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UC San Diego School of Medicine
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0662
La Jolla, CA 92093-0662


Department Business Office


Contact Role
James B. Brewer, M.D., Ph.D. (Assistant)
Professor and Chair 
Director, Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Mary Ann Pack
Administrative Vice Chair/Department Business Officer
Susan Quay
Executive Assistant to the Chair and Admin Vice Chair, Core Business Services Support
Stephanie Lessig, M.D.
Professor and Clinical Vice Chair
Tristy Tara
Clinical Administrative Support

Human Resources/Academic Affairs

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Francesca Marciel-Ellis
Academic Affairs/HR Liaison


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AJ Calabrese
Director of Finance and Operations
Scott Grundies
Clinical Funds Administrator
Elise Mishler
Fiscal Assistant
Financial System Analyst

Research Fund Management – Post Award Only

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Kimberly Kruse
Lead, Research Fund Manager
Megan Caines Duff
Lead, Research Fund Manager
Gregg Fastring
Research Fund Manager
Research Fund Manager
Cathy Luna
Research Fund Manager
Libby McCollum
Research Fund Manager
Vanessa Kennedy
Clinical Trials Fund Manager

Pre-Award Fund Management performed by Research Service Core (RSC)

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Andrea Moore

Pre-Award Supervisor


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Margarita Farrales (aka Maggie Fox)
Department Space Captain

Information Technology

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Kenneth Gonzales
Business and research application development
Hardware and software support