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ADMINISTRATION

Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute 

Anthony B. Nesburn, MD
Vice Chair, Scientific Development

Marjan Farid, MD
Vice Chair, Ophthalmic Faculty

Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD
Medical Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Vice Chair, Clinical Ophthalmology

Vladimir Kefalov, PhD
Vice Chair, Basic Research

Jeremiah Tao, MD, FACS
Associate Director, Residency Program in Ophthalmology

Ken Lin, MD, PhD
Director, Medical Education in Ophthalmology

Stephanie Lu, MD
Director, Residency Program in Ophthalmology

Administrative Staff

Shelly Groves Brandon
Chief Administrative Officer
Phone: 949-824-6258
sgrovesb@uci.edu

Ngoc Cao
Finance Director
Phone: 949-824-2924
ngocanhc@hs.uci.edu

Dana Collinson
Director of Marketing & Special Events
Phone: 949-824-7243
dana.collinson@uci.edu

Thelma Castro
Purchasing Agent - Lead
Phone:  949-824-1119
tcastro@uci.edu

Lori Monahan
Senior Analyst - Billing
Phone: 949-824-1881
lvmonaha@uci.edu

Alex Hernandez
Finance & Billing Assistant
Phone: 949-824-2635
alexanh1@uci.edu 

Naomi Carreon
Research Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-5637
ncarreon@hs.uci.edu

Sherry Stoltz
Purchasing Agent
Phone: 949-824-0342
sstoltz@uci.edu

Pnina Greenstein
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Andrew Browne,
Lilangi Ediriwickrema, Austin Fox,
Olivia Lee, Mitul Mehta,
Kimberly Walker, OD
Phone: 949-824-6256
pgreenst@uci.edu

Susan Bohannan
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Charlotte Gore,
Sameh Mosaed, Donny Suh,
Matthew Wade,
Phone: 949-824-4122
sbohanna@uci.edu 

Solmaz Nassipour (Mon - Wed)
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Wade Crow, Ken Lin,
Kailey Marshall, Vivek Patel, 
Kavita Rao,Mohammad Riazi 
Phone: 949-824-7944
nassirps@uci.edu 

Alexandria Castro-Spencer
Program Assistant:
Residency, and Marketing & Events
Phone:  949-824-9276
castrosp@uci.edu

TBD
Office Manager
Executive Assistant to
CAO Shelly Groves Brandon
Phone:  949-824-xxxx
xxx@hs.uci.edu

Pauline Chantakrivat
Residency / Fellowship Coordinator
Phone:  949-824-0158
pbc@hs.uci.edu

Luis Delgado
Director of Business Development
Phone:  949-824-xxxx
luisd2@hs.uci.edu 

Angele Nalbandian, PhD
Senior Editor
Phone:  949-824-9490
a.nalbandian@uci.edu

TBD
Administrator
Center for Translational Vision Research
Phone:  949-824-xxxx
xxx@uci.edu

Taleen Arslanian
Personnel Analyst
Phone: 949-824-6109
tarslani@uci.edu

TBD
Director of Research Operations
Phone:  949-824-xxxx
xxx@hs.uci.edu

Rosalee Reyes
Finance Analyst - Research
Phone: 949-824-9138
rbyap@uci.edu

Juliana Su
Research Administrator
Phone:  949-824-1837
julians7@uci.edu

Rosie Magallon
Research Coordinator
949-824-8295
magallo@uci.edu

Jesi Zavala
Research Coordinator
949-824-6417
yzavala@uci.edu

Miguel Rodriguez
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Marjan Farid, Sumit (Sam) Garg,
Sanjay Kedhar, Jeremiah Tao
Phone: 949-824-0327
miguer5@uci.edu

Annika Fargas
Executive Assistant:
Chair, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD,
Dr. Stephanie Lu
Phone:  949-824-8089
aarcefar@uci.edu