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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 and Vice Chair, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF
Donald Bacon, PhD
Community Leader
Retired University Professor
John W. Bitoff
Rear Admiral, US Navy (Ret.)

Community Leader
Retired Business Executive
Jody Breckenridge
VADM US Coast Guard (Ret.)

Former Pacific Area Commander
Chair, Board of the Emergency
Transportation Authority
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 Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma
Michael Fernandez
Founder
Quant 6 - Elite Data Science
Bonnie Graham, MBA
Director, SFVAHCS
Carl Grunfeld, MD, PhD
Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development, SFVAHCS
Chief of Metabolism and Endocrinology
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
Kenneth R. McQuaid, MD
Chief of Medical Service and Gastroenterology, SFVAHCS
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Marvin H. Sleisenger Endowed Chair
Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine, UCSF
J. Michael Myatt
Major General, US Marine Corps (Ret.) 
President and Chief Executive Officer
Marines' Memorial Association
Ellen Newman
Honorary Member
Ellen Newman Associates
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.
Paul A. Volberding, MD 
Chair Emeritus of the Board, NCIRE
Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF
Director, AIDS Research Institute, UCSF
Director of Research, Global Health Sciences, UCSF
Director of Global Health, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, UCSF
Co-Director, UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research
Associate Chair for Global Health, Department of Medicine, UCSF
Keith R. Yamamoto, PhD 
Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, UCSF
Vice Chancellor for Research, UCSF
Executive Vice Dean, School of Medicine, UCSF
Professor, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF
Advisors to the Board
Richard Daniels
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc.
Philip Fasano
Executive Vice President and
Chief Information Officer
AIG
John A. Kerner, MD
US Army Medical Corps (Ret.)
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Emeritus, UCSF
William Seaman, MD
Staff Physician, SFVAHCS
Professor of Medicine Emeritus, UCSF
Lloyd Holly Smith, MD
Associate Dean, School of Medicine, UCSF
Professor of Medicine Emeritus, UCSF
Marvin Sleisenger, MD
Distinguished Physician, SFVAHCS
Professor of Medicine Emeritus, UCSF
John K. Swensson
Lieutenant Colonel, US Army (Ret.)

Professor of English Emeritus
Director, Global Education Partnerships
De Anza College
 
VA Advisors

Judi A. Cheary

Executive Assistant to the SFVAHCS Director
Director of Public Affairs, SFVAHCS

Sheila Cullen

Director, VA Sierra Pacific Network
Department of Veterans Affairs
Nisha Hall
Attorney
Health Law Group & Specialty Team Advising Research (STAR)
Office of the General Counsel
Department of Veterans Affairs

 
Officers and Senior Management

Rebecca A. Rosales, MBA, CRA
Executive Director

Karen Steeber
Director of Development
Stephen Morange
Chief Financial Officer
Secretary/Treasurer
 
In Memoriam
Walter S. Newman
Major, US Army (Ret.)

Community Leader
Dates of Board Service:
July 2006 – December 2012
 
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February 1, 2017