants Facilitator, Action on Sepsis Research Excellence Cluster
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC​​
Tristan Osborn, MD, PhD
Clinical Instructor, Medicine

University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest
Seattle, WA
Cody Staub, RN, CEN
Special Programs Coordinator
Kittitas Valley Healthcare
Ellensburg, WA

David D. Sweet, MD, FRCP(C)
Critical Care Medicine
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver, BC
Marie Yabut, MN, RN, CEN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Emergency Department
Overlake Medical Center and Clinics
Bellevue, WA


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Seattle, WA 98104

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