Internal Advisory Committee

  • Salpy Akaragian, RN-BC, MN
    Director, International and Nurse Credentialing, UCLA Health
  • Anthony Aldave, MD
    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
    Director, Cornea Service
    Director, Cornea & Refractive Surgery Fellowship Program
  • Nick Bernthal, MD
    Orthopedic Surgeon, UCLA Health
  • Scott Binder, MD
    Senior Vice Chair of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    Director, Pathology Clinical Services
    Chief of Dermatopathology
    Pritzker Professor of Clinical Pathology & Dermatology
  • Ines Boechat, MD
    Chief, Pediatric Radiology
  • Tim Brewer, MD
    Vice Provost, Interdisciplinary & Cross-Campus Affairs
    Professor of Medicine
  • Yvonne Bryson, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Marie-Francoise Chesselet, MD, PhD
    Charles H. Markham Professor of Neurology
    Chair & Distinguished Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Dinesh Chhetri, MD
    Physician, Head & Neck Surgery
  • Stephen Commins, PhD
    Associate Director, Global Public Affairs @ UCLA Luskin
  • Judith Currier, MD, MPH
    Chair, Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Director, CARE Center
    Professor, Department of Medicine
    Professor in Residence, Infectious Diseases
    Member, CTSI Research Education, Training, & Career Development Program (CTSI-ED)
  • Daniel DeUgarte, MD
    Director, Global Health Education Programs, UCLA Center for World Health
    Associate Professor of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Anaar Eastoak-Siletz, MD
    Resident (Surgery)
  • Jody Heymann, MD, PhD, MPP
    Dean, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
    Director, WORLD Policy Analysis Center
  • Neveen El-Farra, MD
    Interim Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • C. Cindy Fan, PhD, MPhil
    Vice Provost for International Studies and Global Engagement
    Professor of Geography
  • Risa Hoffman, MD, MPH
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Carla Janzen, MD, PhD
    Physician, Obstetrics & Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Reza Jarrahy, MD
    Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Rome Jutabha, MD
    Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Digestive Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Elliot Landaw, MD, PhD
    Professor & Chair, Department of Biomathematics
    Member, JCCC Patients & Survivors Program Area
  • Jorge Lazareff, MD
    Director, International Medical Service Initiatives, UCLA Center for World Health
    Professor Emeritus of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Steve Lee, MD
    Physician, Radiation Oncology
  • Fola May, MD, PhD
    Co-Director, Global Health Education Programs, UCLA Center for World Health
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Digestive Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Lee Miller, MD
    Director, Global Health Education Programs, UCLA Center for World Health
    Vice Chair for Education, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Santiago Munoz
    Chief Strategy Officer, UCLA Health
  • Scott D. Nelson, MD
    Chief, Santa Monica-UCLA Pathology & Clinical Laboratory
    Director, Clinical Laboratory
    Chief, Skeletal & Soft Tissue Pathology
    Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    Member, Surgical Pathology
    Manager, UCLA Sarcoma Program
  • Adeline Nyamathi, PhD, ANP, FAAN
    Distinguished Professor & Associate Dean for International Research & Scholarly Activities, UCLA School of Nursing
  • Agatha Offorjebe
    Medical Student, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Ninez Ponce, PhD, MPP
    Director, Center for Global and Immigrant Health, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
    Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
  • Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH
    Director, Pediatric Dentistry Preceptorship
    Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry
  • Jian Yu Rao, MD
    Professor of Pathology & Epidemiology
    Chief of Cytopathology
    Director of Gynecological Pathology
  • Richard Rawson, PhD
    Associate Director, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
    Professor-in-Residence, UCLA Department of Psychiatry
  • Michael Rodriguez, MD, MPH
    Professor & Vice Chair for Research, Department of Family Medicine
    Director, UCLA Blum Center on Poverty & Health in Latin America
  • Jean-Paul Rwigema, MD
    Resident (Radiation Oncology)
  • Shant Shekherdimian, MD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Surgery
  • Steve Smale, PhD
    Vice Dean for Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Distinguished Professor, Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics
    Sherie L. and Donald G. Morrison Chair, Molecular Immunology
    Chair, Immunity, Inflammation, Infection, and Transplantation Research Initiative
  • Lara Stemple, JD
    Director, Graduate Studies, UCLA School of Law
    Director, Health & Human Rights Law Project
  • Ren Sun, PhD
    Co-Chair, Research Education, Training, and Career Development Program (CTSI-ED)
    Associate Vice Provost, International Institute
    Professor, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology
  • Victor Tabbush, PhD
    Adjunct Professor Emeritus, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Christopher Tymchuk, MD, PhD
    Assistant Clinical Professor, General Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Barbara Van de Wiele, MD
    Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology
  • Gail Wyatt, PhD
    Associate Director, UCLA AIDS Institute
    Associate Director, Prevention & Clinical Research Program
    Director, Sexual Health Programs
    Professor, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences
    Member, CTSI