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Providers

Jeffrey B. Baker, MD

Jeffrey B. Baker, MD

Chief Medical Officer

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Dr. Jeffrey Baker is a retired obstetrician (OB) and still practicing gynecologist (GYN) that has worked in Idaho Falls for nearly the last 30 years. Dr. Baker has performed clinical research for the past 20 years and has been involved in over 100 clinical studies including Phase I, II, III, and IV studies. Dr. Baker has been the high enroller in many studies in women’s health, and he has successfully recruited for general trials such as obesity, constipation, and vaccines.

Dr. Baker currently sees women’s health care patients as well as primary care patients in his integrative and functional medicine clinic, The Healing Sanctuary. Dr. Baker enjoys contributing to new treatments in medicine and being able to offer these new treatments at no cost to patients who choose to participate. “I feel like participating in clinical research as a primary investigator opens up additional options for better, more individualized care for my patients and for the Idaho Falls region.”—Dr. Baker

Joseph Armbruster, APRN, MSN, FNP-BC

Joseph Armbruster, APRN, MSN, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner/Sub-Investigator

 

Joe Armbruster is a Family Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience in traditional and integrative medicine. He was born and raised in Missouri and chose nursing because he wanted to help others. He previously worked in Neurology, but also enjoyed working with children for many years in a pediatric clinic. 

Joe is currently a sub-investigator at Clinical Research Prime and is responsible for seeing study patients of all ages for scheduled trial or sick visits. He also sees patients who wish to join the trial to determine their overall health and ensure they understand the expectations of the trial. Joe loves helping others better their lives physically by sharing the wisdom and knowledge he has acquired over the years. He feels strongly that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a way to substantially reduce the risk of acquiring disease, and he enjoys finding solutions for the whole body, mind, and spirit so his patients can enjoy a more complete feeling of well-being.

Taylor Smith MSPH, PA-C

Taylor Smith MSPH, PA-C

Physician Assistant

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Idaho Falls native Taylor is thrilled to practice in his hometown, serving the community that shaped his youth. His early exposure to healthcare at his grandfather’s pharmacy fueled his passion for building lasting patient-provider relationships. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature from Idaho State University, complemented by prerequisite courses for his postgraduate journey. He pursued a dual-degree program at Campbell University, earning Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) and Master of Physician Assistant Practice (MPAP) degrees. Credentialed as a certified Physician Assistant (PA-C), he has additional training in Hormone Replacement Therapy.

At Clinical Research Prime, Taylor values holistic health, viewing it as encompassing physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and communal well-being. Research allows him to engage with the full spectrum of healthcare. Outside work, he relishes outdoor activities, exploring new places, picking up new hobbies, and cherishing moments with his wife and family.

Chief Staff

Jeffrey B. Baker, MD

Jeffrey B. Baker, MD

Chief Medical Officer

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Dr. Jeffrey Baker is a retired obstetrician (OB) and still practicing gynecologist (GYN) that has worked in Idaho Falls for nearly the last 30 years. Dr. Baker has performed clinical research for the past 20 years and has been involved in over 100 clinical studies including Phase I, II, III, and IV studies. Dr. Baker has been the high enroller in many studies in women’s health, and he has successfully recruited for general trials such as obesity, constipation, and vaccines.

Dr. Baker currently sees women’s health care patients as well as primary care patients in his integrative and functional medicine clinic, The Healing Sanctuary. Dr. Baker enjoys contributing to new treatments in medicine and being able to offer these new treatments at no cost to patients who choose to participate. “I feel like participating in clinical research as a primary investigator opens up additional options for better, more individualized care for my patients and for the Idaho Falls region.”—Dr. Baker

Nancy Rydalch

Nancy Rydalch

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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Nancy Rydalch is the CEO at Clinical Research Prime and The Healing Sanctuary. Nancy graduated from National University in La Jolla, CA with her Bachelors in Business Administration. She is often found behind the scenes, but she plays an enormous role in patients’ healing journeys. She has extensive experience with the many moving parts of an integrative medical center since 2016 working as the office manager of Wholesome Health with Dr. Laramie Wheeler. She is very knowledgeable in the different modalities of healing including office visits, IV therapies, supplements, prescription medications, and other therapies. She understands the complexities of insurance companies and knows the frustrations patients run into as they get to the root of their medical conditions. She believes in the healing arts and is working daily to create a medical team that is smoothly running and dedicated to you! 

