MEDRIX exists because of the generosity of time and money from people all over the world — none of this would be possible without our volunteers and donors. Below are the people you will find in the office but make no mistake…they are only a part of the larger MEDRIX family.


LaRelle Catherman


Executive Director, Co-Founder

Ms. Catherman received an AAN from Shoreline Community College, a BSN and Public Health Certificate from Biola University and an MSN in Nursing Leadership / Transcultural Studies from Seattle Pacific University. Ms. Catherman was awarded the “People’s Health” medal in 2015 by the Ministry of Health of Vietnam for “her supportive contributions to the development of Vietnam’s Health Branch.” Ms. Catherman has also received the distinction of Visiting Professor for Huế University and the Lydia Greene Professor Hall of Fame Award in 2005 from Seattle Pacific University.

Ms. Pham Thi Thu Ha

Vietnam Project Manager

Ms. Pham Thi Thu Ha graduated in 1999 from Hanoi University of Foreign Study, English Department. She also has a certificate in Import/Export from the Trade University of Vietnam. She joined the MEDRIX staff in 2004 and has overseen numerous health-related projects and collaborates closely withpartners in Vietnam. Ms. Ha also serves as MEDRIX’s translator in Vietnam.

Alicia Moore

USA Executive Assistant

Ms. Moore graduated in 2016 from University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Studies with a minor in Education. Ms. Moore has a passion for educational equity and global health. She joined the MEDRIX staff in 2013 and oversees grant development and the administrative side of MEDRIX in the US.


Grant Xavier Storer


Mr. Storer graduated in 2017 from Seattle Pacific University with a Bachelor’s degree in Development Economics, Social Enterprise, and Accounting. He has a passion for international program development and humanitarian work. Mr. Storer joined the MEDRIX team in 2016 and oversees the finances for both the US and Vietnam offices.