Clinical Research Coordinators

The Child Health Clinical Research Core consists of experienced and pediatric-focused clinical research coordinators. Services available range from full support for clinical research studies and trials (pre-award to closeout) to selected “a la carte” assistance (IRB preparation only, etc).

For general child health projects, please contact May Zepeda at 650-724-0177 or email her at to request a free consultation.


May Zepeda, CCRP
Clinical Research Manager


Julia Buckingham
Lead Clinical Research Coordinator


Allie DaCar
Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics

Erica Johnston
Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator


Andrea Miranda
Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator, Division of Pediatric Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology

Aisha Nisar
Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator


Elvi Sanjines
Clinical Research Coordinator Associate, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics

Mariam (Ani) Stephen
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator


Jessica Whalen
Project Manager & Data Analyst