Lee Strucker served on the NWABR Board, becoming Emeritus in January 2016. Lee remains the manager of the Research Ethics Education Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. This program serves trainees and faculty at Fred Hutch by providing a variety of seminars, discussion groups, online programs and colloquia on the responsible conduct of research. These events help Fred Hutch scientists meet organizational and federal requirements for ethics education. Lee is also a training manager at the Center designing and delivering courses for managers, scientists, and staff. Courses focus on management skills, performance management, communication skills, conflict resolution and change management. Lee also serves as a coach for individual staff members and designs as well as facilitates retreats.
Prior to working at Fred Hutch, Lee was a writer on projects for the Pacific Science Center, Group Health Cooperative, Amazon.com and Forrest-Pruzan Creative. He received his degree from the University of Chicago and both attended and taught in the University of Washington’s Training Certificate Program. For many years, he was a professional actor and improviser touring in the U.S. and Europe. He attended the theater school, Dell’Arte International in California and was an actor with the touring Dell Arte Company. Lee is a member of the performer’s union, Actors’ Equity.