Western States Cancer Research

Western States Cancer Research NCORP (WSCR-NCORP) (formerly Colorado Cancer Research Program) is a nonprofit, National Cancer Institute (NCI) affiliated Cancer Clinical Trial Research Organization, whose primary aim is to make cancer clinical trials available to patients, physicians, and communities in our region.

WSCR-NCORP Team

Executive Team

Lisa Switzer, MA

CEO / Executive Director

303.777.2663

“In a world where you can be anything, be kind.” ~ Anonymous

Dr. Nicholas DiBella

Principal Investigator

303.909.2369

“Today’s successes in cancer therapy are derived from yesterday’s clinical trials.”

Kristine Castagnaro

Chief Operating Officer

303.777.2663

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.”
~ Dr. Seuss

Directors

Gwen Newberry

Regulatory & Compliance Director / NCORP Administrator

Gwen also serves on the CTSU Site Advisory Panel.

303.777.2663

“The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.”
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Michael Nowicki

Director of Quality Assurance

720.475.5727

“Desire creates the power.” 
~ Raymond Holliwell

Marcie Warren

Director of Clinical Operations

720.475.5712

“Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time”
~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Clinical Research Coordinators

Brandon Andrews

Clinical Research Coordinator / Industry Liaison

720.475.5722

“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” ~ Lao Tzu

Sarah Auten

Clinical Research Coordinator

720.475.5711

“The only limit to the height of your achievement is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them.”
~ Michelle Obama

Theresa Sari

Clinical Research Coordinator

720.475.5721

“Where there is kindness, there is goodness.” ~Walt Disney

Carley Sklenar

Clinical Research Coordinator

720.475.5719

“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape the world.”
~Robert H. Schuller

Katie Vitosh

Clinical Research Coordinator

720.475.5728

“Education isn’t something you can finish.” ~ Isaac Asimov

Allyson Adams

Research Assistant

720.475.5720

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
~Eleanor Roosevelt

Data and Drug Accountability

Libby Koch

Clinical Research Data Specialist

720.475.5718

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

Kayla Clancy

Investigational Products and Research Specialist

720.475.5726

“The dark side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities some consider to be unnatural.”
 ~ Chancellor Palpatine

Quality Assurance and Regulatory

Jennifer Buchanan

Regulatory Administrator II

720.475.5715

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” ~ Helen Keller

Joanne Hindle

Regulatory Assistant

720.475.5718

“Be not overcome of evil,
but overcome evil with good” 
~ Romans 12:21, King James Bible

Administrative

Cyndy Besselievre

HR / Financial Administrator

720.475.5713

“Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re gonna get.” ~ Forrest Gump

Scott Logan

Executive Assistant /
Events Coordinator

303.777.2663

“The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.”
~ Spok

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