Seattle Children's Hospital and Research Institute
Kathryn (Katie) Porter, JD, MPH is a Research Scientist at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. She is Director of the Research Bioethics Consultation Service at the University of Washington’s Institute of Translational Health Sciences and a clinical ethics consultant at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Ms. Porter also serves as Co-Chair for the national Clinical Research Ethics Consultation Collaborative. She is a member of the IRB at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Her interests include research ethics, improvement of the informed consent process and the ethical and legal issues related to genetics.