Please join the CCTO in congratulating Melanie Ashland and Aja Macias in being promoted to Clinical Research Coordinator 2 supporting the Developmental Therapeutics/Phase I CRG. We are very proud of their accomplishment and look forward to their contributions and full engagement in their new role.
The SCI has created several different options of SCI branded virtual backgrounds that can be used on Zoom. They include ones that are branded with SCI logo as well as ones that are branded with our different social media channels. They can be downloaded on Box at the following link:
Many of us are working from home, and the Admin team is wondering…
Who around your home is helping with the work?
Your pet cat? Your pet plant? Your pet rock? Maybe you’re cross training a bird in Animal Crossing? Your Tamagotchi and your Chia Pet tag in and chill out on your Zoom calls?
Let’s get to know our co-worker’s home office mates! Submit your furry, mortal, feathered, scaly, stony, plastic, or digital applicant for the CCTO staff to vote on to select the top three “employees of the week”!
- Egg-xecutive Linguist (chicken)
- Head of Underwater Security (fish)
- In-fur-mation Technology Specialist (cat or dog)
- Chief Oxygenator of Earth (plant)
Submit 1 photo of your home co-worker(s) with a working title or bestowed certification to email@example.com. Note: Your photos may be featured on our social media channels!
*Submissions accepted through April 24*
Staff voting will commence on April 27
Winners will be announced in the CCTO Blog May 1
The CCTO is excited to introduce Sharmila Vetri Villalan as a Project Manager, on the OnCore Team. She received her Masters in Nutrition from the University of Kansas Medical Center. Sharmila had previously worked as a Research Program Manager for Facebook. She is looking forward in contributing to the great research conducted at Stanford, learn from experts in the field, & utilizing her skillsets in her new position at the CCTO. In her free time, Sharmila enjoys hiking traveling and cooking various cuisines. Sharmila is located at the Redwood City Location in Discovery Hall, stop by and say hi (once we’re back to work in the office!)
The CCTO is excited to introduce Hina Raheel as an RN2, on the Pediatric Oncology Team. She attended Aga Khan University, Pakistan (Nursing 2006 and MSc Epidemiology & Biostatistics 2009). Hina had previously worked as a Research Nurse for Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center (2018-2019) and as a Research Analyst for Stanford University (2017-2018). She is looking forward in gain additional experience in Clinical Research and learn more about Pediatric Oncology in her new position. In her free time, Hina enjoys cooking, binge watching movies on Netflix, and spending time with her family and children. Hina is located at the 3rd floor HR office on 800 Welch Road, stop by and say hi.
The CCTO is excited to introduce Mark Legaspi as a Clinical Research Coordinator Associate, on the GenOnc Team. He graduated from San Jose State University, Go Spartans, and received his degree in Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry. Mark previously worked for an assisted living facility specifically working in a memory program. He created programs and conducted activities with residents with all levels of dementia. Mark is looking forward to expanding his knowledge about the various trials in CCTO and also look forward to all the activities the campus has to offer. Some fun facts about Mark include: hiking, learning something new like playing an instrument, spending time with friends, and recently planting. Mark is located at the 3rd floor HR office on 800 Welch Road, stop by and say hi.