UCGHI Advisory Council

The Advisory Council oversees the business and affairs of UCGHI and provides guidance for overall policy and direction. Advisory Council members facilitate communication between UCGHI and the 10 campuses. An Executive Committee leads the Advisory Council.

Executive Committee

  • Deena Shin McRae, MD
    Chair, UCGHI Executive Committee; Associate Vice President, UC Health - Division of Academic Health Sciences
  • Lara StempleLara Stemple, JD
    Co-Vice Chair, UCGHI Executive Committee; Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies and International Student Programs, UCLA School of Law
    Director, Southern California Legal Alliance for Reproductive Justice
  • Eric GoosbyEric Goosby, MD
    Co-Vice Chair, UCGHI Executive Committee; Professor of Medicine, UC San Francisco
  • Madhavi DanduMadhavi Dandu, MD, MPH
    UCGHI Director; Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, UCSF
  • Ndola Prata, MD, MScNdola Prata, MD, MSc
    UCGHI Associate Director; Professor in Maternal and Child Health and Fred H. Bixby Endowed Chair in Population and Family Planning, UC Berkeley
  • Sun Cotter, MPH
    UCGHI Deputy Director, UCOP

UC Members

  • Bernadette Boden-AlbalaBernadette Boden-Albala, DrPh, MPH
    Professor of Population Health and Disease Prevention, UC Irvine
  • Dalia MagañaDalia Magaña, PhD
    Professor of Spanish Linguistics, UC Merced
  • David GrelottiDavid Grelotti, MD
    Professor of Psychiatry, UC San Diego
  • Ninez PonceNinez Ponce, PhD, MPP
    Professor of Health Policy and Management, UC Los Angeles
  • Mark StetterMark Stetter, DVM
    Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
  • Brandi SummersBrandi Summers, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Geography and Global Metropolitan Studies, UC Berkeley
  • Bruce LinkBruce Link, PhD
    Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Sociology, UC Riverside
  • Valerie Cortez, PhD, MS
    Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology, UC Santa Cruz
  • Melissa SmithMelissa Smith, MD
    Director, Health Equity Initiatives, UC Santa Barbara

Regional Members

  • Fernando Mardones, MPVM, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
  • Latiffah Hassan, DVM, PhD
    Professor in the Department of Public Health, University of Missouri and Professor of Veterinary Public Health Epidemiology, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Robinson Mdegela, BVM, MVSc, PhD
    Professor of Fish Medicine and Aquatic Toxicology, Sokoine University of Agriculture

Student Member

  • Kayla Kauffman, MS
    PhD Student in Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara