Affiliates

Branden Barger

Program Coordinator
O_VCDO Administration

Matthew Beld

Program Manager
Community Health Systems

Suzy Brady, BA

Community Resource Analyst
M_Psych-ZSFG-Adult-AHP

Ethan Cicero, PhD, RN

Postdoctoral Scholar
N_CHS-Administration

Ethan Cicero, PhD, RN, is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar as well as a Postdoctoral Scholar Fellow in the Biobehavioral Research Training in Symptom Science program within the Department of Community Health Systems at the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing.

John Davis, PhD, MD

Associate Dean, Curriculum
Medicine

My professional interests are both clinical and educational in nature.

Clinically, I am primarily focused on infectious diseases of the immunocompromised host. This includes those who are treated with immunosuppression (e.g., transplant recipients), and those who have other immunosuppressive conditions, especially persons living with HIV. I also have an interest in sexual and gender minority (SGM)/LGBTQ+ health and healthcare disparities.

Carol Dawson-Rose, RN, PhD, FAAN

Professor and Chair
Community Health Systems

James Dilley, MD

Exe Dir - Alliance Hlth Proj
Psychiatry

Gwen Essex, RDH, MS, EdD

HS Clinical Professor
D_Preventive & Restor Dent Sci

Gary Farkas, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
M_Physical Therapy

Dr. Farkas is an Assistant Professor at UCSF with appointments in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science and the Department of Anatomy. He received a BS in kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a PhD in anatomy from the Penn State College of Medicine, as well as completed a certificate in College Teaching from The Graduate School at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr.

Amber Fitzsimmons, DPTSc

Associate Professor and Department Chair
M_Physical Therapy

Dr. Fitzsimmons is an Assistant Professor with joint appointments in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science and the School of Medicine’s Anatomy Department. Prior to her return to academia for her doctorate research, she worked for over a decade in clinical practice with an emphasis on acute care and acute rehabilitation. She is the course director for PT 201: Physical Therapy Assessment, for first-year physical therapy students; PT 735: Psychosocial Issues in Rehabilitation Sciences, for second-year students; and PT 215: C.A.R.E.

Annesa Flentje, PhD

Associate Professor
Community Health Systems

Lisa Georgetti Gomez, MSPH

Project Manager
M_MED-ZSFG-AIDS

Orlando Harris, PhD, FNP, MPH

Assistant Professor
Community Health Systems

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, at the University of California, San Francisco. I am a researcher that uses community-based participatory research methods both in the United States and the Caribbean where I leverage multi-methods data to inform culturally relevant interventions that improves the lives of vulnerable sexual and gender minorities. I have also spent the past several years researching factors that contribute to poor health among Caribbean sexual and gender minorities.

James Harrison, PhD

Associate Adjunct Professor
Medicine

Dr. James Harrison is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. James is a researcher and implementation scientist who uses patient engagement to improve the hospital care transitions of older adults. His vision is to transform health systems so that older adults are at the center of innovation discovery. He seeks to develop and implement care transition interventions that bring the patient voice to the forefront which are then sustained in real-world clinical settings.

Erick Hung, MD

Professor of Clin Psychiatry
Psychiatry

Dr. Erick Hung is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators. He is the Associate Dean for Students in the UCSF School of Medicine. Prior to joining the Dean's team, he served as the Program Director of the Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program from 2012-2022 and the Director of Curricular Affairs for GME for the UCSF School of Medicine from 2015-2022.

Alison Jacoby, MD

PROFESSOR
Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences

Mallory Johnson, PhD

Professor
Medicine

I am a licensed clinical health psychologist, whose research has focused on understanding, measuring, and improving the health of patients with chronic diseases such as HIV. My program of multidisciplinary collaborative research is focused on improving HIV treatment outcomes through patient empowerment. My teaching mission is primarily achieved through my mentoring of early career investigators. I am the Co-Director of the NIH-funded Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) and am Director the the CAPS Developmental Core.

Rachel L. Kaplan, PhD, MPH

Assistant Adjunct Prof.
M_ObGyn-Bixby-ZSFG

Amanda Ling, NP, RN, MS

Inpnt Psych Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatry

Katerina Melino, RN, MS, NP

Assistant Clinical Professor
N_CHS-Administration

Kate Melino is an Assistant Clinical Professor and director of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program at the UCSF School of Nursing. In addition to ongoing curriculum development, her teaching foci include structural competency, reflexive practice, therapeutic communication, trauma-informed care, and PMHNP role development.

