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PI and Director: Spectrum, Stanford’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Education

Senior Associate Dean of Research, Stanford School of Medicine

Lowell W. and Josephine Q. Berry Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

School of Medicine Director, Sierra-Pacific MIRECC Translational Core

Dr. O’Hara directs a broad interdisciplinary clinical research program, encompassing cellular models, physiological predictors, and brain and behavioral assays of psychiatric, medical, and cognitive disorders. Her body of research has played a key role in shifting the paradigm to defining, assessing, and targeting psychiatric disorders more fully based on their cognitive information processing deficits and underlying neurocircuitry. Her current research interests are in sleep, pediatrics, and aging.

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Executive Director: Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Education

Director of Finance & Administration, Office of the Senior Associate Dean of Research

Rajnesh “Raj” Prasad has 23 years of experience in research administration and operations with a specific focus on developing and managing sponsored grants and contracts from federal, state, local, foundation, and industry sponsors. Across his career, he has provided executive leadership and oversight for research-related activities while building relationships with campus communities, board leadership, and industry, government, and nonprofit partners.

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Spectrum CTSA Faculty & Staff

  • Russ Altman, MD, PhD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program (SPADA)
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  • Steven Asch, MD, MPH
    Faculty Lead, KL2 PI
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  • Maya Berdichesky, DMD
    Staff Co-Lead, Network Capacity (TIN)
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  • Jennifer Swanton Brown, RN, CCRP
    Staff Lead, Regulatory Knowledge and Support
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  • Robson Capasso, MD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program (MedTech)
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  • Mary M. Chen, MS, MBA
    Staff Co-Lead, Integrating Special Populations (MCHRI)
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  • Wei-ting Chen, PhD, MA
    Staff Co- Lead, Community Engagement
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  • Mildred Cho, PhD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Collaboration and Multidisciplinary Team Science
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  • Katherine J. Connors, MPH, CCRP
    Staff Co-Lead, Network Capacity
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  • Manisha Desai, PhD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Research Methods (BERD)
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  • Ashley Dunn, MPH
    Staff Co-Lead, Metrics (SPORR)
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  • Dean Felsher, MD, PhD
    Faculty Co-Lead, KL2 Program
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  • Lisa Goldman Rosas, PhD, MPH
    Faculty Lead, Community Engagement
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  • Steven Goodman, MD, MHS, PhD
    Faculty Lead, Translational Workforce Development & Metrics (SPORR)
    Faculty Co-Lead, KL2 Program
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  • Harry Greenberg, MD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Administrative Core
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  • Kevin Grimes, MD, MBA, MA
    Faculty Co-Lead, Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program (SPARK)
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  • Joachim Hallmayer, MD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Hub Research Capacity (Biobank)
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  • Brooke Howitt, MD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Hub Research Capacity (Biobank)
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  • Ying Lu, PhD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Research Methods (BERD)
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  • David Magnus, PhD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Collaboration and Multidisciplinary Team Science
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  • Kenneth Mahaffey, MD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Hub Research Capacity (CRU/TIN)
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  • Jessica P. Meyer, MBA, HMCC
    Staff Co-Lead, Translational Workforce Development
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  • Daria Mochly-Rosen, PhD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program (SPARK)
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  • Patricia Moussatche, PhD
    Staff Co-Lead, Administrative Core (QA/QC)
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  • Lorene Nelson, PhD
    Faculty Lead, Population Health Sciences
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  • Ellen Orasa
    Staff Lead, KL2 Program
    Staff Lead, Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program
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  • Rebecca Osborne
    Staff Co-Lead, Hub Research Capacity (CTRU)
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  • Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS
    Faculty Co-Lead, Hub Research Capacity (Biobank) & Integrating Special Populations (CARE)
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  • Lesley Park, PhD
    Staff Co-Lead, Metrics (SPORR)
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  • Mark Pegram, MD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Hub Research Capacity (CTRU)
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  • Vyjeyanthi (VJ) Periyakoil, MD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Integrating Special Populations (Lifecourse)
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  • David Rehkopf, Sc.D., MPH
    Faculty Co-Lead, Population Health Sciences (PHS)
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  • Patricia Rodriguez-Espinosa, PhD, MPH
    Staff Co-Lead, Community Engagement (OCE)
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  • Daniel Rubin, MD, MS
    Faculty Co-Lead, Informatics (RIC)
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  • Gordon Saul, MBA
    Faculty Co-Lead, Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program (MedTech)
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  • Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD
    Faculty Lead, Informatics
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  • Yona Shulaker
    Staff Co-Lead, Hub Research Capacity (OnCore)
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  • Karl Sylvester, MD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Hub Research Capacity & Network Capacity
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  • Holly Tabor, PhD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Collaboration and Multidisciplinary Team Science
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  • Peg Tsao, RN, CCRC
    Staff Lead, Hub Research Capacity (CRU) & Translational Workforce Development
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  • Justin Vincent-Tompkins, MS
    Staff Co-Lead, Hub Research Capacity (Biobank)
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  • Grant Wells, MS
    Staff Co-Lead, Integrating Special Populations (D3)
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  • Paul Yock, MD
    Faculty Co-Lead, Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program (MedTech)
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  • May Zepeda, CCRP
    Staff Co-Lead, Integrating Special Populations (MCHRI)
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