Research Center Information - Facilities and Equipment

Facilities and equipment

Our main research clinic provides two patient exam rooms and a blood draw room. Multiple satellite research offices throughout the CHI Franciscan Health network also facilitate research-related patient and provider interactions. We currently have research offices located in the following medical facilities: Federal Way, Harrison, Highline, Poulsbo, Puyallup, Silverdale and Tacoma.

Our equipment includes:

Onsite 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) machine equipment

Daily maintained temperature logs for the following:

  • Secure, locked, climate controlled study drug storage
  • Freezers (-20° and -70°)
  • Refrigerator
  • Dry ice available

Investigational product supply room

  • CHI Franciscan Health Research Center provides safe and secure investigational supply rooms for study drug storage
  • Controlled Substance Registration Certification (Schedule II, III, IIIN, IV, & V)
  • Double verification at time of drug dispensing
  • Limited access room
  • Certified ventilation hoods/glove boxes for preparation of IV medications
  • Scientific refrigerator with alarm (monitored 24 hours a day)
  • Climate controlled and documented


  • Secured 33 cubic foot refrigerator
  • All equipment is maintained regularly with documentation per GCP, GLP guidelines

Sample storage

Long and short term storage of samples is available. We have -70° and -20° freezers to accommodate your specific trial needs. Our freezers are backed up by a generator to ensure the value of your information.

For more information regarding CHI Franciscan Health Research

Please call 253-426-6882 or email