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Faculty Directors

JoAnn Trejo

JoAnn Trejo, PhD, MBA

Assistant Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences Faculty Affairs
Professor, Pharmacology
joanntrejo@ucsd.edu
858-246-0150

Dr. Trejo is the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Faculty Affairs and Professor of Pharmacology. Her research focuses on cell signaling in the context of vascular inflammation and cancer. Dr. Trejo is responsible for developing and implementing strategies, initiatives, and programs that enhance the success, recruitment, and retention of an engaged and diverse faculty within Health Sciences. This includes the oversight, strategic direction, and implementation of comprehensive faculty development programs within Health Sciences.


Karen Van Hoesen

Karen Van Hoesen, MD

Associate Dean, Health Sciences Faculty Affairs
Professor of Emergency Medicine
kvanhoesen@ucsd.edu
619-543-6463

Dr. Van Hoesen is the Associate Dean for Health Sciences Faculty Affairs and is a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine. She is a leading authority on diving medicine and physiology and board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. She is responsible for reviewing and revising practices and policies that affect faculty equity, engagement and satisfaction, and serves as a key contact within Health Sciences for faculty consultation on concerns regarding behavior, inequitable treatment and retention. Dr. Van Hoesen is deeply committed to fostering an engaged, diverse, and inclusive faculty in academic medicine.


Vivian Reznik

Vivian Reznik, MD, MPH

Faculty Director
Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Professor of Public Health, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health
vreznik@ucsd.edu
858-534-2952

Dr. Reznik is Faculty Director and Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health. She has a longstanding interest in faculty development and mentoring in academic medicine. She is the Founding Director of the UC San Diego National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine (NCLAM) program.


Debroah Wingard

Deborah Wingard, PhD

Faculty Director
Professor of Public Health, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health
dwingard@ucsd.edu

Dr. Wingard is a Professor of Public Health in the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and is Co-Director of the UC San Diego National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine (NCLAM) program. Dr. Wingard's research focuses on the field of gender and racial health disparities. She oversees quantitative data collection and analysis for all of the OFA programs and climate surveys.


Debroah Wingard

Danielle Fettes, PhD

Faculty Director
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
dfettes@health.ucsd.edu

Danielle L. Fettes, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego and Scientific Investigator with the Child & Adolescent Services Research Center. Dr. Fettes' research focuses on emotional and behavioral health, early childhood trauma, health services disparities, and the implementation of evidence-based approaches into human service systems. Her research is guided by a comprehensive knowledge of advanced methodological design. Dr. Fettes oversees quantitative and mixed-method data collection and analysis for the OFA programs, including Building a Respectful, Inclusive Culture (BRIC) and Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST).



Staff

Virginia (Ginger) Hazen, PhD

Manager, Operations and Strategy
ginger@ucsd.edu
858-246-5749

Ginger Hazen became the Manager of the Health Sciences Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) in late 2018, a newly created position at UC San Diego. Ginger is responsible for the administrative arm of the office, including staff, operations, and communication. She oversees all aspects of the faculty development programs sponsored by OFA. In consultation with the Faculty Directors, she is responsible for managing faculty development and diversity initiatives from the strategic planning stage through implementation, enhancement, and reporting as well as administers diversity initiatives and facilitates the development of a diverse and inclusive community based on a culture of respect in academic medicine.


Mariko Poupard, MA

Program Manager
mpoupard@ucsd.edu
858-246-5691

Mariko Poupard joined the Health Sciences Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) in early 2019. She manages the Future Faculty of Cardiovascular Sciences (FOCUS) program sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). She is committed to delivering excellent professional development programming for faculty in academic medicine and to building a strong community of support that leverages their wealth of experience and expertise.


Morgan Mouchka, PhD

Education Coordinator and Program Manager
mmouchka@ucsd.edu
858-534-1167

Morgan Mouchka joined the Health Sciences Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) in 2019.  Morgan manages the San Diego IRACDA Program, a prestigious NIH-funded postdoctoral program aimed at diversifying biomedical sciences, and a Grant Writing Course (GWC) for junior faculty through the OFA. Morgan coordinates pedagogical training and teaching and professional development opportunities for the postdoctoral fellows.  She is also a passionate educator and is committed to equity, inclusivity, and innovation in teaching and mentoring. 


Naureen Rashid, EdD, MA

Senior Data Analyst
nrashid@ucsd.edu
858-534-1197

Naureen Rashid joined the Health Sciences Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) in late 2020. She manages the collection, analysis, and dissemination of faculty and program data and is committed to facilitating the success and growth of a diverse and inclusive faculty in the Health Sciences.


Yelda Serin, PHD, MA

Data Analyst and Program Manager
yserin@ucsd.edu
858-534-1149

Yelda Serin joined the Health Sciences Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) in early 2022. Yelda manages the Faculty Mentor Training Program, a formal, structured mentorship program designed to support the success of junior faculty, and Raising Advancement and Parity for Infectious Disease Researchers (RAPID), a faculty development program sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) with the goal of providing strong mentorship, professional development, and research training to improve the long-term success of early career faculty and transitioning postdoctoral scholars from underrepresented groups. Yelda is responsible for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of faculty and program data and for the evaluation of program effectiveness. She is committed to partake in the initiatives to enhance the recruitment, retention, and success of an engaged, diverse, and inclusive faculty in Health Sciences.


Laney Stucki, MA

Program Manager
lstucki@health.ucsd.edu
858-246-5743

Laney Stucki joined the Health Sciences Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) in September of 2022. She manages the Leading the Advancement of Underrepresented Neuroscientists for Change (LAUNCH) program, sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and the UC San Diego National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine (NCLAM) program. Laney is passionate about fostering and cultivating positive experiences and inclusive environments for faculty to thrive, while leading with their values of kindness, equity, and optimism. 



Ngoc-Mai Phan, MA

Program Assistant
n3phan@ucsd.edu
858-246-5256

Ngoc-Mai Phan joined the Health Sciences Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) in early 2021. She manages the Building a Respectful, Inclusive Culture (BRIC) program, the Grant Writing Course, and Health Sciences Funding for Leadership Skills Training programsNgoc-Mai also provides logistical support to the San Diego IRACDA program. Ngoc-Mai is dedicated to building an effective, collaborative, and joyful team and office environment.



Tracy Sinclair, BA

Administrative Coordinator
tksinclair@ucsd.edu
858-246-5746

Tracy Sinclair joined the Health Sciences Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) in mid-2022. She manages the Annual Faculty Workshops and provides logistical support to the Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE) program as well as other special events. She is responsible for OFA office logistics and administrative duties, social media/marketing campaigns, and high-level support for the Faculty Directors. Tracy cares deeply about access to higher education and is committed to fostering a welcoming, accepting, and inclusive working environment for staff and faculty alike.


Project Scientist

Samantha Hurst

Samantha Hurst, PhD, MA

Qualitative and Mixed Methods Consultant
Project Scientist, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health
shurst@ucsd.edu
858-822-0766



Student Intern

Ruby Do

Elizabeth Wang

Student Intern


Financial Unit

Khulan Hoshartsaga

Wei Deng

Health Sciences Administrative Leader
Department of Pharmacology
wedeng@ucsd.edu
858-534-2683


Khulan Hoshartsaga

Huiying Yu

Fund Manager
Department of Pharmacology
huyu@ucsd.edu
858-534-5900


Khulan Hoshartsaga

Tom Kogler

Fiscal Assistant
Department of Pharmacology
tkogler@ucsd.edu
858-822-4385











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