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NCIRE Board of Directors

Raymond A. Swanson, MD, Chair
Chief of Neurology Service, SFVAHCS
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology, UCSF
Hubert Kim, MD, PhD, Vice Chair
Chief of Surgical Service, SFVAHCS
Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery, SFVAHCS
Professor and Vice Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery, 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
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
Steve Countouriotis
Lieutenant Colonel, US Army (Ret.) 
Chief, Emergency Services Branch/Command Security Officer
US Department of Homeland Security
USCG Training Center Petaluma 

Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, MAS, MBA
Chief of Staff, SFVAHCS

Bonnie S. Graham, MBA
Director, SFVAHCS

Stephen Peary, JD, LLM 
Chief Financial Officer
Phizzle, Inc.

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 –

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  
Rina Shah, MD, FACP
Deputy Chief of Staff, SFVAHCS 

Shira Maguen, PhD
Mental Health Director OEF/OIF Integrated Care Clinic, SFVAHSC
Staff Psychologist, SFVAHCS PTSD Program
Associate Professor, School of Medicine, UCSF

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

Theodora Mauro, MD
Clinical Director for Planning and Development, SFVAHCS
Staff Physician and Chief of Dermatology Service, SFVAHCS
Professor in Residence and Vice-Chair of Dermatology, UCSF

Louise C. Walter, MD
Chief, Division of Geriatrics, SFVAHCS
Professor of Medicine, UCSF
John R. McQuaid, PhD
Associate Chief of Staff, Mental Health, SFVAHCS
Vice Chair for Adult Psychology, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute
Weill Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, 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 


VA Advisory Representatives
Judi Cheary 
Executive Assistant to the Director, SFVAHCS
Director, Public Affairs, SFVAHCS

Nisha Hall, JD
Health Law Group and Specialty Team Advising Research (STAR)
Office of the General Counsel

Advisors to the Audit Committee  

Jules Walker, MBA
Director, Ventura Capital Practices, KPMG, LLP 

Josue Zapata, MD, MBA 
Attending Physician, SFVAHCS
Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
NCIRE Officers 

Rebecca A. Rosales, MBA, CRA
Chief Executive Officer

Joanna Zhao
Controller, NCIRE
Interim Secretary and Treasurer

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