Jason Nagata, MD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Pediatrics

Jason Nagata, M.D., M.Sc. is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and affiliated faculty with the Institute for Global Health Sciences and the Center for Sexual and Gender Minority Health. He is Co-Founder of the International Association for Adolescent Health Young Professionals Network. He is an expert in eating disorders, particularly in boys and men.

Greg Rebchook, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Medicine

Dr. Rebchook received his doctorate at the University of Colorado, Boulder in Sociocultural Psychology. He has been working in the HIV prevention field since 1987. Currently, Dr. Rebchook is the Division of Prevention Science Community Engagement Core Director. He is also the Associate Director of the Community Engagement Core on a NIMHD-funded Research Coordinating Center to Reduce Disparities in Multiple Chronic Diseases (RCC RD-MCD). He directs the UCSF CDC-funded Prevention Research Center (PRC).

Patricia Robertson, MD

Professor of Clin OB/GYN
M_ObGyn-MFM-Core-MFM

Sanziana Roman, MD, FACS

Professor of Clinical Surgery
Surgery

Endocrine surgeon
Dr. Sanziana Roman brings two decades of experience in her surgical treatment of tumors of the adrenal, thyroid, and parathyroid glands. She has a particular interest in minimally invasive approaches to surgery and is one of few surgeons around the world with a high-volume practice in posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy (PRA).

Nicole Rosendale, MD

HS Asst Clinical Professor
Neurology

CLINICAL INTERESTS: After completing residency and fellowship training at UCSF, Nicole Rosendale joined the faculty in the Neurohospitalist Division of the Department of Neurology at UCSF in 2017. She primarily attends on the teaching service at San Francisco General Hospital, the city's safety-net hospital and only Level 1 trauma center. Her clinical expertise encompasses the acute manifestations of neurologic disease, including cerebrovascular disease, neuroinfectious disease, and the neurologic manifestations of systemic illness.

Stephen Rosenthal, MD

Professor Emeritus
Pediatrics

James Rouse, MA, MS

Associate Dir of Operations
Family Community Medicine

Jae Rouse Iñiguez, MSHA, MA is a healthcare management expert with over 20 years of professional experience in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. They’ve managed projects with public health departments, academic health center teams, and clinic-based teams in various practice settings. As a Family & Community Medicine Unit Manager they are responsible for administration and operations, contracts, finance, personnel, and HR for all grants awarded to the Training & Health Equity Collaborative administrative unit.

Glenn-Milo Santos, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor
Community Health Systems

Gabriel Sarah, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Anesthesia

Gabriel Sarah, MD is a Health Sciences Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). When not providing clinical anesthesia services to children, Dr. Sarah is actively involved in medical education and research.

Jae Sevelius, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Medicine

Jae Sevelius, PhD, (they/them) is Professor of Medicine and Director of the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS; P30MH062246) and the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health.

Jen Shockey, MPH

Provider Training & Edu Mgr
Psychiatry

Jen has worked at AHP since 2012 as a trainer, capacity building assistance specialist and curriculum writer. Jen became the Manager of the Provider Training and Education unit in 2018. Prior to working at AHP, they have worked in HIV/HCV Prevention since 1992 in a variety of positions from HIV testing and counseling, community outreach, syringe exchange and program management. Their extensive training and teaching background includes a variety of LGBTQ+ topics, including Trans Health, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Shane Snowdon

Consultant
STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT

Judy Tan, PhD

Assoc Professor In Residence
Medicine

Dr. Judy Tan is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Prevention Science, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), at the University of California San Francisco. She is a behavioral and prevention scientist trained in social and health psychological theory, quantitative research methods, and intervention development. Her research aims to develop novel interventions to reduce health disparities, particularly those among sexual and gender minority people of color.

Lori Thoemmes

Director
UCSF Alliance Health Project

Wilson Vincent, PhD, MPH

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Medicine

I am a clinical and community psychologist who is also trained in public health, including epidemiology and intervention development, and quantitative research methods. Broadly, I am interested in health disparities that affect racial and ethnic minorities. More specifically, I am focusing on 1) increasing engagement in care and treatment for vulnerable patient populations (e.g., increasing retention in the HIV continuum of care among HIV-positive Black men) and 2) the effects of stigma and psychosocial distress on the mental and physical health of vulnerable populations.