Emergency Medicine

Clinical Research Coordinator Staff


Danielle Beckham, RN, MSN, BSN, CRC was born in Omaha, Nebraska and currently resides in Kansas City, MO. After leaving various careers in the fields of education and finance, Danielle got her BSN at Research College of Nursing in 2006 and began working in the TMC Emergency Department in 2007; she joined the ED Research Team in 2009. In addition to ER and Research, Danielle’s nursing/health care experience includes ambulatory clinics, telephone triage, and wellness coaching. She enjoys running, yoga, cooking, home improvement projects, and spending time with family and friends.

Laurie Kemble, BHS, CRT, CCRC is from St. Joseph, MO. Laurie completed her Bachelor of Health Science Respiratory Care at the University of Missouri – Columbia where she worked at the University Hospital and Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine for 13 years as a respiratory therapist and later a research coordinator. She currently resides in the Kansas City area. Laurie started at TMC in February 2010. Laurie brings over 30 years of research experience to the department. She previously worked in a neurology private practice as a research coordinator and at a KU Medical Center Research Institute as a Deputy Director of Research for 12 years. She brings professional experience in both health care and research.

Chelsey Purcell, RN, BSN was born in Kansas City, MO but grew up in both Kansas City, MO and Jamaica where her family is from. Chelsey received her BSN at William Jewell College of Nursing in 2019 and began working in the TMC Emergency Department in 2020 where she currently works PRN. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Nursing at the KU Medical Center where she has experience as a graduate research assistant. She enjoys traveling, hiking, food, and sporting events.