When Nancy isn’t working, she enjoys hanging out with her husband, Nathan, and their 5 daughters. They all love spending their time golfing, hiking, and camping. 

Carl Stoddard

Carl Stoddard

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Carl Stoddard is an accomplished Senior Executive and Board Member with more than 20 years of success across the medical, finance, insurance, technology, and software industries. Leveraging extensive experience in corporate finance, he is a valuable asset for companies struggling with profit and loss management, developing their business model, or implementing new accounting systems and metrics. His broad areas of expertise include strategic planning and implementation, financial analysis, business development, financial acumen, profit and loss, and budgets.

Administrative Staff

Monica

Monica

Site Administrator

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I earned a B.S. in Community and Public Health from Idaho State University, marking the beginning of my diverse healthcare journey. Initially a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in home health and hospitals, I honed foundational patient care skills. Progressing to a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), I specialized in both specialty and urgent care, enhancing my clinical expertise. This path led me to research as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC), uniquely preparing me for my current role as a Site Administrator. My interest in clinical research stems from its potential to save lives and improve quality of life in the community.

When not immersed in healthcare, I enjoy reading with my sidekick Athena, or engaging in outdoor activities like ATV riding and kayaking with my husband. My roots lie in Idaho Falls, ID, and I prioritize exploring new places.

Kassandra

Kassandra

Training Manager

 

I earned my Master’s degree in Anthropology from Idaho State University, specializing in socio-cultural anthropology and pedagogy. My academic journey included diverse experiences in biology, archaeology, and forensics. Anthropology captivates me with its boundless possibilities and celebration of human diversity. My background extends to conducting independent social science research, assisting others with research endeavors, and training interns in the non-profit sector. Joining the collaborative environment at CRP excites me.

Originally from SE Idaho, I’ve experienced living in various locations. Outside of my professional pursuits, I dedicate most of my free time to hiking with my partner, engaging in gardening, participating in boxing, learning Spanish, and enjoying playful moments with our dogs. This blend of activities reflects my commitment to both personal and professional growth.

Dalan

Dalan

Regulatory Manager

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 In 1984, I completed my education at Rick’s College, graduating as a Nationally Certified Emergency Medical Technician with an AS in Health Science, focusing on Emergency Medicine.

For five years, I volunteered on the Shelley-Firth Quick Response Unit, contributing to community emergency services. Additionally, I have amassed 14 years of experience in medical transcription, demonstrating my commitment to healthcare.

Beyond my professional endeavors, I am a proud father of eight children and a grandfather to 24 grandchildren. My personal interests include camping, traveling, and cherishing moments with my wife and family. These activities bring balance to my life, aligning with my dedication to both professional and personal well-being.

Molly

Molly

Regulatory Specialist

 

I aim to further my education in the field of research and attain a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies. My aspiration is to eventually engage in environmental research and affairs. With a background as a veterinary surgical tech for 12 years and experience in a mental health setting, I’ve honed skills in compassion and prioritizing the well-being of others.

Originally hailing from California, I transitioned to Pocatello, completed high school, and subsequently moved to Idaho Falls. A mother of three sons, I delight in shared camping, hiking, and paddleboarding adventures. Our family, inclusive of two dogs, is always ready for exciting outdoor pursuits.

