Ruth O'Hara, PhD

Spectrum Director
Senior Associate Dean for Research
School of Medicine Professor,                                                                              Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine Director, Sierra-Pacific MIRECC Translational Core              Stanford CTSA Principal Investigator

Debbie Drake Dunne, MPA/HSA

Spectrum Executive Director              for Strategic Initiatives

Rajnesh Prasad, MBA

Spectrum Executive Director            & Director of Finance and Administration


Stanford CTSA Faculty and Staff Leads

Ruth O'Hara, PhD, Principal Investigator
Rajnesh Prasad, MBA, Executive Director
& Director of Finance and Administration

Biomedical Ethics/Team Science
David Magnus, PhD, Faculty Lead

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD)
Manisha Desai, PhD, Faculty Co-lead
Ying Lu, PhD, Faculty Co-lead

Clinical Research Quality
Mark Pegram, MD, Faculty Lead
Jennifer Swanton Brown, RN, CCRP, Director

Clinical Research Units
Kenneth Mahaffey, MD, Faculty Lead
Peg Tsao, RN, CCRC, Manager

Clinical and Translational Research Unit
Mark Pegram, MD, Faculty Lead
Rebecca Osborne, Executive Director

Community Engagement
Lisa Goldman-Rosas, PhD, MPH, Faculty Lead


Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD, Faculty Lead

Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program
Ruth O’Hara, PhD, Faculty Co-lead
Harry B. Greenberg, MD, Faculty Co-lead
Ashley Dunn, MPH, Program Manager

Integrating Special Populations
Karl Sylvester, MD, Faculty Lead
Mary M. Chen, MS, MBA, Executive Director, MCHRI

Participant Engagement and Recruitment
Lisa Goldman-Rosas, PhD, MPH, Faculty Co-lead
Karl Sylvester, MD,  Faculty Co-lead
Katherine Connors, MPH, CCRP, Program Manager

Population Health
David Rehkopf, Sc.D., MPH, Faculty Co-lead

Rigor and Reproducibility
Steven Goodman, MD, MHS, PhD, Faculty Lead

Workforce Development/KL2 Mentored Career Development Program
Steven Asch, MD, MPH, Faculty Lead
Ashley Dunn, MPH, Program Manager