Bonnie Watts Ramsey M.D.

Seattle Children's Research Institute

Bonnie W. Ramsey, MD, is the Director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) at Seattle Children's Research Institute. She is Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics and holds the Endowed Chair in Cystic Fibrosis at the University of Washington School Of Medicine. She is also the co- Principal Investigator of the University of Washington Institute for Translational Health Science, where she has led the Child Health research program for the past decade. She has been active in the CTSA national consortium and has served on several CTSA external advisory committees. Dr. Ramsey received her BA from Stanford University and her MD from Harvard Medical School. Her career has focused on clinical care and research in the field of Cystic Fibrosis (CF). She is internationally recognized for her work in developing new therapies for patients with CF and is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. For nearly the past two decades, Dr. Ramsey directed the Coordinating Center for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Development Network (CFF TDNCC), a national clinical trials network that has successfully conducted over 100 therapeutic trials assisting in the development of novel treatments for patients with this disorder. Several FDA approved drugs, such as TOBI®, Kalydeco® and Orkambi,® have had significant impact on the lives of patients with CF.