Jessica

Jessica

Study Lead Manager

 

I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from Chico State University in California, fueling my enduring interest in research studies. Having participated in various studies during my education, I am thrilled to contribute to medical research studies at Clinical Research Prime. The prospect of extracting valuable knowledge from research and applying it to enhance people’s lives is particularly rewarding.

Originally hailing from California, I relocated to Idaho Falls around a year ago. During my leisure, I indulge in a diverse range of activities, including knitting, writing, drawing, reading, gardening, archery, and cooking.

Madison

Madison

Clinical Trial Activation Manager

 

Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, I pursued my college education at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where I was recruited to join their rowing team. I successfully earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences with a Minor in Biology. My enthusiasm for learning and the prospect of connecting with patients at Clinical Research Prime excite me.

Outside of professional commitments, I relish spending time outdoors, hitting the gym, and experimenting in the kitchen. Despite my Phoenix origins, I have a fondness for snow and indulge in cross-country skiing. Cooking, podcast listening, watching Disney movies, and exploring Idaho with my husband are additional pursuits that bring joy to my spare time.

 

 

 

Sydney

Sydney

Lead Financial Data Administrator

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Raised in Ashton, Idaho, I later relocated to Idaho Falls and graduated from Skyline High School. My passion lies in staying actively engaged in diverse projects every day at CRPrime.

Outside of work, I find joy in traveling, indulging in romantic movies, embarking on camping adventures with my family, and savoring the experience of shopping.

Aryan

Aryan

Financial Data Administrator, Administrative Assistant

 

I’ve resided in various locations across SE Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. My aspiration is to eventually settle down on the border of WA and OR to relish the rainy weather. Planning to pursue an education for my RN, I have a profound love for working with patients.

During my leisure hours, I immerse myself in a range of outdoor activities. I also have a penchant for watching movies, complete with snacks, of course! Hanging out and embarking on adventures with my two kids bring immense joy to my life.

Fatima

Fatima

Administrative Assistant

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In 2019, I obtained my Pharmacy Technician License from the Career and Technical Education Center, igniting my passion for healthcare and patient care. Currently, I’m working towards becoming a Certified Medical Assistant to further pursue this passion. I’m excited to contribute to Clinical Research Prime, enhancing the quality of life for our patients and community.

Beyond work and studies, I cherish moments with my husband and family, indulging in movies and occasional shopping sprees. Originally from Porterville, CA, I spent some years in Kalispell, MT, before settling in Idaho Falls.

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Allie C.

Allie C.

Corporate Recruiter

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An Idaho native, I’ve resided in Rexburg, Rigby, and Blackfoot. My educational journey led me to ISU, and I’ve garnered experience in the medical field while volunteering at CRPrime. Joining the CRP team is a source of great excitement, and I look forward to contributing my skills.

Outside of work, my favorite moments are spent with my husband and kids. Whether it’s going for rides in the side-by-side, fishing, or simply lounging at home watching movies, I relish these moments of relaxation and family bonding.

Taunya

Taunya

Corporate Recruiter

 

I am thrilled at the prospect of making a positive impact on patients’ lives through my involvement in clinical research studies. My satisfaction lies in identifying research patients and collaborating closely with them and the CRP staff to ensure success.

Beyond my professional endeavors, I am a parent to six beautiful children, with the joy of two grandchildren. Traveling across the country is a passion of mine, and I particularly relish spending time outdoors through activities like hiking and camping. I’m always prepared for the next adventure that the great outdoors has to offer.

Cassie

Cassie

Patient Recruiter

 

I’m an Idaho Falls native and Hillcrest High School graduate. After a four-year adventure in Florida, working at an airport travel company and teaching art to elementary students, I returned to a veterinary hospital role. Assisting people with their pets’ health was gratifying, fostering a love for connecting with others.

Now, I’m excited to bring this passion to inform individuals about valuable opportunities. Family is paramount; my heart belongs to my daughter. Drawing and painting are cherished pastimes, and I prioritize travel to new places for enriching experiences.

