UCSF

Administration History

This page describes a history of changes to administrative roles. For a current org chart, see Org chart: School of Pharmacy.

2020

July 1

Desi Kotis appointed assistant dean at UCSF Medical Center, James R. McNulty appointed assistant dean at Kaweah Delta Health Care District in Visalia, Thomas Kearney retires as associate dean of academic affairs but is recalled, Donald Kishi steps down as associate dean, and this role is retired, Susan Levings steps down as associate dean of planning and communications, and this role is retired. The Office of Finance and Administration is renamed to the Office of Administration, and it absorbs the Office of Planning and Communications.

February 1

Rebecca Miller steps down as director of the Office of Education and Instructional Services, Cynthia V. Zarate appointed interim director of the Office of Education and Instructional Services.

2019

September 1

The Office of Experiential Education is renamed to the Office of Experiential Education and Professional Development.

July 1

The Office of Assessment and Quality Improvement renamed to the Office of Accreditation and Quality Improvement, Daniel Santi steps down as associate dean of external scientific affairs and this role is retired, Chad Hatfield appointed assistant dean at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento and Jess de Jesus as assistant dean at UCLA Health.

June 1

Daniel L. Wandres steps down as associate dean of pharmaceutical services.

April 6

Jane Hodding steps down as assistant dean at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

2018

May 1

John Grubbs steps down as assistant dean at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

February 20

Office of Education and Instructional Support renamed to Office of Education and Instructional Services.

February 12

The title for Donald Kishi changes from associate dean of student and curricular affairs to associate dean.

2017

January 3

Tina Brock steps down as associate dean of global health and educational innovations, and the role is retired.

January 1

Rebecca Miller reports to Sharon Youmans. The title for Cynthia Watchmaker changes from associate dean of student affairs and education services to associate dean of student affairs.

2016

September 6

Liana Crosby appointed executive assistant to the dean, Susan Abby appointed administrative analyst.

June 20

Dean’s Office Administration folds into the Office of Finance and Administration, executive assistant to the dean now dually reports to the dean and to the associate dean of finance and administration.

March 16

Molecular Design Institute (MDI) renamed to Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) with Director Nevan Krogan.

January 15

James Wells steps down as chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Matt Jacobson is appointed in his place.

2015

August 1

Valerie Clinard appointed director of experiential education.

July 1

Paul R. Ortiz de Montellano steps down as associate dean of research, and Andrej Sali is appointed in his place.

January 26

Rebecca Miller appointed director of the Office of Education and Instructional Support.

2014

August 1

Tejal Desai appointed chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences.

January 6

Thomas Kearney appointed associate dean of academic affairs.

2013

November 1

Brian Alldredge steps down as associate dean of academic affairs.

October 1

The title for Tina Brock changes from associate dean of teaching and learning to associate dean of global health and educational innovations.

September 1

Associate deans related to education report to Sharon Youmans. Chairs, associate deans, and assistant deans reporting to Guglielmo also indirectly report to Youmans. Sarah Nelson steps down as co-chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences. Steven Kayser steps down as associate dean of global affairs. The title for Mitra Assemi changes from associate dean of accreditation and quality improvement title to associate dean of assessment and quality improvement.

July 1

Lisa Kroon appointed chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Sharon Youmans appointed vice dean.

April 1

B. Joseph Guglielmo appointed dean.

2012

September 1

Cynthia B. Watchmaker appointed associate dean of student affairs and education services.

July 2

Dale Adams steps down as assistant dean, Jane M. Hodding appointed assistant dean, J. David Woods appointed assistant dean.

July 1

Robert L. Day steps down as associate dean, Mary Anne Koda-Kimble steps down as dean, Lorie Rice steps down as associate dean of external affairs, Lisa A. Kroon appointed interim chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, B. Joseph Guglielmo appointed interim dean.

June 12

Daniel L. Wandres appointed associate dean of pharmaceutical services.

2011

September 26

Michael S. Nordberg appointed associate dean of administration and finance.

May 20

Lynn Paulsen steps down as associate dean of pharmaceutical services.

March 11

Tina Brock appointed associate dean of teaching and learning.

2010

October 14

Paul R. Ortiz de Montellano appointed associate dean of research.

September 30

Ken Dill steps down as associate dean of research.

June 30

Barbara Sauer steps down as associate dean of assessment and accreditation, Betty-ann Hoener steps down as associate dean of faculty development (teaching and learning), Mitra Assemi promoted from assistant dean to associate dean, Sharon Kotabe steps down as assistant dean.

2009

September 1

Chris Cullander steps down as associate dean of student and curricular affairs and associate dean of information resources and technology, Donald T. Kishi appointed associate dean of student and curricular affairs, Mitra Assemi appointed assistant dean of accreditation and quality improvement.

July 1

Rob Duca steps down as associate dean of administration, Michael S. Nordberg appointed interim associate dean of administration and finance.

February 25

Kathy M. Giacomini and Sarah J. Nelson appointed co-chairs of the new Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences.

January 30

Daniel H. Lowenstein steps down as associate dean of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and the two associate dean roles associated with this are retired.

January 1

Daniel Santi appointed associate dean of external scientific affairs, Steven R. Kayser appointed associate dean of global affairs.

2008

December 22

Joseph M. McCune steps down as one of two associate deans of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, leaving the role filled by Daniel H. Lowenstein.

July 1

James A. Wells replaces Thomas L. James as chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

June 6

Cynthia B. Watchmaker promoted from assistant to associate dean.

February 7

Sharon L. Youmans appointed associate dean of diversity.

2007

November 30

Lynn Paulsen appointed associate dean.

November 13

Daniel B. Dong steps down as assistant dean.

October 5

Clifton Louie steps down as associate dean of pharmaceutical services.

August 27

Daniel H. Lowenstein and Joseph M. McCune both appointed associate deans of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

July 17

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Chair Thomas L. James returns from sabbatical.

July 1

Daniel B. Dong appointed assistant dean.

April 1

Paul R. Ortiz de Montellano appointed acting chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry while Thomas L. James is on sabbatical.

2006

October 16

Susan Abby, executive assistant to the dean, replaces Deborah Petrie, special assistant to the dean.

June 1

Barbara Sauer appointed associate dean of assessment and accreditation.

March 20

B. Joseph Guglielmo replaces Lloyd Y. Young as chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy.

2005

July 1

John Grubbs appointed assistant dean, replacing assistant dean Nabil Musallam.

2004

July 1

Betty-ann Hoener appointed associate dean of faculty development (teaching and learning).

2003

June 5

Cynthia B. Watchmaker appointed assistant dean and director of student affairs.

2002

December 12

Rob Duca appointed associate dean of administration.

August 4

Angela H. Hawkins steps down as associate dean of administration.

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