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ACTRI Office:

Phone: (858) 822-0268

Outpatient Research Clinic:

Front Desk: (858) 534-1251

Mailing Address:

Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0990
La Jolla, CA 92093-0990

Physical Address:

Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building
9452 Medical Center Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

ACTRI Contacts:

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Firestein, Gary
ACTRI Director
(858) 822-0591
Mah, Eric
Executive Director for Clinical Research Operations(858) 822-4700
​Levine, Tia
​Operations Director
​(858) 246-2096 ​
Bouland, DanielEvaluation Director(858) 822-2842
Fontanesi, JohnEvaluation Associate Director(858) 822-2878
Hoyo, VerónicaEvaluation Manager(858) 822-0306
IT Operations, Services, Help Desk
Nguyen Trieu Chief Tech Officer(858) 822-0111 Nguyen Trieu 
Graczyk, JamesNetwork/Desktop Support(858) 822-1157
Chen, Zhaohong (Tony)Network/Desktop Support(858) 822-0951
Shipman, PerryDatabase Programmer(858) 822-1725
Clark, Daniel Jr.IT Help Desk(858) 822-1088
Barker, AndreaCTMS Admin(858) 822-2661
Generoso, MelissaQuality Assurance Analyst
(858) 822-1201
Shevchuk, Helena Database PA/Software Developer
Website Support
(858) 822-1257
Abramovich, NatalyaQuality Assurance Engineer(858) 822-0849
Design, Biostatistics and Ethics (DBE)
Xu, Ronghui (Lily)DBE, Biostatistics Director(858) 822-1862

Magit, AnthonyRegulatory Director(858) 822-2889
Biomedical Informatics
Fisch, KatieCCBB Support(858) 534-9452
Safety Coordinator
Groom, CrystalACTRI Clinic(858) 534-2030 
Center for Clinical Research (CCR)
Wallace, MarkCo-Director
(858) 822-1256
​Gold, Kathryn
Ziegler, MichaelOmbudsman(619) 543-2885
Carlos Rojas
CCR Clinical Manager(858) 822-1717
Knott, CynthiaDietitian(858) 822-2762
Archana Bhatt
Project Manager
(858) 822-2661
Translational Research Technology (TRT)
Mills, PaulTRT Co-Director858-822-1828
Boyle, DavidTRT Co-Director(858) 822-0784
Hillman, JoshMolecular Biologist(619) 543-2693
Research ServicesN/A
Education, Training and Career Development (ETCD)
Depp, ColinETCD Director(858) 822-4251
Dimsdale, Joel
KL2 Director
(619) 543-5592
Kelly, Carolyn
TL1 Director(858) 822-4565
​Hamnache, Samia
​Education Coordinator
​(858) 822-4524
​Laporte, Regent
​TSC Program Director
​(858) 729-8705
Mehta, RavindraCREST Director(619) 543-7310
​Rodriguea, Maria Paz
​TSC Communication Director

Chernet, SebleCREST Administrator(858) 534-9163
Translational Research Alliance (TRA)
Spector, DeborahTRA Director(858) 822-4003
Stein, Murray Pilot Projects Director(858) 534-6451
Kennedy, KathleenAdministrative Assistant(858) 822-0268
Community Engagement (CE)
Taras, HowardCE Director(858) 822-0620
Broyles, SheliaCE Liaison(858) 822-4117
von Jaeger, RodneyCE Manager(858) 822-0734
Kennedy, KathleenAdministrative Assistant(858) 822-0268