 

 

 

Quality Assurance

Morgann

Morgann

Quality Assurance Manager

 

I earned my B.S. in Health Science from ISU and delved into clinical research for over a year before returning to pursue a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, which I completed in December 2019. Following graduation, I dedicated two more years to research and education. The company’s excellent reputation and the appealing office setting drew me in, and I’m thrilled to join a dynamic and growing organization.

A native of Idaho Falls, having a job close to home is exciting. During my leisure, I indulge in workouts, hiking, napping, movie-watching, and spending quality time with my dogs. Family is paramount, and I relish moments with my husband, son, and stepson.

Amy

Amy

Quality Assurance Assistant

 

With over 20 years of diverse administrative experience, including serving as an in-house Compliance Auditor at Wells Fargo bank, I bring a meticulous and detail-oriented approach to my work, occasionally bordering on perfectionism. My keen interest in health and wellness, particularly from a holistic perspective, fuels my passion for continual learning.

Family is at the center of my world, particularly my lively and demanding two-and-a-half-year-old. As an outdoor enthusiast, I revel in camping, hiking, biking, paddleboarding, and all things nature. Originally from Salt Lake City, my love for mountains led us to Idaho, seeking a less crowded and polluted lifestyle. I’m enthusiastic about embracing this new change of pace.

Jill

Jill

Quality Assurance Assistant

 

I hold a Registered MA license from Medical Institute and boast three years of experience as a Medical Assistant. Additionally, I earned an AA in Criminal Justice and am currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree. My externship at Harbor Medical Center in Seattle exposed me to various medical scenarios, including working with COVID patients. My background extends to mental health, having worked at Pearl Health Clinic in their Ketamine program. Upon moving to Idaho, I found my professional home at The Healing Sanctuary.

The positive environment, both among staff and people encountered here, makes work a pleasure. Outside of work and studies, I relish outdoor activities like paddleboarding, BBQing, camping, and gardening. Although originally from Idaho, I’ve spent the majority of my life in Washington State.

Clinical Research Coordinators

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Vicki

Vicki

Clinical Research Coordinator II

 

Commencing my healthcare journey as a Surgical Technologist, I hold an Associate Degree in Science. My prior experience includes working in the labor and delivery operating room, where the joy of assisting in the birth of adorable babies left a lasting impression. I am thrilled to advance my career in the medical field at Clinical Research Prime.

Outside of work, my daughter and I enjoy car rides and watching Star Wars together. Additionally, I find pleasure in activities like crocheting and playing tennis.

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Allison G.

Allison G.

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Allyssa J.

Allyssa J.

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

Earning my bachelor’s degree in biology from KSU, I chose this path driven by my passion for learning and assisting others. The appeal of Clinical Research Prime (CRP) lies in the synergy of these interests, offering me the chance to continually learn while making a positive impact.

Originally from Kansas, I have a deep appreciation for music, relishing good food, engaging in running, and tackling puzzles in my leisure time.

Berenice

Berenice

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

Having earned my Associates in Natural Resource Management from CSI and a Bachelor’s in Biological Science with a focus on Ecology and Conservation Biology from ISU, I am fascinated by the dynamic interaction between the environment and people. Previous roles, including Wildlife Technician at Idaho Fish and Game and an intern at the Isotope Lab at ISU, enriched my skills. Joining Clinical Research Prime aligns with my passion for research and its potential to enhance lives.

Hailing from a small Idaho town, my appreciation for nature is evident in my love for hiking and fishing. In my free time, I hit the gym and prioritize moments with my husband and families.

Casey

Casey

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

I graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Genomics, accompanied by minors in Writing and Psychology. My fascination with genetics stemmed from my red hair and evolved into a deep interest in the complexity of DNA. Writing and understanding decision-making processes are the focus of my minors.

