Associate Vice Chancellor and Principal Business Officer for Health Sciences (VCHS) at UC San Diego
David Kimber is associate vice chancellor and principal business officer for Health Sciences at UC San Diego. As the principal administrative officer for Health Sciences, Mr. Kimber acts on behalf of the vice chancellor’s office in discussions with deans, chairs, and the CEOs of UC San Diego Health and Clinical Practice, as well the UC Office of the President, and the UC Office of the Regents. He serves many masters as he interfaces with professional schools and departments across Health Sciences and main campus to resolve challenges, coordinate strategies and execute projects.
With a unique blend of leadership, vision, and knowledge of medical center operations, Mr. Kimber provides strategic assistance on a wide range of initiatives impacting main campus, UC San Diego Health and academic Health Sciences. Additionally, he oversees academic program development and project management as well as affiliate and industry relations, affiliate business management, and business contracting.
Mr. Kimber is an experienced academic leader who brings 18 years of progressively responsible experience in administration and finance to this position. Before joining UC San Diego, he was finance manager at Scripps Green Hospital.
He earned his undergraduate degree in public administration from San Diego State University and his MBA from WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Mr. Kimber is a member of the American Association of Medical Colleges Group on Business Affairs, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Medical Group Management Association, and Administrators of Internal Medicine.