Meet Our Staff
Grace Centola, PH.D., HCLD/CC/ALD (ABB), Tissue Bank Director
Dr. Grace Centola is a national and internationally recognized specialist in clinical laboratory andrology and clinical male infertility. Dr. Centola received a Ph.D. from Georgetown University in 1978, and has served on the faculty of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Bethesda, MD), SUNY Upstate Medical Center (Syracuse, NY), and the University of Rochester (Rochester, NY). Dr. Centola is board certified as a High Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (H.C.L.D.), Clinical Consultant (CC) and Andrology Laboratory Director (ALD) by the American Board of Bioanalysis.
Jeff Olliffe, M.D. Medical Director
Dr. Jeff Olliffe conducts the initial and follow-up exams for our donors. He also works alongside our geneticist in the process of approving candidates into our program. Dr. Olliffe is a Member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Washington State Medical Society, the King County Medical Society and affiliates with Swedish Medical Hospital. Dr. Oliffe is a precept/instructor at the University of Washington Department of Family Medicine and has an affinity for bringing fertility options to those who are biologically incapable of producing offspring.
Christine Ulbrich, Donor Coordinator
Christine received both her B.S. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Arizona State University. After graduating, Christine worked for a medical device company in Phoenix, AZ. Her technical aptitude and years of customer service experience make her a crucial member of the Phoenix Sperm Bank team where she acts as the main point of contact for Phoenix donors. Aside from working with donors, Christine also assists in lab procedures and setup.