In college, I worked as a Medical Assistant in a chiropractic office and interned at the University of Sydney’s Behavioral and Ecology Lab during my study abroad in Australia. Both experiences allowed me to interact with patients and coworkers while continually learning. I was attracted to CRP by Dr. Baker’s commitment to addressing the root causes of patients’ issues rather than masking symptoms.

In my personal life, I enjoy reading fantasy novels, exploring mythology worldwide, playing with my golden retriever, and crafting personalized gifts. Spare moments find me immersed in paint or sawdust, working on various craft projects.

D'Artagnan

D'Artagnan

Clinical Research Coordinator I

 

Having spent most of my life in Pocatello, with stints in Spain and South Africa, I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, emphasizing Exercise Science from Idaho State University. Aspiring to pursue further education and become a Physician Assistant, I’m enthusiastic about learning and contributing to innovative ways of aiding people at Clinical Research Prime.

Being part of a 13-sibling family, I find joy in reading, playing the guitar, and spending time with my wife, friends, and family. My love for the outdoors extends to activities like hiking, rock climbing, paddle boarding, camping, and more.

Fikerte

Fikerte

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

With a B.A. in Biomedical Science from BYU-Idaho, I’m on the path to a medical career. Currently in a gap year, I’m honing my clinical research skills before applying to medical school. I’ve previously worked as a clinical research assistant and pathophysiology tutor, and in administration at BYU-Idaho. Passionate about learning about the human body, I find utmost joy in witnessing individuals improve and embark on their healing journey. Joining the Clinical Research Prime team, I’m thrilled to be part of an environment where healing is a daily practice, not just a concept.

Beyond my professional pursuits, I cherish moments with family and friends, love road trips, exploring new countries, and indulging in fashion and interior designs.

Jade (Ash)

Jade (Ash)

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

Having predominantly worked in healthcare, with a significant stint at the Crisis Center, I possess a keen interest in understanding the intricate connection between the mind and the impact of mental illness and trauma on the body. My educational pursuits focus on victimology, aiming to explore ways to protect vulnerable communities and assist those affected by violence.

During winters, I indulge in crocheting, while summers find me immersed in activities like kayaking and hiking. Year-round, I engage in Dungeons and Dragons, relishing both the role of a player and the challenges of being the Game Master. Anything creative or aligned with nature captivates my interest.

Karina

Karina

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

I obtained my CNA and BLS certifications from the College of Eastern Idaho, with aspirations to further my education and become an LPN, ultimately pursuing an RN designation. My background includes valuable experience in medical-surgical and recovery units at a hospital. In this capacity, I provided comprehensive patient care, monitored vital signs, and meticulously documented all aspects of patient interactions.

A strong passion for helping others and a penchant for continuous learning define my professional outlook. Originally from Palmdale, CA, I now call SE Idaho home. During leisure, I engage in diverse activities such as reading, playing video games, working out, playing soccer, listening to music, dancing, and cherishing moments with my husband and daughter.

Kenna

Kenna

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

My academic journey led me to attain a B.A. in Human Biology from BYU-I, fueled by a lifelong fascination with the intricacies of our bodily systems. With a background in physical therapy, I found immense satisfaction in aiding individuals on their journey to recovery. The prospect of delving deeper into research while maintaining a connection with people drew me to this role, offering a perfect blend of learning and human interaction.

Outside the professional realm, my husband and I cherish our time outdoors, indulging in activities like hiking, camping, horseback riding, and reading. We are avid road trip enthusiasts, immersing ourselves in old country music and exploring new restaurants along the way.

Maria

Maria

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Monsi

Monsi

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

I hold a B.S. in Biomedical Science from Brigham Young University-Idaho, with my sights set on medical school but currently leaning toward the holistic aspects of family medicine. With over 3 years of caregiving experience, I take joy in exploring the intricacies of science and the human body. Post-graduation, I served as a research assistant, honing skills like phlebotomy and vital sign assessments. Recognizing research’s role in advancing safe treatments, I’m drawn to CRP for its field excellence, aligning with my passion for holistic-focused medicine, particularly in women’s health.

