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NCIRE Board of Directors

Raymond A. Swanson, MD
Chairman of the Board, NCIRE
Chief of Neurology Service, SFVAHCS
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology, UCSF
Judy Yee, MD, FACR
Vice Chair of the Board, NCIRE

Chief of Radiology Service, SFVAHCS    
Director of 3-D Imaging, SFVAHCS
Professor, Vice Chair and Interim Chief, Abdominal Imaging, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF
Neal H. Cohen, MD, MPH, MS
Vice Dean, School of Medicine, UCSF
Professor of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care and Medicine, UCSF
Director, International Medical Services, UCSF
Steve Countouriotis
Lieutenant Colonel, US Army (Ret.)

Chief, Emergency Services Branch/Command Security Officer
US Department of Homeland Security
USCG Training Center Petaluma
Bonnie S. Graham, MBA
Director, SFVAHCS
Carl Grunfeld, MD, PhD
Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development, SFVAHCS  
Chief of Metabolism and Endocrine Systems, Staff Physician, SFVAHCS
Professor of Medicine, UCSF        
Hubert Kim, MD, PhD 
Chief of Surgical Service, SFVAHCS
Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery, SFVAHCS
Professor and Vice Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery, UCSF
John R. McQuaid, PhD
Acting Chief, Mental Health, SFVAHCS
Vice Chair for Adult Psychology, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute
Weill Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF
Kenneth R. McQuaid, MD
Chief of Medical Service and Gastroenterology, SFVAHCS
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Marvin H. Sleisenger Endowed Chair
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, UCSF
C. Diana Nicoll, MD, PhD, MPA
Chief of Staff, SFVAHCS
Chief, Laboratory Service, SFVAHCS
Associate Dean, School of Medicine, UCSF
Professor and Vice Chair of Laboratory Medicine, UCSF
Stephen Peary, JD, LLM 
Chief Financial Officer
Phizzle, Inc.
Michael Shlipak, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, SFVAHCS                                                     Co-Founder and Scientific Director, Kidney Health Research Collaborative
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
Louise C. Walter, MD
Chief, Division of Geriatrics, SFVAHCS
Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Keith R. Yamamoto, PhD 
Vice Chancellor, Research, UCSF
Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, UCSF
Executive Vice Dean, School of Medicine, UCSF
Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF
Advisors to the Board
Jennifer Grandis, MD
American Cancer Society Professor
Associate Vice Chancellor, Clinical and Translational Research, UCSF
Director, Clinical and Translational
Science Institute, UCSF
Professor, Otolaryngology – Head
and Neck Surgery, UCSF
Carmen Peralta, MD, MAS
Staff Physician, SFVAHCS
Nephrologist at the UCSF Nephrology and Hypertension Faculty Practice and Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
VA Advisory Representatives
Judi Cheary
Executive Assistant to the Director, SFVAHCS
Director, Public Affairs, SFVAHCS
Sheila Cullen
Director, VISN21
Nisha Hall, JD
Health Law Group and Specialty Team Advising Research (STAR)
Office of the General Counsel                            
NCIRE Officers 

Rebecca A. Rosales, MBA, CRA
Executive Director

Stephen Morange
Chief Financial Officer
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