Faculty Contact Information


Administration

Joseph Silva, MD
Dean
Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Vice President of Academic Affairs

Gordon A. Wong, MD
Senior Associate Dean of Clinical Medicine
Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases

Xiaodong Feng, PhD, PharmD 
Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach
Professor of Pharmacology and Oncology

Carl C. Hsu, MD
Associate Dean of Global Health Medical Education

Lester Pan, MD, PhD
Associate Dean of Global Health Medical Education Development

Rajendra Ramsamooj, MD
Assistant Dean of Curriculum
Professor of Pathology, Surgical Pathology and Clinical Skills

Ishwarlal Jialal MD, PhD
Assistant Dean of Research
Professor of Physiology, Metabolism and Clinical Diagnostics

Balazs I. Bodai, MD
Professor of International Medicine Education
Director, Breast Cancer Survivorship Institute Kaiser Permanente - CSA

Renjie Yuan, MD
Professor of International Medicine Education

James Martel, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Dean, Department of Graduate Medical Education
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology in the Department of Ophthalmology

Joseph Martel, MD
Assistant Dean, Department of Graduate Medical Education
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology in the Department of Ophthalmology

Catherine F. Yang, PhD
Vice President of Academic Affairs & Associate Dean of Medical Education
Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences

Darilyn Falck, MD, FACEP
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Cardiovascular Pulmonary Course Director

Department of Clinical Science

For-Shing Lui, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurology Clerkship Director
Chairman of Clinical Sciences

Ghaith Aleyd, MD, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Assistant Dean of Assessment

Balazs I. Bodai, MD
Professor of International Medicine Education
Director, Breast Cancer Survivorship Institute Kaiser Permanente - CSA

Floyd Culler, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Clinical Skills

Guy diSibio, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology, Hematopathology, Surgical Pathology, Molecular Genetics and Clinical Skills

Rochelle Frank, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Clerkship Director – Neurology

Louise F. Glaser, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Nazila Hejazi, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology

Laura Hoffman, MD
Associate Professor of Endocrinology

Rudolph Holguin, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Medical Skill Year I

Kenneth Lee, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, and Clinical Skills

Malcolm McHenry, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Medical Skills

Mark Owens, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Mark Sheffield, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology, Endocrinology, and Clinical Skills

Gordon A. Wong, MD
Senior Associate Dean of Clinical Medicine
Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases

Renjie Yuan, MD
Professor of International Medicine Education

Tim Grennan, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine

Arthur Lee, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine

Thura Al-Khayat, MBChB
Assistant Professor, Director of Medical Skill Year II

Claire Baranov, MD
Assistant Professor, Director of Medical Skill Year II

Dermet Fong, MD
Assistant Professor


Department of Basic Science


Nripendra Dhillon, MBBS, MS
Associate Professor of Anatomy

Nehad El-Sawi, PhD
Professor of Molecular Biology, Immunology and Microbiology

Susan Ely, PhD
Professor of Molecular Biology, Immunology and Microbiology, Director of Clinical Case-Based Learning

Xiaodong Feng, PhD, PharmD 
Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach
Professor of Pharmacology and Oncology

Valerie Gerriets, PhD 
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Michael Ibrahim, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Pharmacology,
Physiology, and Radiology/Imaging

Philip Mack, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics , Oncology and Research

Jose Puglisi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physiology, Biostatistics

Katherine Whitcome, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology, CHS
Assistant Professor of Anatomy in the Basic Sciences, COM

Catherine F. Yang, PhD
Associate Dean of Medical Education, Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences

Tracy L. Yarbrough, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology, Director of Center of Teaching and Learning

Alan Ernst, MD
Assistant Professor of Anatomy

Sailabala Vanguri, MD
Assistant Professor of  Anatomy
Phone Number: 916-686-7965


Department of Clinical Medicine

Vijay Khatri, MBChB, FACS, MBA
Professor of Surgery, Electives and Sub-Internships Clerkship Director

Joseph Rogers, MD, FAAP, BCEM
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Critical Care, Clerkship Director of Family Medicine

Carol Lynne Conrad-Forrest, MD
Assistant Professor of OB/GYN Co-Director of Clerkship of OB/GYN

Scott Braley, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Oncology, Anatomy and Clinical Skills

Nazir Habib, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Critical Care

Ravinder Khaira, MD
Associate Professor of Public Health, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Lally Pia, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychiatry Clerkship Director
Phone Number: 916-686-7375

Leonard Ranasinghe, MD, PhD
Professor of Medical Education and Emergency Medicine

Jean-Claude Veille, MD, FACOG
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chair Ob-Gyn
Clerkship Co-Director–Obstetrics and Gynecology

Peter Yip, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine & Occupational Medicine 
Chairman of Clinical Medicine

James Lee, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Clerkship Director-Emergency Medicine

Zahid Iqbal, MD
Internal Medicine Clerkship Director

Shiv Sudhakar, MD
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Martin Rubin, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Muralikrishna Golconda, MD
Professor of Nephrology, Transplantation and Medicine

 

 

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