Outside work, I indulge in painting, hiking, quality time with pets, musicals, TV shows, and cherished moments with family and friends. Although Oregon holds a special place in my heart, I’ve had the privilege of residing in various locales, including NYC and TN!

Myrna

Myrna

Clinical Research Coordinator I

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Originally from Ohio, I ventured into the Air Force post-high school, leading me to various places before settling in Idaho. My educational journey led to a Bachelor’s degree in Science from Idaho State University, complemented by multiple years of experience in the medical field. Engaging in clinical research offers a fulfilling challenge, allowing me to contribute to enhancing the quality of life for others.

During leisure hours, connecting with and visiting my son is a priority. My penchant for an active lifestyle finds expression in activities like hiking and skiing, while socializing with friends and delving into a good book round out my interests.

Reina

Reina

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

I earned my B.S. in Cell Biology and Neuroscience from Montana State University, driven by a lifelong fascination with science and the human body. Since childhood, my aspiration to become a physician has remained unwavering. During college, I worked as a caregiver and med tech at a senior living facility, providing invaluable patient interaction experiences and expanding my healthcare knowledge. Building meaningful relationships with residents has shaped my commitment to improving quality of life. This journey led me to Clinical Research Prime (CRP), where I’m eager to contribute to transformative changes in individuals’ medical paths. Originating from Colorado Springs, Colorado, and spending the last few years in Bozeman, Montana, I now enjoy an active lifestyle, exploring Idaho Falls, and connecting with family and friends.

Samantha

Samantha

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

In winter 2022, I graduated from Brigham Young University Idaho with a Psychology degree, focusing on Health Care Administration. This opened doors to diverse research opportunities, fueling my passion for social and psychological research. With four years in customer service management and two as a community liaison and medical assistant at the US Embassy of Qatar, my varied background enhances my research approach.

Clinical Research Prime appealed to me for its promises of diverse opportunities, cultural alignment, rich experiences, and extensive learning prospects. Personally, I enjoy cross-stitching and adventurous activities. My husband and I bond over camping, shows, and board/video games. A military brat, I’ve lived worldwide, but Utah is my home base after experiences in Morocco, Germany, Qatar, and five other states besides Idaho.

 

Stephanie

Stephanie

Clinical Research Coordinator l, Phlebotomist

 

Currently certified in phlebotomy, I aim to advance my medical career through future college education to obtain a B.S. in Biology. As a newcomer to the medical field, I’m eager to learn and expand my medical knowledge. Joining a team dedicated to shaping the future of medicine is an exciting prospect for me.

Originally from Rexburg, ID, I now call Idaho Falls home, enjoying the scenic beauty of the state with my three daughters. In my leisure time, I indulge in activities like hiking, backpacking, fishing, camping, snowboarding, and relish moments rocking out to music with my feline companions.

Stephen

Stephen

Clinical Research Coordinator l

 

I earned my B.S. in Biochemistry and pursued graduate-level studies in pharmaceuticals at BYU-Idaho and ISU, respectively. During my undergraduate studies, I engaged in research courses in chemistry and biology, including a drug compounding lab at ISU. Working at Broulim’s Pharmacy in Rigby, ID, I started as a Technician in Training and later became a Certified Pharmacy Technician, accumulating six years of experience before seeking a career change.

With a passion for both research and helping others, I was drawn to this organization’s mission of conducting research to bring new, health-improving products to market. Beyond family, work, and church responsibilities, I indulge my inner nerd by spending leisure time in front of a TV, like a child playing games.

Research Assistants

Abigail

Abigail

Research Assistant

 

In 2023, I earned my bachelor’s degree in Genetics and Genomics with a minor in Global Women’s Studies from Brigham Young University. My passion for science, particularly in women’s health, stems from a background as a medical receptionist, where I developed a love for working with people in a clinical setting. Dr. Baker’s expertise in women’s health and research led me to CRP, where the opportunity to forge patient relationships while contributing to healthcare innovations appealed to me as a research assistant.

