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Professionalism and Leadership

Leadership requires the ability to articulate a vision, while supporting and empowering others to engage in and critically reflect on that vision and the actions taken to accomplish it.

Chair

Vice Chair

Laura Roberts, MD, MA
Chair

Victor Carrion, MD
Vice Chair

Senior Associate Chairs

Cheryl Gore-Felton, PhD
Senior Associate Chair

James Lock, MD, PhD
Senior Associate Chair

Associate Chairs

Steven Adelsheim, MD
Associate Chair – Community Commitment & Engagement

Bruce Arnow, PhD
Associate Chair – Psychology and Psychology Training

Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD
Associate Chair – Scientific Innovation and Collaboration

Grace Gengoux, PhD, BCBA-D
Associate Chair – Faculty Engagement and Wellbeing

Antonio Hardan, MD
Associate Chair - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Programmatic Strategy

Chris Hayward, MD, MPH
Associate Chair – Translation and Integration

David Hong, MD
Associate Chair – Clinical Research

Clete A. Kushida, MD, PhD, FAASM
Associate Chair – Sleep Medicine

Alan Louie, MD
Associate Chair – Education

Robert C. Malenka, MD, PhD
Associate Chair – Scientific Discovery

Karen Parker, PhD
Associate Chair – Research Strategy and Oversight

Indy Singh Jagait, MPH
Associate Chair – Finance and Operations

David Spiegel, MD
Associate Chair – University Relations

Leanne Williams, PhD
Associate Chair – Translational Neuroscience

Sharon Williams, PhD
Associate Chair – Inclusion and Diversity

Jerome Yesavage, MD
Associate Chair – Veterans Affairs  

Division Chiefs

Antonio Hardan, MD
Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development

Bruce Arnow, PhD
Co-Chief of the Division of General Psychiatry and Psychology

Jacob Ballon, MD, MPH
Co-Chief of the Division of General Psychiatry and Psychology

Allan L. Reiss, MD
Chief of the Division of Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences

Jose R. Maldonado, MD, FAPM
Chief of the Division of Medical Psychiatry

Debra Kaysen, PhD
Chief of the Division of Public Mental Health and Population Sciences

Clete A. Kushida, MD, PhD, FAASM
Chief of the Division of Sleep Medicine

Central Administrative Staff

Executive Office

Director of Finance and Administration
Indy Singh Jagait

Executive Assistant to the DFA
Rahi Desai

Sr. Financial Analyst
Nathan Wong

Sr. Administrative Associate
Denise Knab

Administrative Associate
Wesselyne Mckinney

Administrative Associate
Jeff De Guzman

Manager for Operations & Process Excellence
Brian Donnellan

Senior Education Program Manager
Reiko Riley

Program Manager
Laura Turner-Essel, PhD

Program Manager
Kyle McKinley

Executive Assistant to the Chair
Megan King

Academic Affairs and Education Programs

Director of Faculty Affairs and Strategic Planning
Heather Kenna Hall

Faculty Affairs Manager
Jacqueline Ching

Faculty Affairs Administrator
Diana Kim

Faculty Affairs Administrator
Erica Dillingham

Faculty Affairs Administrator
Denise Reyes

Faculty Affairs Administrator
Brittany Hope

Faculty Affairs Administrator
Chelsea Allison

Medical Education Team Manager and Program Manager, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Ola Golovinsky

Program Manager, Core Training & Education, General Psychiatry 
Mario Mercurio

Residency Program Coordinator, General Psychiatry 
Stephanie Roberts

Residency Program Coordinator, General Psychiatry 
Rebeca Jimenez

Program Coordinator, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Maryam Mossadeghian

Program Coordinator, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Charles Larson

Clerkship Coordinator
Quynh Dang

Fellowship Education Administrator, General Psychiatry 
Romola Breckenridge

Fellowship Program Coordinator, General Psychiatry 
Liz Kortenkamp

Fellowship Program Coordinator, Sleep Medicine 
Martha I Cruz

Facilities and Operations

Director of Facilities and Operations
Chia-Yu Cardell

Facilities Specialist
Erick Mejorado  

Facilities Specialist
Kaylee Knab

Facilities Assistant
Steven Quejada Jr.

Communications

Director of Communications
Mindy Hantke

Research Finance, Development, and Compliance

Director of Research Development, Integrity, and Strategy
Aimee-Noelle Swanson, PhD

Co-Assistant Director of Research Finance
Kate Erickson

Co-Assistant Director of Research Finance
Mariko Joplin

Senior Proposal Development Manager
Marjorie Powell

Senior Finance Manager
Judy Fredendall

Senior Finance Manager
Niraj Raman

Senior Finance Manager
Emily Woodward

Senior Finance Manager
Leo Gou

Senior Finance Manager
Nine Pohl

Senior Finance Manager
Karen Georgeadis Moraski

Senior Finance Manager
Lynn Cabralis

Senior Finance Manager
Heidi Mueller

Senior Finance Manager
Elizabeth Fuentes

Senior Finance Manager
Kathleen Hong

Proposal Development Manager
Krystle Sweda, PhD

Finance Manager
Emily Lauderdale

Research Administrator
Ja'Vonne Monique Smith

Research Administrator
Betty Chen

Accounting Associate
Anna Lim

Clinical Finance and Administration

Director of Finance and Clinical Operations
Brett Kelly

Clinical Finance Manager
Albert Lam

Senior Clinical Financial Analyst
Hope Tang

Finance and Contracts Analyst
Ozeir Nassery

Financial Analyst
Shuming Yao

Financial Analyst
Karla Penados

Physician Coding Quality Analyst
Kimberly Crear

Human Resources

Director of HR Strategy and Operations
Stephanie Dornes

Sr. Manager for HR Operations
Linda Vargas

Sr. Human Resources Administrator
Maria Ruiz

Sr. Human Resources Administrator
Xanthie Cook

Human Resources Administrator
Nerizza Yeo

Human Resources Administrator
Leticia Solis

Postdoc Program Manager
Chris Medina