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Executive Team

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DIRECTOR

Joseph Califano, MD

Director, Hanna and Mark Gleiberman Head and Neck Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences

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PHYSICIAN IN CHIEF

Ayad Hamdan, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, BASIC SCIENCE

J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, POPULATION SCIENCE, DISPARITIES AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Elena Martinez, PhD, MPH

Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION

Melody Schiaffino, PhD, MPH

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Associate Professor, San Diego State University School of Public Health

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE

Rana McKay, MD  

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, RESEARCH EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Quyen T. Nguyen, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery

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INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ADMINISTRATION

Mark R. Garcia

Interim Executive Director, Administration

Senior Director of Research Operations and Strategy

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CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, ONCOLOGY AND RADIATION THERAPY SERVICES

Matthew Jenusaitis, MBA