Beyond my professional life, I enjoy watching movies, reading, and crafting. Quality time with my husband and pet gecko, Steph Curry, is a priority. Hailing from Boise, ID, I maintain its status as the best city, although my current residence in the eastern part of the state has its charms, weather permitting.

Andrea

Andrea

Research Assistant

 

Embarking on my medical journey, I earned a B.S. in Psychology, a Neuroscience minor, and a Behavioral Health certificate from Texas A&M University. I delved into research through a behavioral science lab and preclinical research with mice. Alongside academics, I served the community with a pre-medical organization and participated in Division 1 athletics. Before applying to medical school, I seek more clinical experience, drawn to Clinical Research Prime for its extensive research and learning opportunities. I anticipate immersing myself in various medical aspects and staying at the forefront of scientific innovation.

Beyond my professional pursuits, I enjoy creative crafts and unwind with a good book, cuddling my two pet rabbits. Despite college years in Ohio, Colorado, and Texas, Idaho Falls, with its scenic mountains, remains my cherished hometown.

Gina

Gina

Research Assistant, Phlebotomist

 

I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Idaho State University and have experience as a teacher, along with volunteering on the Shelley Quick Response Unit. My passion lies in learning about clinical research and assisting others.

Most of my life has been spent in Southeast Idaho, where I enjoy activities such as reading, sewing, dancing, riding bicycles, playing games, and spending quality time with my family. My husband and I are parents to eight children and proud grandparents to twenty-two grandchildren. I also have a love for travel and was fortunate to explore numerous European countries with my husband and some of our children a few years ago.

Jared

Jared

Research Assistant

 

I’m on the brink of completing my biotechnology degree, eager to delve into genetic engineering. With a year left, I plan to pursue a PhD in Embryology and join Colossal Laboratories. My professional journey spans fast food to IT, currently in phlebotomy at Biolife and co-owning a car detailing business. I aim to gain extensive research experience to contribute to a better future through scientific understanding.

Beyond academics, I find joy in boxing, powerlifting, motorcycling, and hiking with my dog, Murphy. Quality time with friends, family, movies, shows, and being a dedicated Denver Nuggets fan are vital. From Firestone, Colorado, my profound love for science encompasses biology, astronomy, virology, and evolutionary science.

Shane

Shane

Research Assistant

 

I relocated to Idaho for my academic pursuits and successfully attained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from BYU-Idaho. During this time, I crossed paths with an amazing woman who is now my beloved wife. Over the past four years, I dedicated myself to a startup tele-audiology practice, fostering a passion for healthcare and the transformative impact it has on lives. As I delved into the realm of clinical research, my fascination with Clinical Research Professionals (CRP) grew.

Health and fitness are my primary interests, and I revel in outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, fishing, and shooting. Few things bring me more joy than sharing moments around a campfire while gazing at the stars. Originally from Boerne, Texas, I find fulfillment in pursuing my passions.

Phlebotomy

Shelley

Shelley

Phlebotomist

 

Having become a Medical Assistant in the 90s, I’ve had diverse experience with specialists ranging from dermatology to OBGYN and pediatrics. Transitioning into teaching Medical Assisting at the turn of the century, I furthered my education with a B.S. in Health & Wellness from Kaplan University, emphasizing herbal health. My passion for healthcare encompasses integrative modalities and quality research, aiming to make medical procedures as comfortable as possible.

New to Idaho, I am enthusiastic about the opportunities the future holds and look forward to exploring the state and spending time with family. In my leisure, I indulge in reading, baking, enjoying quality movie time with my husband, and even dancing with my turtle! Having recently moved from Denver, Colorado, I am originally from Cody, Wyoming, and am thrilled to be close to Yellowstone again!